(according to Jewish tradition) a council of 120 members, established by Ezra, that directed the Jews chiefly in religious matters, c450–c200 b.c., and made significant contributions to the Jewish liturgy and Bible.
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How to use Great Synagogue in a sentence
I agree, for instance, that the Western Wall “should never have been turned into Israel's Great Synagogue.”
The Wall should never have been turned into Israel's Great Synagogue.
If this be correct, Ezekiel had nothing to do with its composition; for he was not a member of the Great Synagogue.The Bible | John E. Remsburg
The Great Synagogue in the Old Jewry became a tavern; the palace of the Savoy a barracks.Old and New London | Walter Thornbury
The Great Synagogue and the Polish are the only two worth mention.Jerusalem Explored, Volume I--Text | Ermete Pierotti
The ministers of the Great Synagogue were considered the leading ones.The Religious Life of London | J. Ewing Ritchie
A crowd of Jews to the number of some three thousand sought refuge behind the walls of the Great Synagogue.History of the Jews in Russia and Poland, Volume I (of 3) | S. M. Dubnow