Bima

בימא

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Bima is a Hebrew name that means “platform” or “stage”. In Jewish culture, a bima is a raised platform in a synagogue used for reading Torah or leading prayers. The bima often serves as the focal point of the sanctuary, and is decorated with ornate carvings and textiles. The use of a bima dates back to the Second Temple period, when scribes would ascend a platform in order to read from the Torah. Over time, the bima evolved into a more elaborate structure, and has become an important part of Jewish liturgy and tradition.

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