Prayer

The article discusses the significance of the Shema Koleinu blessing in the Shemoneh Esreh prayer.
The text delves into the profound meaning behind the familiar words "baruch Atah" that begin all blessings in Jewish tradition.
A detailed explanation of the Jewish tradition of Shabbat, including its significance, practices, and rituals.
The new Reform High Holy Day machzor is a significant update after 36 years, offering changes to reflect modern sensibilities and enhance accessibility.
In this poem by Rachel Mennies titled "The Leaves," she reflects on solitude and resilience through the metaphor of leaves facing challenges.
Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon has composed a special prayer for Israel to be recited at Pesach Sedarim, expressing gratitude for living in a time of redemption and witnessing the establishment of the country.
The author reflects on the emotional journey of praying for an Israeli hostage, Uriel Baruch, only to find out he was killed rather than kidnapped, adding a personal connection they felt through shared birthdays and interactions with Baruch's family.
The author discusses the challenges faced by The New York Times in accurately portraying the significance of the Temple Mount in Judaism.
In facing crises, one often seeks hope and resilience, traits that should be nurtured during calmer times to build a foundation of faith.
In a time of crisis and uncertainty, Rabbi Dov Foxbrunner reflects on the struggles and anxieties faced by many amid conflict, conveying a message of hope and purpose drawn from Jewish teachings.
Sharon Brous discusses the importance of showing up for one another and highlights the wisdom and relevance of Jewish practice and community in a conversation with Amy E. Schwartz.
Many synagogues have adjusted their services after October 7th in response to the conflict in Israel by adding prayers like Avinu Malkeinu and select chapters of Tehillim to express solidarity, hope for hostages' safe return, and peace.
In "Let There Be Words" by Andrew Rashkow, the connection between language, creation, and prayer is explored from a Jewish perspective.
Adina Wagman, a mother of two in New York, has been using her homemade challah to raise funds for Israelis in need.
Rabbi Jules Harlow, the editor of Siddur Sim Shalom, the standard prayer book used in North American Conservative synagogues for a quarter century, has passed away at the age of 92.
This article covers various questions about brachot (blessings) in Jewish law.
Chief Rabbi Sir Ephraim Mirvis has composed a special prayer for the complete and swift recovery of King Charles III following his cancer diagnosis.
In this thought-provoking piece, the author reflects on the disparity between the language of Jewish prayer and the attitudes of the Jewish people.
In this heartfelt essay, the author reflects on the impact of the ongoing war on her community and her personal experiences.
The author discusses their experience of saying Kaddish, the Jewish prayer for mourners, after the death of their father and mother.
In this article, the author reflects on the power and significance of the song Az Yashir, which was sung by the Israelites after crossing the Red Sea.
In this episode, the discussion revolves around the origins of various Nusachs and the possibility of changing between Ashkenaz and Sefard styles of prayer.
The author reflects on the 12th blessing of the Amidah, a curse against enemies in Jewish liturgy.
The text discusses the significance of the communal day of saying Mourners Kaddish, which falls on the 10th of Tevet.
The article discusses the challenge of praying with intention (kavanah) and feeling that one's prayers are valuable to Hashem.

Top authors in Prayer

account_boxAndrew Silow-Carroll
account_boxCindy Scarr
account_boxAvi Shafran
account_boxBeth Harpaz
account_boxShaul Magid
account_boxRachel Ringler
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account_boxOdeya Rosenband
account_boxRabbi Avital Hochstein
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