Sam Gruber has posted several historic pictures of the synagogue in Zhovkva, which were provided to him by Sergey Kravtsov.
The pictures show the synagogue under destruction during WW2 and also interior shots, including the highly decorated ark.
By contrast, here is a picture of how the ark looks today, which I took in Zhovkva last week:
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