You've fallen behind because you can't keep up with congregation's prayer speed and the chazzan begins to say kaddish. Which option is preferable?

A. Pause your own prayer, answer kaddish completely, and fall further behind.

B. Don't answer Amen and continue your own prayer in the hopes of catching up to the congregation by the end of the kaddish.

C. Continue your own prayer and simultaneously answer Amen to the kaddish in between words of your own prayer.

  • 3
    And Which prayer?
    – Dr. Shmuel
    Jun 5 '19 at 20:00
  • I don't think it's necessary to narrow down the question to one possible scenario.
    – user17319
    Jun 6 '19 at 17:02
  • My intention was that the law may differ per prayer.
    – Dr. Shmuel
    Jun 6 '19 at 17:19

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