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Shir Hashirim

Song of Songs III by Marc Chagall (1960)

Song of Songs III by Marc Chagall (1960)

The Song of Songs of Solomon, commonly referred to as Song of Songs or Shir Hashirim (שִׁיר הַשִּׁירִים), is one of the megillot (scrolls) found in the last section of the Tanakh, known as the Ketubim (Writings). 

Hanukkiah

Synagogue tradition associates this Hanukkah lamp with the First Mill Street Synagogue of 1730.

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First Mill Street Synagogue

The little synagogue on Mill Street was the first structure designed and built to be a synagogue in continental North America. 

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