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Jewish Prayer Quiz

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    Jewish prayer has evolved from scattered supplications in the Bible to a vast, codified tradition today. How much do you know about Jewish prayer, synagogues, rabbis, and liturgy?
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    Why did regular communal Jewish prayer begin in post-Temple times?

     To substitute for the daily offerings at the Temple

     Because the priests felt that the Jewish people were becoming distant and sinful

     Because people felt that sacrificing animals was cruel and unnecessary

     To give people a way to mourn the loss of the Temple