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Synagogue: Quiz


Question 1: The Dohány Street Synagogue in ________, Hungary; which seats 3,000.

Question 2: The Great Synagogue of Plzeň, ________.
Czech RepublicSlovakiaHungaryPoland

Question 3: The Hurva Synagogue, located in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, was Jerusalem's main Ashkenazi synagogue from the 16th century until 1948, when it was destroyed by the ________ several days after the conquest of the city.
Desert ForceRoyal Jordanian Land ForceArab LegionJordan

Question 4: The oldest Samaritan synagogue, the Delos Synagogue dates from between 150 and 128 BCE, or earlier and is located on the island of ________.

Question 5: Scenes from the ________ from the Dura-Europos synagogue (244 CE).
Book of EstherPsalmsBook of DanielSong of Songs

Question 6: In Ashkenazi synagogues The ________ was read on a reader's table located in the center of the room, while the leader of the prayer service, the Hazzan, stood at his own lectern or table, facing the Ark.

Question 7: The Torah Ark, (Hebrew: Aron Kodesh—ארון קודש) (called the heikhal—היכל [temple] by ________) is a cabinet in which the Torah scrolls are kept.
Ashkenazi JewsSpanish and Portuguese JewsSephardi JewsJews

Question 8: It was founded by ex-Marranos (Portuguese ________) in 1675.
MexicoJewish ethnic divisionsSephardi JewsCrypto-Judaism

Question 9: A synagogue is not in the strictest sense a temple; it does not replace the long-since destroyed Temple in ________.

Question 10: The ________ Nidhe Israel Synagogue ("Bridgetown Synagogue"), located in the capital city of Bridgetown, was first built in 1654.
Cayman IslandsBarbadosBritish Virgin IslandsAnguilla


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