Posts Tagged: Judaism

An Introduction to Islam From Within

An Introduction to Islam From Within

The questions that find their way into the psyche of almost every human being are called existential questions. Everybody wonders why we’re here, is there life after death? What...

10 Surprising Similarities Between Islam, Christianity, & Judaism

10 Surprising Similarities Between Islam, Christianity, & Judaism

Hey guys, welcome back to FTD facts, my name is Leroy Kenton and in this episode I’m looking at ten ways in which Christianity Islam and Judaism are connected...

Understanding Prayer: Praise (3/10)

Understanding Prayer: Praise (3/10)

It’s said that Eskimos have fifty different words for snow. I’m not sure about that, but this I know that Hebrew has many, many words for praise. Lehodot, lehallel,...

Understanding Prayer: Spiritual Exercise (1/10)

Understanding Prayer: Spiritual Exercise (1/10)

you prayer is to the human spirit what exercises to the human body I try to do my 10,000 steps a day I don’t always succeed but I feel...

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...

Mi Shebeirach: The Jewish Prayer of Healing

Mi Shebeirach: The Jewish Prayer of Healing

To heal isn’t just about the physical body, it’s about the soul as well. Those who are ill require attention not only from their doctors, but also from their...

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...

Yom Kippur Prayers| Prayer For Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur Prayers| Prayer For Yom Kippur

I’m sitting here in the gardens of the beautiful North Shore synagogue reflecting on the prayers of Yom Kippur Yom Kippur is the only day of the Jewish year...

How Communism Subverted the Church

How Communism Subverted the Church

Today on Declassified, we will meet some of God’s Communists. This story by Trevor Loudon, an author, filmmaker and public speaker from New Zealand, who for more than 30...

What is the Ashrei? Understanding Jewish Prayer

What is the Ashrei? Understanding Jewish Prayer

The Ashrei, which is essentially psalm 145 with a few additions is one of the most fundamental prayers in the jewish service. Chanted three times every day, psalm 145...