The synagogue is a place of worship for Jews. Synagogues have different internal features. Jews read the Torah during worship, and Orthodox and Reform synagogues have diverse practices.
What is a synagogue?
A prayer shawl
The Jewish place of worship
The Jewish holy book
Where is the Torah kept inside the synagogue?
In the Ner Tamid
In the yad
In the ark
What is the Ner Tamid?
The lamp hung above the ark in the synagogue
The pointer used when reading the Torah
Where is the Ner Tamid situated inside the synagogue?
Above the ark
Inside the ark
In the bimah
What is the bimah?
The place where the Torah is kept
The lamp in a synagogue which is kept alight
The raised platform where the Torah is read from
Which denomination of Judaism does not allow men and women to sit together in the synagogue?
What is used to point to the Torah while it is being read?
The Ner Tamid
Which denomination of Judaism is against women being ordained as Rabbis?
How often are the Ten Commandments read aloud in the synagogue?
Three times a year
Twice a day
Once a week
Why is it tradition for men and women to be separated in the synagogue?
To discriminate against women
To avoid distraction during worship time
Because women cannot be Rabbis