[shool, shoo l]
- a synagogue.
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Examples from the Web for shul
Now if he had problems, and felt he was abused he had me or the Rabbi in his Shul to discuss it with.This 'Holy Guy'—and Grandfather of 100—Is Accused of Sexually Abusing a Student
September 9, 2014
Ask around—ask at shul, ask your family, ask any Jewish college kids you know.Dear Jews: Stop Trying to Make People Shut Up
Emily L. Hauser
December 9, 2013
There was a guy at our shul who transgressed the bounds of the acceptable.Why Open Zion is Closing
November 5, 2013
The plaza in front of the Wall was something like a shrine, but not much like a shul.Women: Talk To The Wall
June 14, 2013
Almost all of them by then had become Hartman's acolytes, and I began to come regularly to his shul on Shabbat.In A Very Deep Way: Remembering Rabbi David Hartman
February 21, 2013
There was scarcely a Minyan present at the evening services in the Shul.
Then, after Shul, he went with them to drink a glass of wine at Heimann's, or lunch with them at Schfer's.
He had been seen in Shul at the morning service, and from there he had gone home, but after that he could not be traced further.
- the Yiddish word for synagogue
Yiddish: synagogue, from Old High German scuola school 1
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Word Origin and History for shul
"synagogue," 1874, from Yiddish shul, from German Schule (see school (n.1)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper