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What does the word synagogue mean

A meeting place

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What happened at the synagogue

Jewish men, women and children were worship

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What were the rules about building and using synagogues

A synagogue would only be built if there were 10 married men in the village. The service would only commence if there were 10 men in the synagogue

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What's a rabbi and what did they do

Taught how to be good, and live a good Jewish life

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What would a modern term be for rabbi

Teacher/priest

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Who was allowed to read from the scroll or lead prayers in the service

Any make over 13

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What was kept on the ark

Scrolls of the Torah

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Where did females and younger boys sit in the synagogue

On the balcony

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What else was the synagogue used for

A school

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What are some items of clothing the bride wears on her wedding day

Coat
Long white dress
Polishes feet, hands and face
Eyebrows pencilled in
Eyelids were blackened
Hair was plaited and lengths of silk was woven into the plaits of her hair
Coins were attached to her hair

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What's a dowry (marriage)

A sum of money given to the groom on marriage

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What did the bridegroom wear (groom)

Garland

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What did the women meet the bridegroom with

Lantern

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T or F

The bride and groom don't usually meet before they get married

True

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T or F

The groom had to pay the bride

False the bride had to pay the groom

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How did the people celebrate the marriage

Feast