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1

what are the 4 main ways jews worship in the synagogue

kippah
tallit
tefillin
amidah

2

what is a kippah

skull cap worn on head when praying or attending synagogue

3

why do jews wear the kippah

sign of jewish identity and respect to God

4

what is a tallit

four cornered garment with 613 tzit tzit attached worn by names who have had a bar mitzvah

5

what do the tzit tzit represent

613 mitzvot

6

why do jews wear tallits

reminds jews they are obeying god and fulfilling covenant

7

when are tefillin wore

worn by orthodox jewish wear at morning prayer each day besides shabbat

8

what is a tefillin

two leather boxes attached to wrist and foreheads containing shema

9

what is the amidah

aka the standing prayer
a prayer containing 19 blessings praising God and giving thanks

10

describe how the amidah is said

standing and facing Jerusalem

11

give 4 differences in an orthodox and reform service

reform have shorter services
reform rabbis can be make or female
orthodox services have men and women
separated
orthodox includes references to resurrection

12

give 3 uses for the synagogue besides services

study of torah and talmud is lifelong task
festival services
social hall for religious and non religious activities