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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The following are two salient examples, one taken from the Rosh Hodesh service, and the other from the "dialogue" between the cantor and the congregation in the reader's repetition of the Shemoneh Esreh.
The second example concerns the way the relatively new prayer book Ve-Zarah Shemesh, for the Moroccan community, treats the traditional "dialogue" that accompanies the Shemoneh Esreh prayer.