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What is Jewish Prayer?

It’s not Simon Says. It’s talking to God from the heart.

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Visitor Comments: 10

(7) Hinda, October 10, 2017 1:16 AM

Don't agree

As a frum Jewess I look forward to praying and talking to Hashem!

(6) Lisa, January 28, 2015 2:45 AM

Yes pray in any language....just pray!!

Being an FFB, I guess it meant that my teachers didn't have to explain the prayers....AND they actually graded us on our saying the prayers!! How absurd!! We should teach our kids that prayers do come from the heart & if Hebrew is too foreign; then by all means say the English words! That way there will be a deeper connection to talking to our GD! ( & we'll all get a passing grade!!!)

(5) Betty, January 8, 2015 5:08 PM

A Good Start

A definition of prayer I heard a long time ago is "Lifting your mind and heart to G-d." Everything is actually involved in prayer -- memory and will, also -- and it doesn't have to be formal and doesn't necessarily be in words. It can just be in attention to the G-d within you.

OriettaG Weinstein, January 9, 2015 2:41 PM

I like your simple and beautiful definition of Prayer Is talking TO GOD I do everyday and more I do I love HIM MORE.

(4) Anonymous, January 8, 2015 3:56 PM

Thank you so much for going back to your original format - captions and no background music. I very much look forward to your next segment on prayer.

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