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Bar'chu (bah-rih-choo; Ashkenazit: bor-choo) — Beginning of line “Bar'chu et Adonai ham’vorach,” which signifies part of the prayer service that ideally has at least a minyan (quorum of 10 men 13 years old or more)
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Talit Gadol: Blessing
Talit Gadol: Blessing between Bar'chu and Amida
Situation You began shacharit on your way to synagogue and are...
Jewish Festivals: When Men Start
Jewish Festivals: When Men Start: Sunset or Bar'chu
Jewish festivals begin for men at sunset or when they say “...
Set Prayers: Ma'ariv
Bar'chu at End of Ma'ariv
In Eretz Yisrael , it is customary to say bar’chu again at...
Set Prayers: Ma'ariv
Shir HaMa'alot Hinei Bar'chu
Saying shir ha’ma’alot hinei bar’chu . .. before...
Set Prayers: Ma'ariv
When To Respond to Bar'chu
Wait until the leader has finished saying the line, “...
Introduction to Morning Prayers/Shacharit (Weekday): Order of Prayers
Introduction to Morning Prayers/Shacharit (Weekday): Order of Prayers
Here is a typical order of waking/morning prayers for weekdays (many...
SIDDUR GUIDE: How To Pray in Synagogue
Introduction to How To Pray in Synagogue
The synagogue ( shul ) prayer service may confuse the unfamiliar....
When To Pause or Join Minyan
When To Pause or Join Minyan: Regular Shacharit
Shema When the minyan reaches the shema in shacharit:...
Amida: Reader's Repetition: Replying
Replying during Your Private Amida
If you have finished the amida’s yihiyu l’ratzon (but...
Tefilin: Replacing
Tefilin: Replacing: Tefilin You Had To Take Off or That Fell Off
If you take off your tefilin because you have to, such as to go to the...
Tefilin: Replacing
Tefilin: Replacing: Tefilin You Took Off by Choice
If you take off your tefilin without being required to do so and with...
How To Pray: Actions: Bowing: Direction
When To Bow toward Jerusalem
Normally, when saying the amida , or bowing at any other prayers such...
How To Pray: Actions: Bowing: Two Main Types
Waist-Bowing and Knee-Bowing
There are two main types of bowing during the prayer services: ...
With Whom To Pray: Which Prayers Require a Quorum (Minyan)
Prayers that Require a Minyan
Although it is preferable to join a minyan whenever possible, prayer...

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