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If I am too ill/stressed to be able to concentrate on worshipping G-d, should I still go to synagogue? Is there an official ruling on this? I'm worried that I might be disrespecting G-d by going.

  • The gemoro says if someone ship has sunk at sea it is no excuse not to daven. I wonder if your illness/distress is as bad as that. – user2800 Aug 13 '13 at 8:29
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    once asked Rabbi Zev Leff that if one is too tired/stressed to go daven and if he goes, he will be tired all day. is it better to daven at home? he answered to go daven in a minyan and try to sleep a bit after. end quote. usually its yetzer hara trying to get a step over you to get you on higher ground – ray Aug 13 '13 at 12:32
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    @annex It also says you are patur for three days after traveling because you can't concentrate yet. – Double AA Aug 13 '13 at 14:41

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