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The Jewish home is more sustaining Judaism than the synagogue. Do you agree?

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The Jewish home is more sustaining Judaism than the synagogue. Do you agree? This essay is giving an argument on both sides of the story for the home and for the synagogue on the subject which is more sustaining Judaism. Then I will give my opinion on which I prefer at sustaining Judaism. Many Jews think that teaching in the home is very much more important than teaching at the synagogue for sustaining the Jewish faith and tradition. Although a lot of the Jews are taught at home and in the synagogue. Jewish families say that it is tradition to the family to teach their children the same way and things their ancestors taught them. Jews that say that the home is more sustaining have a busy life with doing work then coming home to teach their children the Jewish faith. ...read more.


such as learning the torah in Hebrew and learning the Jewish laws. Many Jews think that the synagogue is more sustaining in their Jewish faith because the rabbi is sent from god to teach them and forget their sins. The Jewish faith is taught differently from being taught in the home because instead of teaching 1to 3 children in the synagogue you teach about a class of 30 or more. The synagogue teaches the faith by festivals but which of most are celebrated in the house but Rosh Hashanah, Shabbat, Purim and Simchat Torah all, which the synagogue plays an important role in each. On the festival Yom Kippur some may spend the whole day in the synagogue. Some communities share meals together at Sukkot. Many Jews go to the synagogue to for advice from their Rabbi on all different issues some maybe personal. ...read more.


My conclusion is that I think in my opinion that the home is more sustaining than the synagogue in sustaining the Jewish faith. I think this because you are taught by your self one to one instead of being taught in a class of thirty in the synagogue. In the home you are a lot more comfortable with being taught of your parents rather than being taught by someone you do not know and the other children in the Sunday school putting you of learning by two or three kids disturbing the class. The home is a lot better than the synagogue in teaching the festivals because most of the festivals are held in the home not in the synagogue mind there are a few that are held in the synagogue but not as much as the home. My overall conclusion is that the home is better for sustaining the Jewish faith. Ross Murray ...read more.

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