A prayer said after recovering from a serious illness or surviving a dangerous journey.
Clothing & Appearance
The clothing of Jewish prayer.
The texts and practices of prayer, while broadly common to all Jewish communities, vary according to local customs, ethnic origins, and ideologies.
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The Rosh Hashanah Musaf is the core of the service — and where we find its most iconic prayers and resonant themes.
Tisha B'Av, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, is testament to the failure of prayer to avert national catastrophe.
The pursuit of proper kavanah, the Hebrew term for directed attention, has long concerned Jewish thinkers.
The simple words of this traditional morning blessing draw us back to the dawn of our mythic creation.
Jewish tradition calls for the washing of hands every morning, which serves as a reminder to use them for holy purposes.
Starting the day with gratefulness opens the heart to the blessing of wonder.
Lighting the candles, saying Kiddush and other Shabbat dinner rituals.
The prayer that asks us to consider our mortality is an urgent call to examine our lives.
From the depths of uncertainty, this High Holiday prayer invites us to call out the steadfast faith we wish we felt.
This famous psalm is read on the eve of Tisha B'Av and sets the tone for an emotionally challenging holiday.
The prayer does not praise (or even name) God. Here’s why.