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Tachanun: (lit. "supplication"); the penitential prayers recited on all non-festive days
Nefilat Apayim in Tachnun
It looks almost as if everyone is taking a short nap. What’s up with that?
There are many fascinating accounts of the origin of this prayer.
Discussions on Prayer, Lesson 49
Following the culmination of the Amidah, we proceed to recite the prayers of supplication, which include confession of sins and asking for forgiveness, the “thirteen attributes of mercy”, and “falling on our faces” in submission with verses of supplicatio...
Understanding Prayer
An exploration of the concluding prayers following the Amidah, helping us bring the inspiration from prayer into all areas of our lives. The prayers of Confession and Supplication, Ashrei and Uva L’tziyon, the Song of the Day, Ein Keilokeinu and Aleinu.
By the Grace of G‑d 3rd of Adar I, 5733 [February 5, 1973] Brooklyn, New York Master... Sholom uBrocho: I was pleased to be informed of your forthcoming Bar Mitzvah celebration. You surely realize the significance of reaching the age of maturity as a full...
חֲצִי קַדִּישׁ
יִתְגַּדַּל וְיִתְקַדַּשׁ שְׁמֵהּ רַבָּא. (אמן)May His great name be magnified and sanctified (Cong. responds: Amen)בְּעָלְמָא דִּי בְרָא כִרְעוּתֵהּ וְיַמְלִיךְ מַלְכוּתֵהּ, וְיַצְמַח פּוּרְקָנֵהּ וִיקָרֵב מְשִׁיחֵהּ.(אמן)in the world that He created acc...
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