After months of winter weather and struggles to arrange an installation, the Shine the Light mosaic finally went up at Temple Shalom in Newton. I’m a bit behind in my documentation, but here’s a look at the installation in April. You’ll see that after the pieces were hung they covered them with paper tablecloths to keep them a secret until their unveiling at a family service a few weeks later!
The first piece, made by more than 300 people:The flames of the oil lamp, designed and built by 27 3rd-6th grade students:
Covering it up for the big reveal: