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Hear O Israel

Understanding the wisdom of Judaism's most important prayer. An Film

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Published: February 18, 2012

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Visitor Comments: 138

(134) Lauren Goldman, September 20, 2015 7:20 AM

The word hidden in the Shema.

When the ayin at the end of shema is combined with the dalet at the end of echad, it forms eid, 'witness'. When we say the Shema, we are witnessing the oneness of G-d.

L'shana tova.

(133) Eliyahu, November 19, 2014 9:50 PM

Something that has changed me FOREVER

This video presentation has given me a significant insight and inspiration to continue to love and appreciate my identity as a Jew!
I am so grateful to Aish and Mr. Harary for taking their precious time to share this with us.

(132) Faith, August 15, 2014 9:09 PM

Beautiful, beautiful video of a powerful subject, well explained, Thank you!!!

I have been very curious about the Sh'ma and more than anything now I want to learn it, internalise it and also teach it to my child because I agree with everything explained in the video. I have a 10-year old child - only -child and always felt the need to teach her and share with her something special that she can always remember, hold on to whether I am with her or not, I believe I have been guided to learn about this prayer, as someone from a Christian background, I am literally breathless with happiness, Thank you Lord.

(131) Rachel Ackerman, May 27, 2014 5:14 AM

awesome explanation

Thank you so much Mr. Harary for an awesome explanation that brings us back to having proper concentration and love love love for Has-hem when reciting the Shema prayer. It is so appreciated!

(130) Anonymous, February 16, 2014 6:02 PM

Your video's are comforting, to the point and hit home every single time. Your voice is filled with compassion and resonates truth. Thank you for the "light bulb" moments. Thank you for helping make sense out of the lowest points and the unclear moments in life!

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