Category Archives: Prayer

On the Road to Bitachon

There is an ideal called Bitachon which, loosely translated, means ‘assurance drawn from HaShem’, and is associated with tranquility and freedom from anxiety or anger.  Anxiety and anger are preoccupying states of mind which drain precious resources from one’s service since one’s … Continue reading

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Why do we repeat our prayers?

Dear Friend, Thank you for your question and for the opportunity to clarify important aspects of prayer or Tefilah.  To get us started we must take a look at the purpose of Jewish prayer. Prayer is an opportunity for me to … Continue reading

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