Through the Tears of 6 Million

From Darkness to Light Collection*
through the tears of 6 million designed and created by Jill Tarabar for JiSTdesigns
22.5″ x 28.5″


Inspiration for Through the Tears of 6 Million as interpreted by Jill Tarabar for JiSTdesignsInspiration:

One of the most powerful locations we visited during our pilgrimage to Poland and Israel was the death camp, Majdanek. As we walked past this horrendous space, a gas chamber, I felt the beauty and spirit of all of the lost souls in the shades of blue-green on the far wall. Tears well up as I even think of this site.


The window measures 22.5″ x 28.5″ including 3/4″ zinc came frame. It is constructed in the copper foil method and includes over 200 individual pieces of glass. 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...