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Literally "eighteen". Also called the "Amidah". The prayer consisting of 19 blessings, recited three times daily, and four times on Shabbat and Yom-Tov. It forms the backbone of all of the daily prayers.

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Based on the Bavli (B'rachos 34), Shulchan Aruch (OC 113) rules that we must bow at the start and end of the first and penultimate b'rachos of sh'mone esre (or amida). This is the general practice, to …
asked Oct 20 '13 by msh210
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I've seen the following versions (and slight variants thereof) of a portion of the eighth b'racha of the weekday sh'mone esre: וְהַעֲלֵה אֲרוּכָה וּמַרְפֵּא לְכָל תַּחֲלוּאֵינוּ וּלְכָל מַכְאוֹבֵינו …
asked Jan 15 '13 by msh210
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To the amida prayer from Rosh Hashana through Yom Kipur, we add a brief prayer that starts: זָכְרֵנוּ לְחַיִּים מֶלֶךְ חָפֵץ בַּחַיִּים ArtScroll translates that as: Remember us for life, O …
asked Dec 10 '17 by msh210
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The second benediction in the amida usually starts "אתה גבור לעולם ה׳". This is not, as far I can tell, part of a verse in Tanach, that prayer books should assume a certain wording or spelling based o …
asked Oct 28 '16 by msh210
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Most of the amida requests are said in the plural: "forgive us… heal us…". Who's "us"? I'd think it's Jews generally — but in the final benediction we ask for beneficence for "us and your entire natio …
asked Dec 31 '18 by msh210
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Why is so much emphasis given to the line "us'shuva us'fila utz'daka maavirin..." in the Rosh Hashana and Yom Kipur prayers? It seems to be the most emphasized line of all, with people shouting it and …
asked May 15 '11 by msh210
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On Chanuka, we thank God in the amida (sh'mone esre) and grace after meals ועל הנסים ועל הפרקן ועל הגבורות ועל התשועות ועל הנפלאות ועל הנחמות ועל המלחמות שעשית לאבותינו בימים ההם בזמן הזה for …
asked Dec 19 '14 by msh210
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We add paragraphs to the liturgy of Chanuka and Purim, recounting the respective miracles that those holidays commemorate. We start the paragraphs as follows. Chanuka's starts: In the days of Mati …
asked Mar 27 '16 by msh210
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The amida on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kipur reads, in part: ובכן צדיקים יראו וישמחו… כי תעביר ממשלת זדון מן הארץ ותמלך אתה הוא ה׳ א׳ מהרה על כל מעשיך…‏ The most natural way to translate this, to my …
asked Sep 19 '12 by msh210
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Suppose someone is praying maariv, shacharis, or mincha on Shabas, starts the weekday amida's blessings, and then realizes, amid those weekday blessings, that he should be saying the amida of Shabas. …
asked Feb 17 '13 by msh210
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For the ten days from Rosh Hashana through Yom Kipur, we add four sentences to the amida (sh'mone esre), starting respectively with "זכרנו",‎ "מי כמוך",‎ "וכתוב", and "‏(ו)בספר". I've noticed the fol …
asked Sep 22 '15 by msh210
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Shulchan Aruch Orach Chayim 61:4: We are accustomed to reading the first verse [of "Sh'ma"] in a loud voice in order to arouse the direction [of our thoughts]. SA OC 101:2: But he should not …
asked Jul 10 '11 by msh210
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People wrote on this site that there is no requirement for a man to pray with a minyan as a general rule. I took this to mean that one need not attend a minyan he knows meets regularly, instead prayin …
asked May 23 '13 by msh210
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Shulchan Aruch, OC 236:3: If someone discovered a group that had already read [the evening] "Sh'ma" and is about to say amida [of maariv], then he should say amida with them and then say "Sh'ma" w …
asked Feb 26 '13 by msh210
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Some, during the summer, say in the amida (sh'mone esre) ‏… מחיה מתים אתה רב להושיע מכלכל חיים בחסד…‏‎  (1) with nothing between "להושיע" and "מכלכל". Some others say ‏… מחיה מתים אתה רב להו …
asked Jun 20 '14 by msh210

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