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Psalms: the Book of Psalms, alternatively, several Psalms
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King David's Songs and Praises
Tehillim is recited by Jewish people collectively and individually, as the desire occurs to offer praise and thanksgiving to G-d; or alternatively, in times of crisis and need, as a form of supplication, and even as a venue to express regret for sin.
The great King David eschewed physical pleasures and luxuries, instead choosing to spen his time composing psalms of praise to G-d.
On the lifelong journey to get out one sincere word.
The Tzemach Tzedek told Reb Hendel, when he came for private counsel: "Learning Zohar lifts up the soul. Learning Midrash wakes up the heart. Tehillim with tears washes out the person that holds this heart and this soul.” —Hayom Yom, 16 Tevet. One Preciou...
Squeezing Out the Jewish Heart
I can’t forget Reb Meir Levitt, the oldest member of our minyan in the 1990s. He was a survivor of Auschwitz, his life spared not only because he worked as a tailor, but through many open miracles which he would recount in awe. As he aged, his memory reac...
I was always under the impression that King David was the author of the book of Psalms (Tehillim). But as I read through the psalms, I saw that many of them are attributed to other composers: Moses, Asaph, Heiman, and others. What’s the deal?
Understanding the Text of the Psalms
Tehillim, the Book of Psalms authored by King David, is recited regularly by Jews throughout the ages. Learn the rich meaning of the verses we recite in praise and prayer.
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