Once upon a busy life — maybe even two or three times, or more — we are struck with a sense of being so small within something much larger. Wouldn’t it be good for the two of us to have a chat? We would like to speak with G-d. So we ask ourselves, “What purpose does prayer serve? Why pray to an allknowing G-d? How dare we think that we could change G-d’s will and the situations guided by Divine Providence?” In this session, Rabbi Schochet addresses these issues and the structure of prayer, so that the next time the spirit moves you, you will know how to respond.

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