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I Am My Prayer Before You

By Rav Yosef Kanefsky

September 16, 2009 | 12:56 pm

(this post first appeared on 7/15/09 about prayer in general,  but it feels especially pertinent as we approach Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur)

God, open my lips, and my mouth will speak... read on

  • Kavvanot (Points to Consider) For A More Meaningful Rosh Hashana Prayer – Rabbi Barry Gelman

    By Rabbi Barry Gelman

    September 15, 2009 | 1:19 pm

    For the benefit of morethodoxy readers I am publishing a Kavvanah guide that I will use in my shul this Rosh Hashana. So many are drustrated when the High Holiday prayers are not inspiring. This Kavvanah guide is meant ot help people find inspiration in the High Holiday prayers.

    I... read on

  • What Jews can Learn from Ramadan - a recent article I wrote for those intrigued by Ramadan

    By Rabbi Asher Lopatin

    September 15, 2009 | 12:35 am

    Every year, Muslims around the world observe Ramadan:  A month long fast, from morning till evening, during the month of Ramadhan. 
    Qur’an, Ch. 2 – Surat Al-Bakara – verse 185: During the month of Ramadan the Qur’an was sent down as a guidance to the people… so those of... read on

  • Iftar in the Synagogue

    By Rabbi Asher Lopatin

    September 15, 2009 | 12:24 am

    For the past four years, my synagogue has cosponsored, along with the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, an Iftar in the Synagogue, which usually gets about 20-30 Muslims and 60-80 Jews.  I feel it’s in the tradition of Middle East Friday Night that we did at the Oxford Jewish... read on

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  • For Crying out Loud!

    By Rabbi Hyim Shafner

    September 11, 2009 | 1:34 pm

    In a few days, on the holiday of Rosh Hashanah many of us will fulfill the once a year commandment of hearing the sound of the Shofar.  The mitzvah of the Shofar, as reflected in the blessing we make upon it, is not to blow the shofar, but to hear its sound.

    There are primarily two... read on

  • An Inaugural Moment

    By Rabba Sara Hurwitz

    September 10, 2009 | 8:40 am

    Today is the opening day of Yeshivat Mahara”t, a day I believe, that will go down in history.  It is the first program open to Orthodox women that is willing not only to train, but to ordain women as spiritual leaders— as rabbinic leaders— in the Orthodox community.  This is... read on

  • Orthodox, Male and Drunk

    By Rav Yosef Kanefsky

    September 9, 2009 | 3:17 am

    When we conjure up the typical profile of a “religious person”, one of the qualities that leaps to mind is temperance.  In some religious traditions – not ours – this quality dictates the severe discouragement or outright prohibition of any alcoholic consumption at all. In... read on

  • More On Health Care…and Arguing With God - Rabbi Barry Gelman

    By Rabbi Barry Gelman

    September 8, 2009 | 8:29 am

    There have been a number of interesting reactions to my call of orthodox Jewish groups to support universal health care. Two themes have emerged: 1. Most people are covered by insurance they pay for, other enjoy Medicare or Medicaid coverage and those who are not in these categories... read on

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