beth hatefillah

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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Hebrew bēth hattĕphillāh house of prayer

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