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When Jesus Said The Shema
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When Jesus Said The Shema

By On August 19, 2015

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… Read More

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Barukh Ata Jewniverse

By On August 31, 2012

Check out these great examples of the wild world of Jewish prayers and blessings. Did you know that Judaism has blessings for everything, from a rainbow to a trip to the bathroom?… Read More

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“Shema” for Deaf People

By On October 24, 2011

The Shema is the most important six-word liturgical formula in Judaism–“Hear o Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One,” runs the usual English translation. But when translating into American Sign Language, one encounters a… Read More

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This Ain’t Your Grandpa’s Shema

By On July 15, 2011

The prayer known as the Shema, the six-word proclamation of God‘s singularity, might be the most important prayer in Judaism. The version that appears in prayer books today includes this crucial sentence, followed by… Read More