House of Meeting Synagogue Bet T’filah or Bet Ha-Midrash. Bet Ha-Knesset. Desk or platform To read Torah scrolls No prescribed position. Bimah. Divides men and women in Orthodox worship places Erzat nashim or court of women in the Temple is the origin.
Hodesh – that which is renewed
Lunar month is 29.5 days; 2 months = 59; 354 days or 11 short of solar calendar
Double the month of Adar in years 3, 6, 8, 11, 14, 17, and 19 to keep seasons right
Festivals on specific days on Jewish calendar (15-22 Nisan is Passover), but will vary on the solar calendar.Jewish Calendar