The Torah Service

Vayehi Binso’a Ha’aron: Two Aspects of Torah

The Torah is not merely an artifact of the past, but part of an ongoing process of revelation.

Complete text of Ein Kamocha

Hebrew, English translation, and transliteration for the prayer recited as the Torah is removed from the ark.

Ein Kamocha: How to Hear Torah in the Modern Age

The prayer we recite when removing the Torah from the ark carries an important lesson about how to understand its ancient words across the expanse of time.

Top 10 Pop Culture Jewish Prayer Moments

From Gene Wilder to Larry David, we round up our favorite examples of Jewish prayers in film and TV.

Dramatizing the Torah

The Torah reading in most synagogues is inaccessible, the author says, and needs to be "livened up" through the use of drama and performance art.