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How To Get Your Prayers Answered

How To Get Your Prayers Answered

Do you feel like you're talking to a wall when you pray? Here's five key tools for getting your prayers answered.

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Shema Yisrael

Shema Yisrael

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What is behind the most famous Jewish prayer?

Anatomy of a Blessing

Anatomy of a Blessing

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Blessings over food and other experiences are tools for transcendental amazement.

Kippah: A Blessing On Your Head

Kippah: A Blessing On Your Head

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It is perhaps the most instantly identifiable mark of a Jew. When and why do we wear a kippah?

The Meaning of Kaddish

The Meaning of Kaddish

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The message of the Kaddish prayer - remembering your mission in this world.

Four Steps to Effective Prayer

Four Steps to Effective Prayer

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Am I talking to a wall? And doesn’t God already know what I need?

Tefillin: A Primer

Tefillin: A Primer

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Tefillin: Everything you need to know about those powerful black boxes, placed on the head and arm.

Lively Introduction to Prayer

Lively Introduction to Prayer

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Tapping into one of the most potent forces in the universe.

Mincha - The Afternoon Prayer

Mincha - The Afternoon Prayer

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Mincha is an oasis of spiritual time in a tough workday, a moment of calming nerves and focusing on priorities.

The Nuts and Bolts of Prayer

The Nuts and Bolts of Prayer

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The primary purpose of prayer is to get close to God.

A Relationship with God

A Relationship with God

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What happens when God doesn't answer our prayers?

How to Put on a Tallit

How to Put on a Tallit

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A step-by-step video guide. Get it right!

Day To Day Judaism:  Prayer

Day To Day Judaism: Prayer

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Jewish prayer is a discipline. Don't just wait for the mood to strike.

Mayanot on Prayer #1: I Pray Therefore I Am

Mayanot on Prayer #1: I Pray Therefore I Am

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The commandment to prayer bequeaths to man the sense of his own significance that enables him to perform all the other commandments with dedication.

Mayanot on Prayer #2: Our Father, Our King

Mayanot on Prayer #2: Our Father, Our King

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Prayer transforms the desire to satisfy our requests to the desire to satisfy God's requests.

Mayanot on Prayer #3: Fixing the World through Prayer

Mayanot on Prayer #3: Fixing the World through Prayer

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Prayer pierces through God's concealment and reattaches the universe to the Divine.

Mayanot on Prayer #4: Negotiating with God

Mayanot on Prayer #4: Negotiating with God

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God is interested in our plans for the world and He wants to hear from us.

Mayanot on Prayer #5: Pouring Out Your Heart

Mayanot on Prayer #5: Pouring Out Your Heart

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Within the Afternoon Prayer lies the secret to our survival.

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