Category: davening

Davening Importance Paradox

Being in shul so much over the past week or so, I noticed something really strange that I’ve never noticed before — and I’d like to call it the “importance paradox.” It seems that some of the most important prayers…

Guide to shuckling

I was davening this past Shabbos in a Chabad where I noticed two kids imitating shuckels, they were clearly making fun of the few people in the room who knew what they were doing with regards to shuckling. I immediately…

Awkward kadesh moments

Lets face it kadesh can be pretty awkward, everyone stares at you as you try to catch up to that guy who it seems has been saying kadesh for the last 50 years, and what if you can’t catch up?…

Speed davening

Sent by email After davening by rote for so many years it becomes a super fast automatic thing, and there are some phrases that are similar enough that you can be shunted to the wrong one. There is one area…