Rabbi Shmuel Kaplan, Head Shliach of Maryland and creator of the Siddur with Chassidic Commentary, leads a new weekly class on prayer.
We spend much time each day reciting the words of the siddur. Join us to enhance your prayers and become more proficient in understanding and mastering the siddur. This comprehensive series on Tefillah explores the special meaning embedded in the text of our prayers—elucidating, step by step, the words, structure, and progression of davening.
Why a Blessing for the Rooster?
In this lesson we probe the deeper meaning of the blessing ‘Elokay Neshamah’, which acknowledges and thanks G-d for granting us life and a divine soul. We then proceed to explore the subsequent morning blessings of gratitude.