Prayer

Leah Horovitz’s tkhines.

Leah Sarna
May 16 2022 12:01AM

A bill before Congress would make communal morning prayer more difficult.

Yaakov Menken
April 18 2022 12:01AM

“I often feel great disjunction between my own experience of prayer and what many people say about it.”

John Wilson
Jan. 31 2022 12:01AM

On the Ninth of Av, Oholah and Oholibah speak.

Yosef Lindell
July 15 2021 12:01AM

“There is only one joy: to increase and not to lessen the world’s joy.”

Isaac Bashevis Singer and David Stromberg
May 20 2021 12:01AM

Prayer isn’t the same across religions.

Avital Hazony Levi
April 9 2021 12:01AM

Its meaning in the Bible is “Truly said!” or “So be it!” After that it acquired its intense liturgical emotion, and then hasn’t changed much since.

Jan. 28 2021 12:01AM

Prayers on the death of a father.

Nov. 30 2020 12:01AM

“We pray sincerely for America and the ideals of democracy and freedom that are here enshrined.”

Joseph Lookstein
Nov. 27 2020 12:01AM

Accompanied by a master player of the santur.

Ruben Malekan
Sept. 23 2020 12:01AM

An ancient rabbinic dispute pitted eminent scholars against one another. The Taḥanun prayer is rooted in that story of public shame and private distress.

July 27 2020 12:01AM

Some reflections on solitary prayer and mixed-sex seating.

July 15 2020 12:01AM

Not an expression of indignity, but of commitment to being an agent of the divine will.

Avital Levi
June 10 2020 12:01AM

When ancient practices for honoring the dead become a threat to the living.

March 23 2020 12:01AM