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What happened to Lovon's idols that were taken by Rochel?

A couple of sources state that they were transformed into household objects: Beresheet Rabbah 74:9: "אָמַר רַבִּי יוֹחָנָן תְּרָפִים לֹא מָצָא קִיתוֹנִיּוֹת מָצָא, נַעֲשׂוּ תְּרָפִים ...
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Is it permitted to have an American Flag on a flagpole with an Eagle on top in a Synagogue?

Rabbi Moshe Feinstein wrote that US and Israeli flags inside the synagogue (i.e. the worship room itself) were permitted; there was nothing idolatrous about them. He felt they were less-than-ideal, ...
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