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An Overview of the Amidah

How would you conduct yourself if you had to appear before a king? Not a monarch like our own, whose powers have been greatly limited by democracy, but someone like a classic Roman emperor. How would you behave if you had to come before a...

Posted on 9 August 2018, By Rabbi Roni Tabick
On the Spirituality of the Amidah

The editors of the Siddur Otzar Hatefillot (A Treasury of Prayers), published in Vilna 1914 prefaced their compendious work with an impassioned introduction. They described how, after the destruction of the Temple, Ezra, the Elders and Pr...

Posted on 13 July 2018, By Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg