Shema Yisrael

   "Hear, O Israel, " an essential prayer of Jewish liturgy and associated with martyrdom. The text consists of Deuteronomy 6:4–9 and 11:13–21; Numbers 15:37–41.
   See also Milhaud, Darius.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Shema Yisrael — (or Sh ma Yisrael or just Shema) (Hebrew: שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל‎; Hear, [O] Israel ) are the first two words of a section of the Torah (Hebrew Bible) that is a centerpiece of the morning and evening Jewish prayer services. The first verse… …   Wikipedia

  • Shema Yisrael Torah Network — The Shema Yisrael Torah Network is a group of (mainly English) websites dedicated to spread Jewish thought, halakha (Jewish law) and other material through the World Wide Web, Email and written material. Shema Yisrael offers distance learning… …   Wikipedia

  • Shemá Israel — (Del hebreo, שְׁמַע יִשְׂרָאֵל, Escucha, oh pueblo ), son las primeras palabras y el nombre de una de las principales plegarias de la religión judía en la que se manifiesta su credo en un solo Dios. Los creyentes la recitan dos veces por día, en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • SHEMA, READING OF — SHEMA, READING OF, the twice daily recitation of the declaration of God s unity, called the Shema ( Hear ) after the first word in Deuteronomy 6:4; also called Keri at Shema ( the reading of the Shema ). As it had developed by at least   as early …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Jewish prayer — Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Names of God in Judaism — Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Judaism — This article is about the Jewish religion. For consideration of ethnic, historic, and cultural aspects of the Jewish identity, see Jews. Judaica (clockwise from top): Shabbat candl …   Wikipedia

  • Monotheism — Monotheist redirects here. For the Celtic Frost album, see Monotheist (album). Part of a series on God …   Wikipedia

  • Jewish services — (Hebrew: תפלה, tefillah ; plural תפלות, tefillos or tefillot ; Yinglish: davening) are the prayer recitations which form part of the observance of Judaism. These prayers, often with instructions and commentary, are found in the siddur , the… …   Wikipedia

  • Shlomo Chanoch Rabinowicz — Not to be confused with Shlomo Rabinowicz, the first Radomsker Rebbe Shlomo Chanoch Rabinowicz Fourth Radomsker Rebbe Term 1910 – 1942 Full name Shlomo Chanoch Hakohen Rabinowicz Main work Shivchei Kohen …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.