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The Synagogue. A Place of Worship for Jews. Judaism. Being born into the religion Believe in one God Believe that they are the chosen ones Follow the 10 Commandments Sacred book– Torah / Talmud Worship in a synagogue Family life is important Shabbat – sacred day.

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the synagogue

The Synagogue

A Place of Worship for Jews

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

judaism
Judaism
  • Being born into the religion
  • Believe in one God
  • Believe that they are the chosen ones
  • Follow the 10 Commandments
  • Sacred book– Torah / Talmud
  • Worship in a synagogue
  • Family life is important
  • Shabbat – sacred day

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Religious Education - Powys
  • Worship and Meditation
  • Celebrations
  • Sacred books
  • Teachers and their teachings
  • Lifestyles
  • The Community

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The Synagogue - Swansea

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The Synagogue
  • “House of the Community” - synagogue
  • A place for worship and a community centre

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The synagogue – inside

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Inside the synagogue
  • In traditional synagogues women worship separately

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Symbols - Menorah

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Menora
  • Each branch symbolises days of the week – Shabbat in the middle
  • Everlasting light – light the Temple in Jerusalem
  • Synagogues face towards Jerusalem- The Holy City

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Symbols – Star of David

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Star of David – Crown ( God)

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

crown god
Crown = God
  • Jews describe God as the Creator and Lord of the universe .
  • The crown symbolises “King” and it is evident in the religion.

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The 10 Commandments

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Stained Glass Windows – 12 Tribes of Israel

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Stained Glass Windows

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Stained Glass Windows – Special Days
  • 1.Yom Kippur – live without food, drink and comfort for 25 hours – to prove that the soul is greater than physical needs
  • 2. Welcome the Shabbat – the mother lights two candles, the father recites the Kiddush, they drink wine and eat a special bread that is pleated called Challah. A happy celebration
  • 3.Rosh Hashana – New Year.A serious time – time of repentance. The Shofar horn is blown

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Stained Glass Windows – Special Days
  • 4. Shavuot – Festival of Weeks –The 10 Commandments – on Mount Sinai
  • 5. Sukkot – Festival of the Tabernacle – remember the Exodus from Egypt and the time the Jews spent in the desert. Decorate with fruits and flowers and palm branches. Arrive at the Holy Land
  • 6. Purim ???? Esther

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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7. Chanukha – Festival of Light
  • 8. Moses and the burning bush ?????
  • 9. Pesach – Festival of the unleavened bread – Remember the Exodus from Egypt

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Lectern

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The Torah – The Ark

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The Torah – resting place

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The Torah - cover

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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The Torah / Talmud

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Dress / clothing

Places of Worship - The Synagogue

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Wedding

Places of Worship - The Synagogue