LIVING JEWISHLY DAILY

This section on Jewish Ritual Practices contains basic but thorough explanations of:

Whether you are just beginning, filling in gaps, or furthering your learning this site has appropriate levels for everyone. Each directory can link you to an even greater background. For instance, under Ritual Practices, the explanation of Tefillin can link you to the texts found in the tefillin and all the related Talmudic material.

Under Life Cycle, you can find general information about Bar/Bat Mitzvah rituals and you can link from there to the Talmudic discussions about maturat

Ritual Objects and Daily Jewish Rituals
  1. Some Talmud on Fringes
  2. Some Talmud about Tefillin
  3. THE TALMUD ON the Mezuzah
  4. Regulations and Stories About Circumcision
  5. A Complicated Proof that Circumcision Supercedes Shabbat
  6. The High Priest's Gold Plate
  7. The Only Reference in the Talmud to the Magen David
  8. Some Talmud on Blessings
  9. Rabbinic Eating Positions and Customs
  10. Birkat HaMazon
  11. Regulations about Private Fasts
  12. Why We Say a Blessing
  13. The Morning Blessings
  14. When Priests Raised Their Hands in Blessing
  15. Biblical and Talmudic Names for God
  16. Payot in the Talmud
  17. Bread Etiquette
  18. Clothing: The Classic Text
  19. Clothing in Talmud: The Sudar
  20. Clothing in the Talmud: The Punda
  21. The Chaluk
  22. Theater and Circus Attendance
  23. RITUAL IMPURITIES
  24. An Outline of the Offerings
  25. RaBaM's Thirteen Statements of Faith
  26. The Three Biblical Passages Which Comprise the Shma
  27. Some Rules Concerning the Priestly Blessing
Ritual Objects and Daily Jewish Rituals
    Gemilut Chassadim
    1. BIKKUR CHOLIM
    2. Preparing the Dead
    3. HACHNASAT ORCHIM
    4. TZA'AR BA'ALEI CHAYIM
    The Jewish Prayer Service
    1. The Ashrei: Psalm 145
    2. The Content of the Blessings Surrounding the Shma
    3. The Contents of the Tefillah
    4. Choreography of the Service: The Sacred Dance
    5. Regulations About Reciting the Shma
    6. A Short Piece on Synagogue Etiquette
    7. The Sanctity of the Synaogue and Its Ritual Objects
    8. The Priestly Benediction
    9. The Good Old Days: No More Song, No More Garlands
    10. Pidyon HaBen



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