This custom aron kodesh highlights the olive wood carvings of the twelve tribes and ten commandments crown. The aron kodesh is built from solid wood African Walnut. The design features sliding doors that slide one into the next behind the decorative sides of the ark. The boxes show off the magnificent dovetail joinery. The inside is upholstered with velvet. LED lights have been installed over the carving on the columns.
Aron Kodesh for Sephardic Minyan at Young Israel
This Aron Kodesh was commissioned along with a matching torah table by the Sephardic Minyan at the Westchester Young Israel in New Rochelle, New York. The twelve tribes carvings flanking the side columns of this ark are carved by hand at from ancient Israeli olive wood. The olive wood is environmentally harvested, rescued from development, cut, and carefully dried, stored in weather controlled conditions until ready to work. Bass Synagogue Furniture designs and builds custom torah arks for synagogues based upon the layout of the space, style, and budget. Clients choose from a variety of woods, details, and finishes. Each torah ark is carefully designed and produced from a detailed rendering, which will help to visualize the project and raise funds. Please contact us to assist in the design and production of your synagogue furniture.