Amidah

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Amidah

(amiˈdaː; aˈmidə)
n
(Judaism) Judaism the central prayer in each of the daily services, recited silently and standing. Also called: Shemona Esrei
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Shimon Ha-pakuli arranged eighteen blessings according to an appropriate order in the presence of Rabban Gamaliel at Yavneh.
Contrary to popular misconception, that the original Palestinian 'Amidah comprised eighteen blessings, to which the Birkat Ha-Tzedukim (or Ha-Minim - yet another title