Overview of Jewish Liturgical Texts

Reforming Jewish Liturgy

Modernity has caused Jews of every ideology to relate differently to the content of their prayers.

Near and Far

The very structure of the normal Jewish blessing formula (Barukh Atah…) reflects the tension of recognizing and responding to God's immanence and transcendance.

Keva and Kavanah

How the balance of keva (routine) and kavanah (intention) inform Judaism and the thought of Abraham Joshua Heschel.

Kavanah, Or Intention

In the words of one sage, "Prayer without kavanah is like a body without a soul."

Jewish Liturgy

It's not just what you do in synagogue.

Intention & Liturgical Change

Liturgy, Tradition, and Change