A report on Mishneh TorahJewish prayer and Torah

Maimonides (artist's conceptual drawing)
Morning Prayer, 2005.
Torah scroll at old Glockengasse Synagogue (reconstruction), Cologne
A page of a medieval Jerusalem Talmud manuscript, from the Cairo Geniza
Jews praying in Jerusalem (HaKotel HaMaaravi), 2010.
Silver Torah case, Ottoman Empire, displayed in the Museum of Jewish Art and History
Torah scroll
Rabbi Yisrael Meir HaCohen Kagan—the "Chofetz Chaim"—at prayer towards the end of his life.
Reading of the Torah
The single scroll of the arm-tefillin
An Israeli soldier lays tefillin at the Western Wall (Kotel) prior to prayer.
One common formulation of the documentary hypothesis
A sukkah booth
Members of the Israel Defense Forces' Givati Brigade pray the Evening Service (Ma'ariv) at the Western Wall, October 2010.
The supplementary hypothesis, one potential successor to the documentary hypothesis
A Ketubah in Hebrew, a Jewish marriage-contract outlining the duties of the husband.
IDF soldier, Asael lubotzky prays with tefillin.
Presentation of The Torah, by Édouard Moyse, 1860, Museum of Jewish Art and History
Herod's Temple, as imagined in the Holyland Model of Jerusalem. It is currently situated adjacent to the Shrine of the Book exhibit at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
Minyan Ma'ariv prayer in a Jaffa Tel Aviv flea-market shop
Torahs in Ashkenazi Synagogue (Istanbul, Turkey)
The Sanhedrin, from an 1883 encyclopedia
Jewish women praying by the Western Wall, early 1900s
Page pointers, or yad, for reading of the Torah
Title page from Sefer Shaarei Teshuvah (1960 pocket edition) by Yonah Gerondi (d.1263), first published in 1505.
Women praying in the Western Wall tunnel at the closest physical point to the Holy of Holies
Open Torah case with scroll.
Title page of Karo's Shulchan Aruch
Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, known as "the Lubavitcher Rebbe", studied the Mishneh Torah daily and encouraged other Jews to follow along with him in an annual study cycle.

Maimonides intended to provide a complete statement of the Oral Law, so that a person who mastered first the Written Torah and then the Mishneh Torah would be in no need of any other book.

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The earliest parts of Jewish prayer are the Shema Yisrael and the Priestly Blessing, which are in the Torah.

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9) Tefilah and Birkat Kohanim: prayer and the priestly blessing

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Another formulation of the prayers was that appended by Maimonides to the laws of prayer in his Mishneh Torah: this forms the basis of the Yemenite liturgy, and has had some influence on other rites.

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The division of parashot found in the modern-day Torah scrolls of all Jewish communities (Ashkenazic, Sephardic, and Yemenite) is based upon the systematic list provided by Maimonides in Mishneh Torah, Laws of Tefillin, Mezuzah and Torah Scrolls, chapter 8.

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Manuscript Torah scrolls are still scribed and used for ritual purposes (i.e., religious services); this is called a Sefer Torah ("Book [of] Torah").

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Maimonides (artist's conceptual drawing)

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Herod's Temple as imagined in the Holyland Model of Jerusalem. It is currently situated adjacent to the Shrine of the Book exhibit at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.

Temple in Jerusalem

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Two ancient Israelite and Jewish places of worship on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem have been called the Temple in Jerusalem, or the Holy Temple (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ, Modern: Bēt HaMīqdaš, Tiberian: Bēṯ HamMīqdāš; بيت المقدس Bait al-Maqdis).

Two ancient Israelite and Jewish places of worship on the Temple Mount in the Old City of Jerusalem have been called the Temple in Jerusalem, or the Holy Temple (בֵּית־הַמִּקְדָּשׁ, Modern: Bēt HaMīqdaš, Tiberian: Bēṯ HamMīqdāš; بيت المقدس Bait al-Maqdis).

Herod's Temple as imagined in the Holyland Model of Jerusalem. It is currently situated adjacent to the Shrine of the Book exhibit at the Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
The Trumpeting Place inscription, a stone (2.43×1 m) with Hebrew writing "To the Trumpeting Place" uncovered during archaeological excavations by Benjamin Mazar at the southern foot of the Temple Mount is believed to be a part of the complex of the Second Temple.
Remnants of the 1st-century Stairs of Ascent in front of the Double Gate, discovered by archaeologist Benjamin Mazar.
Diagram of the Temple (top of diagram is north)
Model of Second Temple made by Michael Osnis from Kedumim.
Ezekiel's Temple as imagined by Charles Chipiez in the 19th century.
Model of the First Temple, included in a Bible manual for teachers (1922)
An imaginary view of the Temple as a huge fortress in the foreground, 1721
The Foundation Stone in the floor of the Dome of the Rock shrine in Jerusalem. The round hole at upper left penetrates to a small cave, known as the Well of Souls, below. The cage-like structure just beyond the hole covers the stairway entrance to the cave (south is towards the top of the image).
The bottom of the Foundation Stone, photo taken from the Well of Souls
Arch of Titus relief showing the Menorah from the Temple as spoils of the Romans

Jewish rabbi and philosopher Moses Maimonides gave the following definition of "Temple" in his Mishne Torah (Hil.

She also made a golden plate on which was written the passage of the Pentateuch which the Kohen read when a wife suspected of infidelity was brought before him.

The Temple is mentioned extensively in Orthodox services.