shul

noun
\ ˈshu̇l How to pronounce shul (audio) \

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After a rabbi saw Sivan sing at his shul in Perth, he was invited to perform at Sydney’s Central Synagogue. Michael Schulman, The New Yorker, "Troye Sivan’s Coming of Age," 17 June 2019 Dovid is nominated by the shul to inherit Ronit’s father’s position as rabbi. Josephine Livingstone, The New Republic, "Circle of Trust," 30 Apr. 2018 The shul's other Torah scrolls were also taken out for this celebration. Sergio Carmona, Jewish Journal, "Aventura shul celebrates new CommUNITY Torah," 30 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of shul

1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shul

Yiddish, school, synagogue, from Middle High German schuol school

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