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The bema — or bima — is an elevated platform. In ancient Athens, it was used as an orator's podium. In synagogues, it is also known as a bimah and is for Torah ...

What is the platform of a synagogue called - Answers.com

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It is called a "bima" - pronounced "bee-MAH.".

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Bemata - definition of bemata by The Free Dictionary

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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 ...

Bimah | Jewish Virtual Library

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BIMAH (Heb. בִּימָה; "elevated place"), platform in the synagogue on which stands the desk from which the Torah is read. Occasionally, the rabbi delivers his  ...

Synagogue Should Rescind Invite of Author With Controversial ...

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Apr 24, 2014 ... Philadelphia's Beth-Zion Beth-Israel Synagogue plans to host an event ... should not give a platform to those who abet a movement like BDS.

bimah | Judaism | Britannica.com

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from Arabic al-min bar, “platform”), in Jewish synagogues, a raised platform with a reading desk from which, in the Ashkenazi (German) ritual, the Torah and ...

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The United Synagogue of America's vision for unity was shaped largely by Solomon Schechter, who emphasized creating a broad platform with which the ...

Should My Synagogue or Jewish Nonprofit Go on Facebook?

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Jul 31, 2013 ... Social media platforms offer communication that actively solicit and ... Does the synagogue host many events throughout the year targeted to ...

Guide to the Synagogue - Jewish House of Worship - Judaism

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Learn more about the Jewish house of worship, the synagogue, from the bimah where the rabbi ... The bimah is the raised platform at the front of the sanctuary.

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Reprinted from The Jewish Religion: A Companion, published by Oxford University Press. A bimah is the elevated platform in the synagogue at ...

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Answers for Synagogue-leader crossword clue. ... Find clues for Synagogue- leader or most any crossword answer or clues for ... BEMA, Synagogue platform.

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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 ...