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shul

 (sho͝ol, sho͞ol)
n. Judaism
A synagogue.

[Yiddish, from Middle High German schuol, school, from Old High German scuola, from Latin scola; see school1.]

shul

(ʃuːl) or

schul

n
(Judaism) the Yiddish word for synagogue
[Yiddish: synagogue, from Old High German scuola school1]

shul

or schul

(ʃul, ʃʊl)

n., pl. shuln (sho̅o̅ln, sho͝oln), Eng. shuls.
Yiddish. a synagogue.
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She was preceded in death by her husbands, Adolph Shuls and Joseph Profitlich, a son, Steve, a daughter, Chris and a brother, Ron Warner.
I'd passed it many timesit's only a few blocks from my apartmentassuming that it was one of the many small shuls in the neighborhood that had become fancy condos.
Likewise, shuls, or synagogues, as well as other Jewish organizations that offer services are within short walking distance.
Morris was the founder of Bangor and Llandudno shuls (synagogues) in 1894 and 1905, and a respected shop owner.
(21) He observes that immigrant shuls served as "half-way" houses for American Judaism as it evolved from being an "exponent of East European traditions" into a "reflector" of American social patterns.
The event in Framingham, the criticism of the Jewish demographic data and of the new alliances of Jews and the Far Right: this evidence clearly indicates that Jewish Studies' preoccupation with intra-Jewish debates over Orthodoxy in American shuls encompasses only one part of what Freedman calls the "struggle for the soul of American Jewry." These protests are not yet within the radar of Jewish Studies practitioners, who seemingly have not stepped foot into the communities throughout the country where members have been struggling to define the politics and the practices of their Jewish identities beyond religiosity.
Fewer than 10 other shuls live on in various states amid an influx of younger Jews to the neighborhood.
Sarah asked the question that many pondered: "How could one man be in so many places at once?" He played for Jews and "holy goyelalem," in enormous concert arenas, summer camps, shuls, schools, the homeless in Riverside Park, in Crown Heights with Richie Havens in an effort to ease black/Jewish tensions in the area, for Israeli soldiers on the battlefront, and the occasional private concert for a sick child or bedridden senior.
At the same time immigrant shuls were enlarging their facilities to include a host of secular activities, with women and Zionism at the forefront.
Drive up this long and painfully slow road and you will find one JCC and later another, shuls and Jewish day schools, Federation offices, Hadassah-WIZO offices, Israel's Judaica store, and clusters of Hasidim.