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Photo Essay: The Art and Architecture of an Art Deco Muralist

Temple Emanu-El

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Photo: Copyright © 2009 Hildreth Meière Dunn

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Temple Emanu-El

Meière was commissioned to design mosaics for what became the largest synagogue in the world at the time of its completion in 1929. She incorporated Jewish symbols into a geometric design along the arch. The Tree of Life, Prayer Shawl, Star of David, and Wedding Canopy are some of the eleven images.

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