Episode 30: Not a “T’fillah Person” (with Maharat Rori Picker Neiss and Rabbi Shai Held-live at Ramah Darom)

(1:32) Learn more about Ramah Darom here.

(2:23) Learn more about Hadar here.

(2:28) Learn more about the Jewish Theological Seminary here.

 (2:36) Learn more about the Covenant Award here.

(3:33) Learn more about the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis here.

(3:50) Learn more about Yeshivat Maharat here.

(3:59) Learn more about Religions for Peace USA here.

(4:02) Learn more about the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance here.

(4:07) Learn more about the American Jewish Community here

(4:21) Learn more about the North American Interfaith Youth Network of Religions for Peace here.

(4:22) Learn more about Rabbis without Borders here.

(4:25) You can find Interactive Faith: the Essential Interreligious Community Building Handbook here.

(7:53) Beit midrash – בית מדרש – study hall. 

(10:15) Yamim noraim – ימים נוראים – the High Holidays. Learn more here.

(11:35) Betzet yisrael – בצאת ישראל – a prayer in the Hallel service. 

(12:28) Agudah – a type of right-wing congregation. Learn more here.

(15:34) Kavanah – קוונה – intention. 

(16:45) You can find Man’s Quest for God by Abraham Joshua Heschel here.

(19:18) Birkat hamazon – ברכת המזון – a set of blessings recited after a meal. Learn more here.

(23:02) Chumash – חומש – Torah book. 

(23:29) Shabbos kiddush – קידוש של שבת – blessing over grape juice or wine for Shabbat. Learn more here.

(24:01) Kabbalat Shabbat – קבלת שבת – a service for welcoming Shabbat. Learn more here.

(26:53) Learn more about Ramaz here.

(29:09) Bakashot – בקשות – requests. 

(34:50) Kel maley – referring to the El Maleh Rachamim – אל מלא רחמים – prayer of remembrance. Learn more here

(34:55) Learn more about the Mourner’s Kaddish here

(39:29) Learn more about B’nai mitzvah here.

(43:43) Listen to our episode about Modeh Ani here

(44:44) Learn more about Az yashir – אז ישיר – the Song of the Sea – here

(48:43) Kittel –  (Yiddish) קיטל – a white robe worn by some on the High Holidays and other holy moments. Learn more here

(53:47) Avodat Hashem – עבודת השם – serving g?d by fulfilling religious and spiritual obligations. 

(55:23) Kiddush – קידוש – the prayer over wine or grape juice, and in this context, the communal gathering over food afterward. 

(57:01) Parsha – פרשה – weekly Torah portion. Learn more here.  

(57:36) Leyn – (Yiddish) לין – chanting Torah with trope. Learn more here

(57:43) Bereshit barah elokim et hashamayim ve’et ha’aretz 

בְּרֵאשִׁ֖ית בָּרָ֣א אֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֥ת הַשָּׁמַ֖יִם וְאֵ֥ת הָאָֽרֶץ׃

When g?d began to create heaven and earth. (Genesis 1:1) 

(1:02:04) Learn more about Carlebach’s music here

(1:03:09) Listen to Carlebach’s Eishet Chayil here.

(1:03:38) Learn more about and listen to Joey Weisenberg’s music here

(1:03:48) Nigunim – ניגונים – songs without words. Learn more here.

(1:12:20) Ha’arev-na adonai eloheinu et divrei toratcha b’finu

וְהַעֲרֵב נָא , ה’ אֱלֹהֵינוּ, אֶת דִּבְרֵי תוֹרָתְךָ בְּפִינוּ

Please g?d make the words of Torah sweet in our mouths.

From the morning liturgy.

(1:13:23) Ana avdah d’kudesha brich hu 

אנא עבדא דקודשא בריך הוא (Aramaic)

I aspire to be a servant of the Blessed Holy One (Shai’s translation)
From the meditation before the open ark on Shabbat. 

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