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(0:35) Siddur – סידור – is a Jewish prayer book.
(1:03) You can learn more about yud-hey-vav-hey here
(0:43) The Shema – שמע – comes from דברים – Deuteronomy 6:4 –
שְׁמַ֖ע יִשְׂרָאֵ֑ל יְהֹוָ֥ה אֱלֹהֵ֖ינוּ יְהֹוָ֥ה ׀ אֶחָֽד׃
Shema Yisrael Adonai Eloheinu Adonai Echad.
Hear O Israel, the Lord is our G?d, the Lord is One.
(1:49) Learn more about six word memoirs here.
Eliana also likes to say it’s a she-mantra
And it’s also a haiku!
(2:09) Learn more about Storahtelling and Lab/Shul here.
(2:16) Hillel is a national organization that provides resources for Jewish life on college campuses. Learn more here.
(2:31) Yisrael – ישראל – is not only a name for the Jewish people, but is the name that g?d gave to Jacob. Learn more here.
(2:57) Lihiyot – להיות – to be – shares the same root as יהיה – one of G?d’s names.
(3:15) You can find The Power of Ritual by Casper Ter Kuile here.
(4:00) You can find Echad: The Many Meanings of God is One, edited by Eugene B. Borowitz
(5:51) You can find the full text of Aleinu here.
(6:03) You can learn more about the background of Aleinu here.
בַּיּוֹם הַהוּא יִהְיֶה יְהֹוָה אֶחָד וּשְׁמוֹ אֶחָד:
Bayom hahoo yihiyeh Adonai echad ushemo echad.
And on that day it will be that g?d is one and g?d’s name will be one.
(8:42) Halacha – הלכה – Jewish law
(10:15) Shabbat – שבת – is the Jewish day of rest. Learn more here.
(10:39) You can find last week’s episode of The Light Lab Podcast here!
(14:30) This beautiful rendition of Shema is by Chava Mirel. You can learn more about her here.