Tefillat Geshem: The Prayer for Rain

Invoking the merits of our ancestors in praying for rain hints at the endless cycling of water through all of life since the dawn of creation.

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When we can't see the sunset through the clouds, how do we know when Shabbat starts?

The Blessing of Rain

We must pray for beneficial rain, and then follow through with environmental action.