Img. ID: 151138
The great multi-tiered wooden carved Torah ark, made in 1868, correlated with architectural details of construction of the prayer hall. The Torah ark is built as a volumetric structure in the form of a canopy. The main panel of the Torah Ark is designed as a complex three-level architectural construction, decorated with a large number of columns, gilded wood carvings, false veils - lambrequins, heraldic eagle, griffins, lions and birds. The heraldic eagle, which crowned the upper part of the Torah ark, is located on the vault. Coat of arms and flag of Romania and Wallachia situated on the ceiling canopy.
Inscriptions: שנת כבוד כלילת יופי לפק
The year 5628 (1868)
מעשה ידינו להתפאר היא אהרון ומשה
The work of our hands for to be proud of, Aaron and Moses
ועשית כפורת, זהב טהור
And thou shall make a mercy seat of pure gold (Exodus 25:17)