Prayer means learning how to speak with God
Beyond services and synagogue, the challenge of living a prayerful life
I have to eat in holiness and purity, because I am doing God's will by eating.
Liturgical texts are only the external, observable part of the experience of prayer, which should lift up the soul.
Praying With body & soul.
Jews pray in order to enrich our lives and seek comfort, to connect to the past and to others, to celebrate and develop a sense of the sacred, to serve God and help make ourselves Godlike.
The Talmudic rabbis crafted a formula that moves from addressing God to speaking about God. What did they mean to convey through this dual formula?