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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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Ma Tovu (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.  Ma Tovu (Long Version) Hebrew & Translation: מַה טּוֹבוּ אֹהָלֶיךָ יַעֲקֹב מִשְׁכְּנֹתֶיךָ יִשְׂרָאֵל ma tovu ohalecha Ya-akov mishkenotecha Israel How good are your tents…

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Ma Tovu

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. Ma Tovu Hebrew & Translation: מַה טּוֹבוּ אֹהָלֶיךָ יַעֲקֹב מִשְׁכְּנֹתֶיךָ יִשְׂרָאֵל ma tovu ohalecha Ya-akov mishkenotecha Israel How good are your tents O Jacob your dwellings…

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Ashrai-3

A practice in listening. Read the meditation steps below and see if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. PDF accompanies the prayer. Ashrai   Both the Zohar and the Talmud say “That one who thoughtfully recites this prayer three times each day, particularly the verse that begins Poteach Et Yadecha is guaranteed a…

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Ashrai

A practice in listening. Read the meditation steps below and see if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. PDF accompanies the prayer. Ashrai   Why don’t we do it at night? Here is one thought—it has been established by Rabbis of old that the times we, human beings, are more prone to show…

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Ashrai

A practice in listening. Read the meditation steps below and see if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. PDF accompanies the prayer. Ashrai   The Rabbis understood that a person is more inclined for praise and gratitude in the morning and therefore you will find a few prayers that are only in the…

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Aliyot: Torah Blessings

A practice in listening. Read the meditation steps below and see if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. PDF accompanies the prayer. Aliyot: Torah Blessings As you bless the Torah, both before and after the reading, and you read the Hebrew translation I would like to pose two thoughts and reflections for you…

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Modeh Ani

A practice in listening. Read the meditation steps below and see if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. PDF accompanies the prayer. Modeh Ani I would like you to close your eyes. don’t shut them strongly, simply close your eyelids. Let your mind focus on the here and now. Think about what is working…

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