The Tefilah Podcast

Beur Tefilah: Who is the "Aleinu" in Sim Shalom?

November 02, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 9 Episode 6
The Tefilah Podcast
Beur Tefilah: Who is the "Aleinu" in Sim Shalom?
Show Notes

Synopsis: This is the audio version of the 1-page article I wrote, entitled, Beur Tefilah: Who is the "Aleinu" in Sim Shalom? If you, like me, never even noticed this question before, then I encourage you to take a moment to think about how you would answer it before reading or listening to my approach. Let me know what you think!

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