Synagogues of Ukraine, Past and Present
Photos and illustrations of Ukraine's historic synagogues provide a glimpse into Eastern European Jewish life throughout the last 500 years.
Guide to Jewish Holiday Prayers
What liturgy goes with which holiday, and where you can find it.
What To Expect At Synagogue Services on Saturday Morning
A guide for bar/bat mitzvah guests and other newcomers to Sabbath worship.
Highlights of the Shabbat Morning Synagogue Service
The major parts of the Saturday morning service.
Alternative Bar and Bat Mitzvah Ceremonies
How to have a meaningful ceremony even if you don't belong to a synagogue.
Modern Orthodoxy Builds a Cathedral
In 1887, Congregation Kahal Adath Jeshurun (KAJ) of New York City opened the doors of its monumental new synagogue on Eldridge Street, on New York's Lower East Side.
Guide to the Synagogue Sanctuary, From Ark to Yad
An introduction to the parts that make up a synagogue sanctuary.
The texts and practices of prayer, while broadly common to all Jewish communities, vary according to local customs, ethnic origins, and ideologies.
Tallit (The Prayer Shawl)
The corner fringes on this ritual garment remind the wearer of all the commandments in the Torah.