Posts Tagged: jewish prayer

Structure of the Jewish Prayer Service – Intro to Tefillah with Rabbi Wendi Geffen

Structure of the Jewish Prayer Service – Intro to Tefillah with Rabbi Wendi Geffen

Although Jews can pray individually anytime…for a service Jews tend to pray in a group of ten or more people. We also pray out of a prayer book called...

What is the Kaddish? Intro to the Jewish Mourning Prayer

What is the Kaddish? Intro to the Jewish Mourning Prayer

there’s a surprising history behind one of Judaism’s most famous and most powerful prayers The Kaddish is thought to have originated in temple times. It was recited after a...

What is the Amidah? The Jewish Standing Prayer

What is the Amidah? The Jewish Standing Prayer

The heart of Jewish worship is a prayer referred to as the Amidah or standing prayer. In fact reciting the Amidah was synonymous with prayer itself to the ancient...

Shofar Experience. Jewish Prayer (Psalms 63)

Shofar Experience. Jewish Prayer (Psalms 63)

Psalms 63:1-2 (hebrew) O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty...

a Jewish prayer with oldest biblical wind instrument, shofar – Yamma Ensemble

a Jewish prayer with oldest biblical wind instrument, shofar – Yamma Ensemble

mimkomcha malkeinu tofia מִמְּקוֹמְךָ מַלְכֵּנוּ תּוֹפִיעַ⁠ from your place, our King, may you appear ve’timloch aleynu וְתִמְלוֹךְ עָלֵינוּ and reign over us ki me’chakim anachnu lach כִּי מְחַכִּים אֲנַחְנוּ...

Pesukei D’Zimra: The Jewish Warm Up Prayer

Pesukei D’Zimra: The Jewish Warm Up Prayer

People warm up for any serious activity. Any sport, any game, any activity needs some kind of preparation. Prayer is no different. Every morning Jews begin prayer services with...

What is the Shema? Intro to the Most Important Jewish Prayer

What is the Shema? Intro to the Most Important Jewish Prayer

Do you believe in God? Trick question A relationship with God isn’t about what you believe it’s about how you love and how you listen Shema Israel Adonai Eloheinu,...