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Prior to the formal prayer service, we recite the minor Shema prayers declaring G-d’s oneness. We proceed to state Torah passages related to the Temple service, both the animal and incense offerings—and engage in minimal Torah study.

The Minor Shema

The Minor Shema

Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 9

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The Minor Shema: Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 9

Prior to the formal prayer service, we recite the minor Shema prayers declaring G-d’s oneness. We proceed to state Torah passages related to the Temple service, both the animal and incense offerings—and engage in minimal Torah study.
Siddur: Leolam Yehei Adam, Siddur: Kriat Shema Ketana, Siddur: Karban Tamid, Siddur: Ketoret Hasamim
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Prayer Book, Prayer, Ketoret (Incense), Daily "Tamid" Offering, Korbanot, Shema
Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan is a noted Torah scholar and lecturer. He is the director of Chabad-Lubavitch of the Maryland Region, a board member of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, the international educational arm of Chabad-Lubavitch, and of the Jewish Learning Institute. Rabbi Kaplan serves as the spiritual leader of The Shul at the Lubavitch Center in Baltimore, Md., and has hosted radio and television shows for more than 35 years, including hosting the acclaimed weekly radio show, "Awake, Alive, and Jewish," and co-hosting the weekly cable program, "Diana, Mike, and the Rabbi."
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Degel from TX. January 23, 2015

Time frame Thank you Rabbi Shmuel, for your interesting and very informative lessons!
When a person has to leave the house for a job before dawn, what part of Shema is better for him to say?
We know a story when Tzadik was waiting for the first ray of the sun to start reciting of Shema. What is the significance of time frame for the morning prayer in general and Shema in particular?
Thanks again!
Regards and blessings! Reply

Zvi Roth L+ondon January 14, 2015

pryers I find the lessons by rabbi Shmuel Kaplan most inspiring. Reply

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