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Jamie Straz

Jamie Straz

Miami Beach, FL, US

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Mechitza Furniture

Custom Mechitza designed for an Orthodox Synagogue in Miami Beach.

A Mechitza is a room divider found in Orthodox Synagogue to separate between the sexes during services. Most traditional ones tend to make the person sitting on the other side excluded from the services. In this design since the divider itself is completely frameless the person sitting behind the glass feels part of the overall room, not separated behind a window or wall. Custom stained wood base with concealed wheels allows the dividers to be moved around and reconfigured depending on the congregations needs.

 
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Status: Built
Location: Miami Beach, FL, US
Additional Credits: Photos by Paul Stoppi

 

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