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The opening of the Shema prayer explained

The opening of the Shema prayer explained

Reuven Kimelman, THE JEWISH EXPERIENCEPublished May 27, 2022

(The Jewish Experience) -- The Shema prayer expresses belief in the singularity of God, that is, in God's oneness and incomparability. It is traditionally recited twice a day, as part of the morning (Shacharit) and evening (Arvit or Ma'ariv) services. It...

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