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Parshat Terumah
The synagogues and study halls in the Diaspora are considered “miniature sanctuaries.” For this reason, we find that some of the physical characteristics of the Holy Temple are to be incorporated into the building of a synagogue . . .
A synagogue is a place of Jewish worship. In addition to housing a sanctuary for services, synagogues (most notably Chabad centers) serve as the centerpoint of Jewish life.
What Is a Synagogue? A synagogue is a place of Jewish worship. In addition to housing a sanctuary for services, synagogues often serve as the centerpoint of Jewish life. The word “synagogue” is the Greek parallel to the Hebrew term beit knesset, “house of...
Ever feel a bit uncomfortable or disoriented when going to a shul (synagogue)? Rabbi Zalman Goldstein gives us a sense of the basic items we can expect inside.
Why do we need a synagogue? How do we build a synagogue? What do we do in one?
Practical Parshah—Terumah
Every synagogue is known as a “miniature sanctuary” (mikdash me’at). How does one show respect for a shul?
At almost every function I attend, a wedding, kid's birthday party or communal gathering, someone comes up to me and says, "Rabbi, do you know why I don't go to synagogue...."
The synogouge is a holy place some laws on how one should conduct themselves
The Woman Who Won a Lottery--and Built Synagogues
'Dubbela, why are you singing?' She asked, 'What's making you so happy?' I told her, 'It's my day today. I'm on my way to buy a lottery ticket and I'm sure that I'll win.'
When I was eighteen years old, I had an internship at an auction house in Geneva. It was exciting, and I befriended many interesting people, yet I still felt very much alone . . .
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