What is the Shema? | PaeloJudaica.com


ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUND: Talking to God? Dr. Ben Sommer explains the Shema and other ancient Near Eastern Texts (JOANNE PALMER, Jewish Standard/Times of Israel).What is the Shema? Yes, as we are told, it’s the central part of our liturgy, ancient, stirring, anchoring. But what exactly is it? What does it mean? “Hear, O Israel,…

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