beth hatefillah

noun
beth ha·​te·​fil·​lah | \ ˌbāth-ˌhä-tə-ˈfi-lə, -fi-ˈlä, ˌbāt-, ˌbās- \
variants: or bet hatefillah \ ˌbāt-​ˌhä-​tə-​ˈfi-​lə , -​fi-​ˈlä , ˌbās-​ \

Definition of beth hatefillah

: a Jewish house of worship : synagogue

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History and Etymology for beth hatefillah

Hebrew bēth hattĕphillāh house of prayer

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“Beth hatefillah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beth%20hatefillah. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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