On the night of 1 June, unknown vandals smashed a copy of the Ark of the Covenant made in accordance with the descriptions in the Torah. In the publication on the website Nana10 alleged that the police saw the bullies, but didn’t stop them.
According to the website «Arutz-7», the ark of the Covenant, mounted on the IDF square in Jerusalem, near the walls of the Old city, were given to the Israelites 55-year-old businesswoman from the Philippines grace Gophna.
It was the work of 12 artists for four months. The ark created from wood, metal, stone and gilded. He weighed about 800 pounds, and its cover was decorated with two cherubim.
The cost of this gift to the city was estimated at tens of thousands of dollars.
Grace Gophna emphasizes that the Ark was created in exact accordance with its descriptions in the Torah, and so she hoped that her gift would support the Israelis in their fight for the state and for Jerusalem.
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