Synagoga Tempel

From Darkness to Light Collection*

Synagoge Tempel stained glass window designed and created by Jill Tarabar for JiSTdesigns



Original image photographed in Warsaw Poland that inspired stained glass window Synagoga Tempel created by Jill Tarabar for JiSTdesigns


The window measures 16″ x 16″ including 1/2″ zinc came frame. It is constructed in the copper foil method. Designed and constructed in 2018.

*From Darkness to Light*
In the fall of 2017, my husband Marty and I joined a group of congregants from Congregation Beth Or in Maple Glen PA on a fascinating 2 week pilgrimage to Poland and Israel. The trip was designed to trace our roots and gain a deeper understanding for our history as Jews.

This collection of stained glass windows was inspired by that pilgrimage, both the deeply depressing images of concentration camps and uplifting images pointing us to a bright future. We begin with the darkness...