custom designed wood Aron Kodesh features hand carving and lighting

Kriat Ya’arim, Jerusalem Synagogue Interior

View the finished product

Bass Synagogue Furniture was commissioned by Synagogue Binyan Bracha V’shalom synagogue in Kriat Ya’arim, Tel Stone, Israel. The project was custom designed in three dimensional renderings and includes an aron kodesh, bimah, two podiums, and fourty meters of library shelving throughout the synagogue. All synagogue furnishings will be installed on site. The aron kodesh stands tall at about three and a half meters high and wide. The woodwork throughout the project will heavily ornamented with twisted carved columns, crowns, hand wood carving, routing and custom made moldings.  Will be installed before Pesach, 5776.

synagogue in progress with twisted carved columns

At Bass Synagogue Furniture all the carving detail work is produced by hand by Jewish artisans in Israel.  The Kiriat Yaarim built in aron kodesh took three months of intensive daily carving to complete. Each detail is unique to this project. Watch our master carver Gabriel Bass carving the synagogue detail work.

Wood carving of traditional torah ark for synagogue in Israel

Watch Israeli craftmen building columns by hand for synagogue Binyan Bracha V’shalom in Kriat Ya’arim, Tel Stone, Israel, near Jerusalem.  The columns were built completely from solid wood, glued together, lathed round, carved by hand in a twisted pattern, and sanded.  Makes passersby want to reach and and touch them.