Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of synagogue.

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Examples

  • They aren't involved in synagogues, JCCs, Jewish Federations, or the new organizations of Jewish expression sprouting up, and being Jewish is tangential to their overall identity.

    Paul Golin: What Is the Biggest Divide in the Jewish Community?

  • Posters have gone up in synagogues and community centers, informing people that they have about a month, depending on their home state, to register as voters.

    10 « September « 2008 « Niqnaq

  • I see that 190,000 Jews are predicted to be about to celebrate the Jewish New Year in synagogues across Saudi Arabia.

    Archive 2008-09-01

  • For though they were called synagogues, that is to say, congregations of the people; yet, inasmuch as the law was every

    Leviathan

  • “From playing small synagogues and underground synagogues, she’s gone over the course of several albums to playing major-label synagogues and sold-out arena synagogues.”

    One Woman for One People | Jewschool

  • From playing small synagogues and underground synagogues, she’s gone over the course of several albums to playing major-label synagogues and sold-out arena synagogues.

    One Woman for One People | Jewschool

  • Ms. Menocal cites the ways Islamic styles appear in Spanish synagogues one, in Toledo, even incorporating Koranic inscriptions and in the 14th-century Christian palace the Real Alacazar in Seville.

    Philocrites: September 2003 Archives

  • The word synagogues, here, clearly means not the place of worship of that name, but places where many were accustomed to assemble -- near the markets, or courts, where they could be seen of many.

    Barnes New Testament Notes

  • For though they were called synagogues, that is to say, congregations of the people; yet, inasmuch as the law was every Sabbath day read, expounded, and disputed in them, they differed not in nature, but in name only, from public schools; and were not only in Jerusalem, but in every city of the Gentiles where the Jews inhabited.

    Leviathan, or, The matter, forme, & power of a common-wealth ecclesiasticall and civill

  • And then if Dr. Lightfoot reckon, with the help of the Jewish calendars, that this course of Abia fell on the seventeenth day of the third month, the month Sivan, answering to part of May and part of June, it is worth observing that the portions of the law and the prophets which were read this day in synagogues were very agreeable to that which was doing in the temple; namely, the law of the Nazarites (Num. vi.), and the conception of Samson, Judg. xiii.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

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