were created as a collaborative piece with my husband John
Kapel, who did the woodwork in walnut. My part of it is the
steel and bronze insert into the front of the doors. The right
side is the burning bush, representing the visionary metaphysical
insight that fuels the basic concepts of Judaism, and the
left side is the tree of life that represents the continuity
of the people who hold the humanitarian values and spiritual
awareness inherent in the Jewish tradition.
translate as follows: Right panel:We honor the insight given to us from
Left panel: The people
of Israel live in the joy of the Torah.
6 feet high, 4 feet wide