Synagogue

A synagogue, also spelled synagog (from Greek συναγωγή, transliterated synagogē, meaning `assembly`; בית כנסת beth knesset, meaning `house of assembly`; בית תפילה beth t`fila, meaning `house of prayer`; שול shul; אסנוגה esnoga; קהל kahal), is a Jewish house of prayer. Synagogues have a large hall for pray...
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Synagogue

• (n.) The council of, probably, 120 members among the Jews, first appointed after the return from the Babylonish captivity; -- called also the Great Synagogue, and sometimes, though erroneously, the Sanhedrin. • (n.) A congregation or assembly of Jews met for the purpose of worship, or the performance of religious rites. • (n.) Any ...
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synagogue

noun (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
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synagogue

Click images to enlargeIn Judaism, a place of worship, study, and gathering; in the USA a synagogue is also called a temple by the non-Orthodox. As an institution it dates from the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in AD 70, though it had been developing from the time of the Babylonian exile as a substitute f...
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Synagogue

Syn'a·gogue noun [ French, from Latin synagoga , Greek ... a bringing together, an assembly, a synagogue, from ... to bring together; sy`n with + ... to lead. See Syn- , and Agent .] 1. A congregation or assembly of Jews met for the purpose of worship, or the pe...
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synagogue

A building where a Jewish congregation meets for religious teaching and worship.
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Synagogue

A Jewish house of worship and study. See the Jewish Synagogue Records Wiki page.
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Synagogue

A synagogue is a Jewish place of worship.
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synagogue

in Judaism, a community house of worship that serves as a place not only for liturgical services but also for assembly and study. Its traditional ... [7 related articles]
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synagogue

In Judaism, a place of worship, study, and gathering; in the USA a synagogue is also called a temple by the non-Orthodox. As an institution it dates from the destruction of the Temple...
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synagogue

synagogue (sin'ugog) [Gr.,=assembly], in Judaism, a place of assembly for worship, education, and communal affairs. The origins of the institution are unclear. One tradition dates it to the Babylonian exile of the 6th cent. B.C. The returnees may have brought back with them the basic structure t...
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synagogue

synagogue, synagog 1. The regular assembly or congregation of the Jews for religious instruction and worship apart from the service of the temple, constituting, since the destruction of the temple, their sole form of public worship; hence, the religious organization of the Jews as typified by this, the Jewish communion. 2. The Great Synagogue: a Je...
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Synagogue

The Jewish building for public worship. Since the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 CE, the synagogue has been a central component of Jewish religious and cultural life (Smith and Green 1995
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synagogue

[n] - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
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