August 20th, 2014

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Chandeliers

Remember the chandeliers from Jesmond shul, now installed in Gosforth shul? Let's (now I've had a chance to get close with a camera) take a close look at them:

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Can you see what's at the top? Little figures (angels?) blowing trumpets.

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They're easily missed from floor level. I'd bet you'd never get that in decorations for a new Orthodox synagogue today!

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