Synagogue

Were there miniature sanctuaries even before the Temple was destroyed?

Isabel Kershner
Dec. 14 2015 12:01AM

About the trend toward competitive advertising for High Holiday services.

Marc Angel
Sept. 1 2015 12:01AM

New excavations, new revelations.

James R. Strange
July 24 2015 12:01AM

Yes, but their role changed after the destruction of the Second Temple.

Megan Sauter
April 7 2015 12:01AM

The husband-and-wife team of Rick and Laura Brown has reconstructed the synagogue of the Polish town of Gwoździec. In an interview, Rick Brown discusses the. . .

Rick Brown
Oct. 7 2014 12:01AM

In ancient times, Syria was home to one of the largest Jewish communities in the diaspora; most of its Jews departed during the 20th century,. . .

Dorothy King
Oct. 3 2014 12:01AM

At a fifth-century synagogue in Galilee, researchers have uncovered images not easily linked to any biblical narrative. So far, their meaning remains elusive.  

July 11 2014 12:01AM

The Eliyahu Hanabi synagogue in Damascus, built to honor the prophet Elijah and a pilgrimage site for centuries, lies flattened after a devastating attack by Syrian. . .

Josh Rogin
May 28 2014 12:01AM

The Song of Songs and the old men, filled with longing, who sing it.

April 11 2014 3:55PM

One of the oldest Jewish congregations in the Western hemisphere is about to celebrate its three-hundred-sixtieth anniversary.

Cindy Mindell
Oct. 28 2013 12:00AM

The architectural look of 19th-century synagogues in Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, and London reflected the look of Jewish emancipation and assimilation in each country.

Vladimir Levin
Aug. 16 2013 12:00AM