Questions tagged [heiche-kedusha]

Also, heyche-kedusha, heicha-kedusha, heikha-qedusha, etc. The practice whereby the Chazzan recites the 1st 3 blessings of the Shemoneh Esrei out loud and does not repeat the Shemoneh Esrei.

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When may one do a Hechi Kedushah?

May a Chazzan decide on his own to do a Hechi Kedushah, or are there rules for when it is appropriate/mandated?
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how does one do hechi kedusha?

I am interested in two cases: 1) the congregation is davening mincha in a rush, and doing a "hechi kedusha" (btw, what is the etymology of this phrase) 2) an individual arrives late for mincha and is ...
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What is the hetter for yeshivas to daven a Hoiche Kedusha?

I have seen many Yeshivas (and some not-so-yeshivas [day schools, etc.]) doing a Hoiche Kedusha for Mincha. They had the Chazzan start the first three Brachos of Shemoneh Esrei aloud and say Kedushah,...
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Is there a basis for the practice of starting Shmoneh Esreh with the chazzan?

When davening with a minyan which is doing "heiche kedushah," some start saying the silent Shmoneh Esreh together with the chazzan. However, the Rama (Orach Chaim 109:2) says that ideally one should ...
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Heiche Kedusha if enough people won't be answering [duplicate]

If a shul knows that they will not have 9 people to pay attention to chazarat hashatz and answer amen to the brachot of chazarat hashatz, would it then be better for that shul to do Heiche Kedusha for ...