Tephila Tips # 9 The Blessings of the Shema

The Blessings of the Shema

Our great sages who framed our liturgy included the Shema in the evening and morning services. It was further ordained that the recitation of the Shema be surrounded by blessings- three in the morning and four in the evening.

Play list:

  1. Or Hadash Beth Schafer,  Love Your Neighbor
  2. Ahavo RabboMoshe Stern; The Art Of Cantor Moshe Stern
  3. Ahavat OlamDebbie Friedman; Songs Of The Spirit: The Debbie Friedman Anthology (Disc 1)
  4. Hashkiveinu Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) – Hans Peter Blochwitz and the BBC Singers, Introducing The World Of American Jewish Music (Milken Archive of American Jewish Music)

These are short audio tidbits of information that help you to understand the meaning and structure of our prayers and services.  If you have a question, suggestion or comment; feel free to add a comment on this post or to send me an e-mail to hazzan@e-hazzan.com. You can also call me at 754-273-8613

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