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12:52:20 PM Apr 9th 2010
Hey guys, isn't the thing you worship at in a synagogue called an altar? With two As and no E?
01:39:15 PM Apr 9th 2010
So what? They're different words.
11:29:37 PM Oct 2nd 2010
Also, no. A synagogue has a bimah, or lectern, at which the torah is read, but no altar. There haven't been altars in Judaism since the destruction of the temple.
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