What Is A Synagogue

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The biblical term for holiness is kodesb. The way to holiness, in other words, was for Israelites, individually and collectively, to emulate God’s attributes. The same interaction is evident in the commandment to sanctify the Sabbath, with God and the Israelite people acting in tandem to realize the holiness of this occasion. God shows the way and Israel follows. Synagogue is a holy place dedicated to the glory of God. If prayers are to ascend to heaven, the synagogue must reflect sanctity and humility. God has chosen Israel, both land and people, to be witnesses and a testing ground for God to reveal His holiness in the world and through them the ultimate purpose of creation should be unveiled and clarified.
Land of Israel allows the earth
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