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People of the Jewish religion practice in synagogues as their official place of worship. Synagogue is a Greek word that means "assembly." More »

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Depending on the denomination of Judaism, the terms for a modern Jewish place of worship are synagogue, shul and temple. These words' usage bears the closest resemblance to the Christian "church" or Islamic "mosque." The... More »

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In the Jewish faith, a place of worship is called a temple, shul or synagogue. The synagogue is similar to a Christian church. It serves as a social center and as a place to pray and study. It is the center of the religi... More »

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Depending on the denomination of Judaism, the terms for a modern Jewish place of worship are synagogue, shul and temple. These words' usage bears the closest resemblance to the Christian "church" or Islamic "mosque." The... More »

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There are approximately 55 prophets in the Jewish religion. There is some debate about who should be included on the list and the roles some of them played. There are three divisions of prophets, which are former prophet... More »

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The geographical origins of the Jewish religion can be traced back to the Fertile Crescent, an area of land on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea that is situated between the Nile, Tigris and Euphrates rivers. This ... More »

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