Weekday Silent Amidah Prayer
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משמונה עשרה של חול
וְתֵן טַל וּמָטָר לִבְרָכָה עַל כָּל פְּנֵי הָאֲדָמָה.
Give dew and rain for a blessing on the face of the earth. [AJWS translation]
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Suggested Discussion Questions:

1. What makes dew and rain so important?

2. What happens to farming communities when there are not enough rains?

3. What social justice themes emerge from this text?

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Time Period: Rabbinic (Maccabees through the Talmud)