Synagogue architecture often follows styles in vogue at the place and time of
construction. ... where the Torah is read (and from where the services are
conducted in Sephardi synagogues) can range f...
The following describes the basic floor-plan of a synagogue. ... In the middle of
these traditional shuls there is a bimah–a platform holding a reader's table facing
It is called a "bima" - pronounced "bee-MAH." ... Actors in the theater perform on a
platform called a? ... There is no special word for the steps in a synagogue.
Judaism The platform from which services are conducted in a synagogue. Also
called almemar. 2. Eastern Orthodox Church The area of a church in which the ...
... the Hebrew word for stage or elevated platform. In a Synagogue, the bimah is
the platform from which the sacred Torah scroll is read aloud during a service.
Unfortunately the synagogue was hit by arsonists in 1964 and Torahs and ...
Maimonides or the Rambam rules that the reading platform must be located in
Jul 28, 2014 ... The first phase of the research, conducted by B3/ The Jewish Boomer Platform,
revealed that synagogues can't count on empty nesters to ...
He cites the Talmudic3 description of the great synagogue of Alexandria, which ...
on a raised platform unless that is the only way that his voice will be heard.5).
Jul 27, 2011 ... The bimah of the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, .... The elevated
area or platform in a synagogue, from which Torah is read.
Aug 25, 2014 ... The elevated area or platform in a synagogue, from which Torah is read. Worship
service leaders, such as clergy, may lead services from the ...