Changes in liturgy are born out of changes in the theological and historical life of a people, both the individual and the community.
Despite the odds, when things feel out of your control, when you feel abandoned – do not despair and do not simply pray – ACT.
Rabbi Mordecai Miller reflects on the Shema with 7 questions: Throughout my life, I’ve tried to understand what this sentence really means.
What is the mystery of Eyn Keloheinu? How do we unravel the contradiction that seems to be present within this prayer?
Our bodies are wonderful and wondrous. Asher Yatsar helps us recognize our physical selves and offers a moment of gratitude to The Creator.
Selichot are special prayers recited in anticipation of the High Holidays introducing us to the themes of the upcoming holidays.
The ritual preparations for the High Holidays begin a full month in advance with the onset of the month of Elul.
Seliḥot, a series of penitential prayers, are recited in anticipation of Rosh Hashanah and the Days of Repentance. Here’s what to recite.
Tahanun is the name for a series of penitential prayers that follow the Amidah during the Morning and Afternoon Services.