Jul 11, 1997 - 13:45 -
I have a question:
Can you tell me why many / most of the jewish
synagogues carry a name ending in "el", and what exactly is the significance
of the letters/word el? Thank you, in advance, for taking the time to
answer this question regarding a topic of curiousity to me.
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The Hebrew word El means "God". Thus Beth-El means "House of
God", Emmanu-El means "God with us", Yisrael means either "God strives"
or "Strives with God"), etc.