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Synagogue How-To

Instructional Videos for Prayer Services

British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks hosts these short instructional videos that show how to perform various prayers and rituals. Featuring Rabbi Nissan Dovid Dubov.

3:19
How to put on the traditional four-cornered garment before prayers.
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4:05
How to bind the head and arm phylacteries in preparation for prayer.
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3:17
How to recite the longer version of kaddish known as the "Kaddish d'Rabanan."
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2:05
How to perform the honor of opening the Ark before taking out the Torah.
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2:40
What to do and which blessings to recite when called up for an aliyah at the Torah reading.
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2:20
How to perform the honor of lifting the Torah as well as rolling and dressing the Torah after the reading.
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