The Israel Film Service Collection

In the Way of Prayer - Ancient Synagogues in Israel

23 Minutes, 1975
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Production:David Schitz, Igal Efrati
Production Company:Israeli Film Service
Photographer: Hanania Baer
Original Music: Gideon Shemer
Languages: English, Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

The film In the Way of Prayer Ancient Synagogues in Israel, produced by the Israeli Film Service, reviews the ancient synagogues in the Land of Israel The announcer, Gideon Shemer, talks about the motifs that characterize the various synagogues and how they relate to the Temple King David erected the temple on Mount Moriah, where Isaac was bound because it was on a high mountain at a point where there is a rock and a spring of water, a sign of a holy place After the destruction of the Second Temple in 70 BC, spiritual centers were scattered from Jerusalem throughout the country indicating the existence of a Jewish settlement and restoring the role of the Temple for those Jewish communities The story of the synagogues is told through the ornaments, mosaics, and stone committees that say the story of the community that inhabited the settlement, and why it was decided to establish the synagogue in this way

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