Places of officials
There are separate benches for the Chacham and the rabbis in both synagogues.
Before the war rabbis were sitting on both sides of the tebah (left picture; the
small synagogue on the right picture is post-war).
The Faixa (mappa, wimpel)
The Faixa (mapa or wimplel) is wound clockwise, seen from the position of the person who holds the sefer:
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