Prayers & Blessings
Be on Time for Prayer - Part 1
When is the earliest time to pray the Morning Prayer? What is the earliest time one can wear tzitzit and put on tefillin? If one misses one of the prayers what should he do? Rabbi Lauffer teaches us that Jewish Law makes it our duty to pray three times daily: in the morning, in the afternoon and at nightfall. These prayers are called morning prayer (shacharit), afternoon prayer (minchah) and evening prayer (arvith or maariv)
Be on Time for Prayer - Part 2
What is the difference between the big Mincha prayer and the small Mincha prayer? When should one pray in areas without sunset and sunrise? How early can one take in Shabbat? Rabbi Lauffer with more insights on the time for praying
Be on Time for Prayer - Part 3
How long is sunset? What is King David's Feast? When is the best time to do King David’s feast? Rabbi Lauffer shares insights to the purpose of Jewish prayer. The most important part of any Jewish prayer, whether it be a prayer of petition, of thanksgiving, of praise of G-d, or of confession, is the introspection it provides, the moment that we spend looking inside ourselves, seeing our role in the universe and our relationship to G-d
What is mezonot bread? How do you bake mezonot bread? We are familiar with the excitement and convenience of a ready-to-go “mezonot roll”; it looks like bread, tastes like bread, but is treated like a cookie. According to the principles of this ingenious invention, one is not required to wash hands before eating mezonot rolls, nor recite the Grace after Meals after eating them
How to Get Your Prayers Answered - Is Anyone Listening?
Unfortunately many individuals don't connect to the prayer service. Best-selling author and compelling speaker Rabbi David Aaron brings the prayer experience alive
Meditation & Jewish Prayer
What is the role of Silence in Meditation, and how does it manifest its importance within Jewish Prayer?
A Deeper Understanding of Prayer - Part 1
Would you like to gain a better understanding of the Jewish prayer service? In a fascinating series Rabbi Kantor explores the depths of the prayers we recite every single day.
A Deeper Understanding of Prayer - Part 2
What is the purpose of prayer? Rabbi Kantor delivers fascinating insights to the Prayer service.
A Deeper Understanding of Prayer - Part 3
What is the significance of expressing gratitude in prayer? Rabbi Kantor delivers more fascinating insights to the Prayer service.
A Deeper Understanding of Prayer - Part 4
In this episode Rabbi Kantor focuses on the importance of expressing gratitude to G-d for all the goodness in life.
A Deeper Understanding of Prayer - Part 7
If the purpose of life is to overcome challenges, so why do we request form G-d not to present us with challenges? What is the purpose of expressing gratitude in prayer? Rabbi Kantor shares more inspiring insights to the morning prayers.
A Deeper Understanding of Prayer - Part 5
Rabbi Kantor shares fascinating insights to the blessings recited in the morning prayers.
A Deeper Understanding of Prayer - Part 6
Want to get your day off to a kick-start? Why do we thank Hashem for 'spreading the earth over the waters'? Rabbi Kantor shares more fascinating insights to the morning blessings.
Prayer with Trust
The Jewish People have experienced miracles throughout the ages. Can we still rely on miracles today? Rabbi Dwek illustrates how to discover the light of faith burns inside the soul of every Jew.
Grace After Meals - Part 5
Why is there a custom to leave a piece of food on the table while reciting the grace after meals? Rabbi Lauffer elaborates further on the laws and customs regarding the grace after meals.
Grace After Meals - Part 4
Are children obligated to recite the grace after meals? Rabbi Lauffer elaborates further on the laws and customs regarding the grace after meals.
Why do we sometimes address G-d in third person and sometimes in second person? What is the difference between referring to G-d in second or third person? Rabbi David Gottlieb elaborates on the depth of Jewish prayer.
Prayer - Part 1
Learn about the structure and meaning of the Jewish prayer service in detail.
Footloose in the Siddur - Part 5
Rabbi Geller shares insights to the prayers added to the silent prayers of Shabbat.