Tagged with qaddish

Ashrei Without A Minyan

It happens that often a quorum of ten men will gather for the afternoon prayers, but the tenth man will be a little later than the others. Now, in order to say qaddish and start the amida, the quorum of ten must be present, but what about for the introductory recitation of Psalm 145, usually known … Continue reading

Q&A: Priorities in Prayer, Part 2

Question: So, do I need to say Ein Keiloheinu? Answer: If you take a look at older siddurim (prayer books), or even ordinary diaspora Ashkenazic siddurim, it is not there. Like Psalm 27, it was inserted into the siddur because some wanted to say it because they were told that reciting it has powers, and … Continue reading