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synagogue

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Definition a place of worship for a people of the Jewish faith
  • They were arrested for planning to bomb a series of synagogues.
synagogues = places where members of the Jewish faith worship
  • In his speech at the synagogue, the President repeated that the United States will support Israel.
  • synagogue = a place of worship for a people of the Jewish faith
  • 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
  • synagogue = a place where members of the Jewish faith worship
  • She'd had no problems walking into the synagogue.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • synagogue = a place where members of the Jewish faith worship
  • The synagogue had been burned to the ground.
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • synagogue = a place where members of the Jewish faith worship
  • 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
  • synagogue = a place where members of the Jewish faith worship
  • They close early on Friday to go to synagogue.
    Robert Lipsyte  --  The Contender
  • synagogue = a place of worship for a people of the Jewish faith
  • Our convoy went toward the main synagogue.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The synagogue was like a huge station: luggage and tears.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • There were no longer any synagogues open.
    Elie Wiesel  --  Night
  • The Fascists are attacking Jewish shops and synagogues.
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • He was a man of all work at a Hasidic synagogue.
    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
  • 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
  • —They love the uppermost rooms at feasts, and the chief seats in the synagogues, ....
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • 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

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