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While I don't stand for everything, I can say that it helps me to pray more quickly. So if I am likely to fall behind during Psukei D'Zimrah, I will often stand. Baalei teshuva are likely to be more prone to falling behind and wanting to keep pace. It could be that it is a habit learned early in increasing observance which then sticks. At least, this has ...
In Mishna Maseches Sukkah 3:11 it says that the after Beracha of Hallel is not obligatory like the first Beracha -so it's obvious that one would not say the after Beracha in the case of the question.
I'm not exactly sure. The amidah might be the most recited and repeated prayer during the services on any day.
By learning the Chayei Odom at the ending of Klall 143 where he elaborates on each word of Oshamnu etc.
The Tur (OC 46) had the same issue as you. He writes that the custom around him was to say Birkot haTorah and some Torah content before Pesukei deZimra but after reciting the "Leolam Yehei" and "Attah Hu" prayers which themselves contain Torah content including verses. Accordingly he changed his own practice to say Birkot haTorah immediately after Elohai ...
Shulchan Aruch OC 52 says to say Baruch she'amar, Ashrei, 2 of the הללו's, yishtabach and berchos kerias shema: אם בא לבית הכנסת ומצא צבור בסוף פסוקי דזמרה אומר ברוך שאמר עד מהולל בתשבחות ואחר כך תהלה לדוד עד מעתה ועד עולם הללויה. ואחר כך הללו את ה' מן השמים עד לבני ישראל עם קרובו הללויה. ואחר כך הללו אל בקדשו עד כל הנשמה תהלל יה. ואחר כך ישתבח ...
One says Al Hanissim all 8 days of Channukah (ShA OC 682:1). One who does not live in a city walled from the days of Joshua or in Shushan says Al Hanissim on the 14th of Adar (ShA OC 693:2). One who lives in a walled city from the days of Joshua or in Shushan says Al Hanissim on the 15th of Adar, even if it falls on Shabbat when the Megillah is read on ...
http://www.torah.org/learning/tefilah/handpositions.html this is something down your road.However, I follow RaMbaM who says like the gamoroh brought down on that site, that one should put his right on top of his left.
See Mishna Brurah 91:13 it seems that in very hot places it might be permitted.I believe later achronim discuss this.
The Rama 91:6 brings the words of the Tur(which comes from shabbas 10 Rav Ashi brings that Rav Kahana did this) that in times of fury one should clasp his hands like a servant in fear,and in times of peace one should dress in nice cloths for prayer.
Invite him over, show them through joyful song bit by bit how davening is precious. And most of all be a living example as teens look for hypocrisy with a magnifying glass.
The Shulchan Aruch (103:2) states: בקש לצאת ממנו רוח מלמטה ונצטער הרבה ואינו יכול להעמיד עצמו הולך אחוריו ארבע אמות ומוציא הרוח וממתין עד שיכלה הריח...וחוזר למקומו וחוזר למקום שפסק If a person has to pass gas and he is unable to hold it in, he should walk backward four amot, release the gas and wait until the smell subsides...and he should then ...
It is not permitted to daven in front of any picture or mirror, much less a picture of Avodah Zarah. Article on this. A quote from this article: Bowing to any picture can raise the specter of avoda zara. Many poskim forbid images of animals in a shul (see above) particularly on the wall toward which people bow. It is also forbidden to daven facing a ...
Yes (see Mishna Berura on Shulchan Aruch 90:5 here and an explanation thereof here). As evidence of this, regular minyanim were organized outdoors at a recent Chabad Lag Ba'Omer carnival. Nevertheless, Shulchan Aruch forbids davening in: A building (or construction zone) that might collapse A place where there is excrement or a bad smell It is favorable ...
I have heard before (no source at this moment though) that, Kaballistically, we are talking to the "Shechina" - G-d's presence - which is feminine. Considering the fact that Sefaradim generally tilt towards Kaballah more, especially with regards to prayers, I would assume this is a possible reason
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