Gates of Jerusalem

Arks 4A- Gates of Jerusalem--closed

Gates of Jerusalem Ark at Univ. of Florida Hillel,
Gainesville, FL. 8’-0”W x 6’-3”H. The gates are patterned on the actual gates leading from West Jerusalem to the Old City.

Arks 4B - Gates of Jerusalem open

When the ark is in use, the gates are moved aside to reveal the inner ark doors and a back-lit inscription (“Open to me the gates of righteousness…” Psalm 118) that also serves as a perpetually illuminated Ner Tamid.