Posts Tagged ‘ prayer ’

When Jesus Said The Shema

August 19, 2015
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When Jesus Said The Shema

So you’ve heard of the Shema, right? The most important prayer in Judaism? Traditionally recited twice a day, upon waking and going to sleep? Today, when we say “the Shema,” we’re talking about the verse Deuteronomy 6:4 as well as three other paragraphs (two from Deuteronomy and one from Numbers),…

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What Does the Master of the Universe Pray For?

March 5, 2014
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What Does God Pray For?

Humans pray for all kinds of things: food, water, health, a good grade on a spelling…

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The Google Glass Goes Jewish

August 22, 2013
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It seems like Jewish apps have existed as long as the smartphone. Your iPhone can…

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American (Jewish) Idol

March 1, 2013
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Do you ever catch yourself watching American Idol and wishing…

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Barukh Ata Jewniverse

August 31, 2012
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Check out these great examples of the wild…

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Do Jews Meditate?

February 15, 2012
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How did the prophets of the Bible receive their prophecy? Aryeh Kaplan,…

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Praying in the Fields

December 29, 2011
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In the sixteenth century, kabbalists living in Safed developed an elaborate ritual…

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“Shema” for Deaf People

October 24, 2011
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The Shema is the most important six-word liturgical formula in…

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Who Shall I Fear

September 20, 2011
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From the beginning of the month of Elul until the…

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Amen

August 4, 2011
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The word amen is Hebrew, dating back to the Book of Numbers–but…

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This Ain’t Your Grandpa’s Shema

July 15, 2011
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The prayer known as the Shema, the six-word proclamation…

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St. Peter, the Jew

July 2, 2011
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One of the most famous Shabbat prayers–Nishmat Kol…

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