Hannah, Heschel and Me: Finding Meaning in Prayer
Even if we can participate in ‘zoom’ High Holy Day services, prayer will feel different this year. The power of our prayers will depend on our own initiative. Before we begin the coming season, then, we need to take the time to reflect on the meaning and purpose of prayer. What should meaningful prayer feel like? Does God hear/answer our prayers? Does prayer change anything? And what can we learn from Hannah, the heroine of the Rosh Hashanah Haftorah?