One of the Baal Shemtov's most important accomplishments was to use Tefilla as a safe method of meditation, which could be practiced by even the simplest person. The focal point of Tefilla is the Shemonah Esreh, which was composed by the Great Assembly just before the close of the prophetic period. Read More
Have you ever found yourself praying (davening) mechanically - your lips mumbling through the familiar and soothing cadence of the liturgy (nusach) - as your mind wanders off the page and goes on an excursion of its own. Unfortunately, many of us have had this uncomfortable experience. When we do... Read More
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