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Sh’ma: Part 3

A practice in reading. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation.   Shema yisrael Adonai Eloheinu Adonai echad. Echad Eloheinu, gadol adoneinu, kadosh sh’mo. Gad-loo Lah-donai eetee, oo-n’romimah sh’mo yachdav Translation: Hear O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is one. Our God is one, our Lord is…

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Sh’ma: Part 2

A practice in reading. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation.   Shema yisrael Adonai Eloheinu Adonai echad. Echad Eloheinu, gadol adoneinu, kadosh sh’mo. Gad-loo Lah-donai eetee, oo-n’romimah sh’mo yachdav Translation: Hear O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is one. Our God is one, our Lord is…

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Sh’ma

A practice in reading. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation.   Sh’ma Yisra’eil Adonai Eloheinu Adonai echad. Hear O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is One Just imagine that you’re holding the Torah scroll, you’re facing the congregation and you are saying the most important Jewish…

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V’yee Bins

A practice in reading. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation.   Translation: “Whenever the ark was carried forward, Moses would say: Arise, Adonai! Mayor enemies be scattered; May your foes be put to flight. Torah shall come from Zion and the word of Adonai from Jerusalem. Praised is God who…

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Ein Kamocha

A practice in reading. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation.   The Torah service begins with Ein kamocha.  These are the words that are said before the ark is open . It starts by praising God. It says God is the ultimate, God rules everywhere and God was, is…

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Chanukah Blessing

  A practice in listening. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation. See if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. Check out the PDF: tintcleveland.org/uploads/pdfs/Chanukah-Candle-Lighting-Prayers.pdf Every year Jews all over the world recite these significant blessing before they light the chanukiah. Here are a few thoughts…

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Birkot Hashachar 3

  A practice in listening. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation. See if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. Check out the PDF, here.  Do you have those mornings when you get up and your eyes are super heavy and it is hard for…

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Birkot Hashachar 2

  A practice in listening. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation. See if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. Last week I began discussing the morning blessing, a tradition first instituted in the Talmud (tractate Brachot 60b). We talked about having gratitude to something beyond us. (as…

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Birkot Hashachar

In the spirit of Thanksgiving Holiday בָרוְ אַתָה יְיָ אֱלהֵֽינו מֶֽלְֶ הָעולָם, הַנותֵן לַשֶֽכְוִי בִינָה לְהַבְחִין בֵין יום ובֵין לָֽיְלָה. Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech haolam, asher natan lasechvi vinah l’havchin bein yom uvein lailah. This blessing is the first of 15 blessings known as Birkot hashachar. In Siddur Sim Shalom for Weekdays, this is…

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Thanksgiving Poem

This year’s Thanksgiving is a day unlike the rest For today we eat latkes as well as the turkey breast On the day we show most gratitude, we will also celebrate a Jewish tradition Consider this poem a special Hanukkah edition Today we give thanks for the Jewish faith that keeps us strong And for…

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