To Satisfy All of Your Desires

Dena Weiss

Thoughts on the Weekday Amidah

Mechon Hadar's Tefillah Toolkit takes a prayer or a section of a service from Jewish liturgy and explores it from three perspectives: content, meaning, and music. Together as a package, we explore what the prayer is about, what it means to pray it, and how to get a community praying it together.

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Dena Weiss explores what it means to try and align your will with God's. What is praying the weekday Amidah, with all of its requests in the plural, supposed to make us experience?