Sarah Wolf is an assistant professor of Talmud and rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.
This blessing is recited after ritually washing one's hands.
This prayer invoking God as "Our Father, Our King" is recited on the Jewish High Holidays.
This blessing of thanksgiving is said after completing a meal.
This prayer asking God to grant rest to departed souls is often recited at funerals.
This hymn, based on Maimonides' 13 principles of faith, is often sung at the conclusion of Friday night services.
This prayer is traditionally recited as part of the repetition of the Amidah.
This benediction is recited as one dons a prayer shawl in preparation for prayer.
This prayer for peace is the last blessing of the Amidah.
This prayer is traditionally recited at the close of Jewish prayer services.
This blessing is recited after the lighting of candles on Friday night.