minyanim minyanim

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quorum required by Jewish law to be present for public worship (at least ten males over thirteen years of age)

Usage(s):

  • Just as the new minyanim--prayer communities--don't require a specific type of physical structure, they are also open to holding services without rabbis.

News

  • 100 sign Rabbinic call: "Step by Step toward Shalom with Iran"

    One hundred Jewish clergy (Rabbis, Cantors, Maggidim, Kohanot) - - a minyan of minyanim - have signed the Rabbinic Statement "Step by Step toward Shalom with Iran." The statement sets forth a balanced path of shalom that protects the peace and security of Israel, the US, and Iran - and is concerned with both immediate practical steps and the deepest of spiritual hopes. -The Shalom Center
    on November 25, 2013     Source: Payvand Iran News

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