Is it important for A Jewish community to have a synagogue?
Yes. A synagogue is most often the center of Jewish life in many parts of the world. It is more than just a place to pray. The synagogue acts as a place of study. It is also a vital place for Jews to assemble and socialize.
Synagogues are just as important to Reform Jews as they are to Orthodox Jews.
Apart from the worship services the synagogue will be used like a community centre. Wedding reception and Bar / Bat Mitzvah celebrations will be held in the synagogue. In addition most synagogues will have a Hebrew school (shule), a youth club, a crèche, a library and study room, an office for the Rabbi, and will be a gathering place for the Jewish community.
Zedek v' Shalom [Justice and Peace] Synagogue is operating as a computer service shop and an Internet cafe. The proprietor, Jimmy Rosheuvel, is a member of the Surinamese Jewish community. Zedek v' Shalom was built by the Sephardic Jewish population of Paramaribo in 1735-1736. Due to dwindling membership, the synagogue merged in 1999 with Neve Shalom Synagogue, which was built by the city's Ashkenazi Jewish population in 1719. All the interior contents were leased to…
There is apparently a "Guam Jewish Community" in Guam, and if you google it, you'll find their website. There is not a temple or synagogue. Previously the jewish community has met on base in a dedicated space, but because this is on a military installation, access is now limited. The community also meets in hotels and houses of individual members.
"Beth Knesset" is the generic Hebrew term for the synagogue. Aside from all the other community events and gatherings that may be organized in a synagogue building, a Jewish person goes there on any morning, afternoon, or evening when he/she would prefer to pray as part of a community, rather than as an individual. Prayer services are three times daily, every day.