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  • They were arrested for planning to bomb a series of synagogues.
  • The President repeated that the United States will support Israel in his speech at the synagogue.
  • She’d had no problems walking into the synagogue.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • They made a perfect half circle in front of the synagogue doors, like a steel trap with gaping jaws ready to be sprung.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic

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  • The synagogue had been burned to the ground.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • We were no longer allowed to go into restaurants or cafes, to travel on the railway, to attend the synagogue, to go out into the street alter six o’clock.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • They close early on Friday to go to synagogue.
    Robert Lipsyte  --  The Contender
  • The Fascists are attacking Jewish shops and synagogues.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • He was a man of all work at a Hasidic synagogue.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • There were no longer any synagogues open.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night

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  • During the day I studied the Talmud, and at night I ran to the synagogue to weep over the destruction of the Temple.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • We used to stay in the synagogue after all the faithful had left, sitting in the gloom, where a few half-burned candles still gave a flickering light.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • One day, as I was just going into the synagogue, I saw sitting on a bench near the door, Moshe the Beadle.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • He wandered in the synagogue or in the streets, with his eyes down, his back bent, avoiding people’s eyes.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • Our convoy went toward the main synagogue.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The synagogue was like a huge station: luggage and tears.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • They first had to go through the big synagogue, where they were minutely searched, to see that they were not taking away any gold, silver, or other objects of value.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • "If you want," Yetta said over their measly, cold breakfast, "you could go to your synagogue—er, temple, er—"
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • He began to attend synagogue regularly with my mother—I’ll get to her later—and offered financial support to numerous Jewish causes.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Houses, shelters, hospitals, apartments, office buildings, schools, churches and synagogues, and warehouses.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • One elderly lady had barely got her walker through the door before it spread like wildfire that she had embezzled big money from her synagogue.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • He was active in the community, philanthropic, giving money to synagogues and other Jewish charities.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • They heard about Kristallnacht in Germany, when gangs of Nazi thugs roamed through Jewish neighborhoods, breaking windows in homes and stores, burning synagogues, and beating people in the streets.
    Karen Levine  --  Hana’s Suitcase
  • I looked forward to going to synagogue services with my maternal grandparents, with whom I was especially close.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • An ugly word scrawled on the wall of a synagogue.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • She was very religious, this woman, and always go to pray at the synagogue they had there.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • They set fire to the synagogue and ripped apart sacred Torah scrolls.
    Lauren Tarshis  --  I Survived: The Nazi Invasion, 1944
  • —They love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, .
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • Shops, synagogues, Reichstags, houses, personal items, slain people, and of course, books.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • I could as easily have gone for help to a Jewish synagogue or a Shinto temple, or—Ah.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • Go, Tubal, and meet me at our synagogue; go, good Tubal; at our synagogue, Tubal.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Merchant of Venice
  • Simon would never see the inside of a church or synagogue again.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Ashes
  • And in the mornings he would go to synagogue to say Yizkor—the memorial prayer for the dead—for his mother.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • As for the wonders of Bombay its famous city hall, its splendid library, its forts and docks, its bazaars, mosques, synagogues, its Armenian churches, and the noble pagoda on Malabar Hill, with its two polygonal towers—he cared not a straw to see them.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • There is, in the synagogue, in the mosque, in the pagoda, in the wigwam, a hideous side which we execrate, and a sublime side, which we adore.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Nowadays, they were the ones who stole the booze, the ones who beat the bald guy unconscious at the airport before taking his wallet, the ones who painted the swastikas on the synagogue.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • The city comprises prominent (Jewish) synagogues, (Christian) churches, and (Islamic) mosques.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • The nuns I glimpsed were robed and ghostly figures I wanted no part of Culturally we were like those Jews who observe certain traditions but never visit a synagogue.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • The old bank of Ireland was over the way till the time of the union and the original jews’ temple was here too before they built their synagogue over in Adelaide road.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I mean, I’ve already been punished, right? I already can’t go into a church, a synagogue, I can’t say—I can’t say holy names, I can’t get older, I’m already shut out from normal life.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Glass
  • "I tell you," resumed Clopin angrily, "that I’m not a Jew, and that I’ll have you hung, belly of the synagogue, like that little shopkeeper of Judea, who is by your side, and whom I entertain strong hopes of seeing nailed to a counter one of these days, like the counterfeit coin that he is!"
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Because, one, you didn’t approve of his going into the synagogue and throwing all the tables and idols all over the place.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • Despite every church, mosque, and synagogue in it, this is not the world any God worth his salt would have created.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
  • Have you been to the synagogue in Bussard?
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Calloway had been convicted of burning a synagogue to the ground seven years ago.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • He seemed to enjoy himself, when old-country and synagogue buddies and former partners were there, telling them he was done for.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • She had only a vague sense of the differences between Jewish, Presbyterian, and Catholic churches, apart from the fact that the Jewish ones were called synagogues.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • And more humans come to synagogue and read it.
    Neal Stephenson  --  Snow Crash
  • When she told me we were going to the Word of Faith Temple, I imagined it was a synagogue.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • Which is more frequently than I’d been to a mosque or a synagogue.
    John Green  --  Looking for Alaska
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