What liturgy goes with which holiday, and where you can find it.
Text in English for the Shema and the three blessings that accompany it.
The major parts of the Saturday morning service.
Why many synagogues are "pay to pray" -- and options for those on a budget.
The formal call to worship in morning and evening services.
Isn't it better to pray alone, without distractions?
A guide to Shabbat services and what makes them unique.
The unique New Year prayers vividly recall the major themes of the holiday.
The drama of the service draws upon imagery from Israel's history of wandering in the Sinai wilderness to the worship at the Temple in Jerusalem.
In the words of one sage, "Prayer without kavanah is like a body without a soul."