Definition of synagogue
1 : a Jewish congregation
2 : the house of worship and communal center of a Jewish congregation
synagogalplay \ˌsi-nə-ˈgä-gəl\ adjective
Recent Examples of synagogue from the Web
Beth Israel Moved from 11th and State streets to 11 N. Latah St. in 2003 The synagogue was built in 1895 when there were only 25 Jewish families in Boise.
The studio also donated photography for synagogue charity events, and did photography for the Masons.
Prayer can be done in a church, a synagogue or a mosque or in your heart and mind and soul.
This architectural calamity prompts the men of the synagogue to enlist the assistance of an ultra-Orthodox rabbi, who fixes the building but places the women in a drab back room — without a new balcony.
If these rapes and murders had happened inside a black church—or even a synagogue, a mosque, or an LGBT community center—
Barch said current members are working on organizing the genealogical research library at the synagogue in Homewood.
Monona hosts weddings and high school proms, while the First Unitarian Society shares its space with a local synagogue.
Arkansas had 6,697 congregations, synagogues and Muslim houses of worship in 2010, according to a study by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies.
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SYNAGOGUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of synagogue for English Language Learners
: a building that is used for Jewish religious services
SYNAGOGUE Defined for Kids
Definition of synagogue for Students
: a Jewish house of worship
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