Why synagogues started putting American flags in the sanctuary | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

(JTA) — Jewish tourists from North America are likely to notice one big difference when visiting synagogues around the world. Though a plethora of symbols, such as stars of David and menorahs, may be displayed, national flags are rare inside the sanctuary. Meanwhile, in the United States and Canada, an American or Canadian flag (and…

Source: Why synagogues started putting American flags in the sanctuary | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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