Were there miniature sanctuaries even before the Temple was destroyed?
About the trend toward competitive advertising for High Holiday services.
New excavations, new revelations.
Yes, but their role changed after the destruction of the Second Temple.
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. . .
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,. . .
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. . .
One of the oldest Jewish congregations in the Western hemisphere is about to celebrate its three-hundred-sixtieth anniversary.
The architectural look of 19th-century synagogues in Berlin, Amsterdam, Paris, and London reflected the look of Jewish emancipation and assimilation in each country.