Tradition today: The art of prayer

14.07.2012                      24.Tammus. 5772                       Pinchas

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Tradition today: The art of prayer

What is prayer, and what is its purpose? Hassidism has taught that prayer is like making love to God.

Rabbi Milton Steinberg said it was “a bridge to God.” Rabbi Abraham J. Heschel said it was an “act which makes the heart audible to God.”
There are two kinds of prayer – spontaneous and prescribed….