Education

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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Incredible Work Happening at Shaarie Torah

As we shift from High Holy Days planning and look toward the future, I would like to share with you some fantastic work that has been done by a group of volunteers to better the overall perception and functionality in Education and create lifelong learners in our community. The name of this group is called…

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Aleinu: 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. PDF here.  Aleinu Dorice’s Thoughts: When I came to america I noticed that not all prayers are the same everywhere. The alienu prayer is but one…

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Aleinu

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. PDF here.  Aleinu Dorice’s Thoughts: Traditionally the author of the Aleinu prayer is known as the prophet Joshua credited with composing this prayer when he was…

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Adonai Sfatai Tiftach

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. PDF here.  Adonai Sfatai Tiftach  These words are taken out of Psalm 51. “God, open up my lips, that my mouth may declare your praise.” Who…

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    Jan25
    Morning MinyanTime: 7:25 am
    Jan25
    Talmud ClassTime: 7:30 pm
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    8:30 am Sundays
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