Unit 1 - The Development of שמונה עשרה

Main Question: How and why did the Shemona Esrei develop into ITS current form?

Topic 1 - Learn about Rambam.

Topics 2 - 4: Starting with topic two we will learn that:

  1. Tefilla is a command from the Torah (according to the Rambam).
  2. There are some specific requirements from the Torah in order to fulfill the Mitzvah to daven to HaShem.
  3. The Rabbis added some other requirements.
  4. The Rabbis developed the actual text that we recite every day.