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Essay heading: A Basic Guide to Judaism
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("Judaism", 1998) Orthodox synagogues typically contain a representative ark, a bimah (raised platform where readings take place), the ner tamid (an ever burning lamp that reminds the Jews of the menorah of Jerusalem that stayed lit by miracle), a ceremonial candelabrum, and a pulpit (where the rabbit stands to face the congregation...
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There are typically twelve windows are put in around the sanctuary. Each window represents each of the Twelve Tribes of Israel. ("Synagogue", 2007) Reform Judaism Reform Judaism is more liberal than Orthodox Judaism. Reform Jews deny the claim that they are God's chosen people and are also more open-minded in the interpretation of the Torah and certain Jewish laws...
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