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Ask A Jew: Gatherings of 10

Traditionally, Jews pray three times a day which typically includes morning minyan services, however, the vast majority of prayers can be said alone. So during this time, many Jews are davening (praying) at home alone and skipping the prayers that require a minyan.

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Ask A Jew: Wasted Prayer

The term is not so much of a “wasted blessing” as it better translated and understood as a “ blessing for nought” or a nullified blessing. In Hebrew it is a “bracha l’vatala,” from the word nullification-like we nullify our leaven before Passover.

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