Ahavas Sholom – an Historic Landmark and Sacred Space

Newark's Last Remaining Synagogue born of the Great European Migration at the turn of the 20th Century

145 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: 973-485-2609 | Email: cahavassholom@optimum.net

The Amidah

  • Posted on January 31, 2020

The Amidah is said three times a day and is properly called T’filah, prayer, or more accurately, supplication. The Gates of Prayer, the Reform Movement’s siddur, labels the Amidah T’filah. The word Amidah comes from the infinitive la-amod, which means to stand, because we stand when we recite the Amidah, to show respect for God Continue Reading »

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