Prayers & Blessings
Modeh Ani - Don’t Wait to Say Thank You
In this short video, Rabbi Botton delves into the first words we say as we wake up in the morning and the importance of gratitude for every little thing in our lives. -- from the book "The Power of a Whisper"
Look Behind the Mask
Why was the world created desolate? Wouldn't it have made more sense to first have the trees and vegetation grow before bringing the animals and man into the world? In this short video, Rabbi Yitzchak Botton touches on the purpose of the challenges we face and the important role of prayer in our life.
-- from the book "The Power of a Whisper"
The Essence of Prayer
What should we focus on when praying?
Special Shovavim Prayer
Take advantage of this auspicious time to add holiness to your life
What is Prayer About - Taking or Giving?
Some see prayer as a chance to approach God with a long list of requests. Is prayer just a self-centered, meditative grab for the good stuff? Rabbi Botton expounds on the purpose of prayer
The 24th of Kislev (The Day before Hanukkah) is Special
The foundations of the Second Temple were laid on this day