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St. Louis Chapel Stained Glass Window Depicts Apollo Moon, Earth Views

A stained glass window for a new memorial chapel built under auspices of the four Reform synagogues of St. Louis, which was designed by artist Sol Nodel of New York, contains views of the earth and of the moon as seen and photographed by Apollo astronauts. The memorial chapel for the new Mount Sinai Cemetery Association will be dedicated on Sept. 7.

The stained glass window, entitled “the Window of Truth,” is 22 feet wide and 17 feet high and is composed of 30 panels, containing about 4,000 individual pieces of glass. The Jewish artist said the window has an infinity section on which he painted the Apollo views of earth and moon, believed to be the first representations in stained glass.