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In this lesson we learn verse by verse the profound meaning embedded in this first prayer of praise, known as Hodu. We also uncover some deeper mystical messages contained in these verses.

Praise G-d vs. Call His Name

Praise G-d vs. Call His Name

Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 11

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Praise G-d vs. Call His Name: Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 11

In this lesson we learn verse by verse the profound meaning embedded in this first prayer of praise, known as Hodu. We also uncover some deeper mystical messages contained in these verses.
Siddur: Hodu
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Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan is the Director of Lubavitch of Maryland. He is a board member of Merkos L’Inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of Chabad-Lubavitch.
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Barbara Washington August 22, 2017

Thank you so much for this course. It has helped me everyday and especially on Shabbat in saying and understanding my prayers. Reply

Hilario Herrera Deployed March 29, 2016

I want to say G-d Bless you. I have recently started a spiritual journey with G-d. Listening to your classes have been wonderful and thank you. Reply

Anonymous February 1, 2015

I am not exactly sure what to make of this comment but I assume it is a compliment; so, thank you.
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Anonymous Passaic January 27, 2015

Watching this video, this is what came to mind. The rabbi praises Hashem. I praise the rabbi. Praiseworthy are those who sit in your house. They will yet praise you. Praiseworthy is the people for whom this is so. Praiseworthy is the people, for whom Hashem is their G-d. Reply

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