Monday, October 1, 2012

Sadie's Favorite Prayer

A few weeks ago Sadie and I were going over prayers that she's learned and when we went through everything I could think of, I mentioned a prayer that I'd learned when we were on our pilgrimage to Israel.  A week later Sadie began demanding to learn the "little prayer" and trying to say it on her own. After asking me to repeat it about a hundred times she began saying the prayer (in Hebrew) on her own.  It's pretty much her favorite prayer of the moment, and since I had the camera out this morning I just had to ask her if she wanted to say it.  And of course, since the camera was there, she added "cheese!" at the end:


  1. Do you mind if I ask for the text and the translation?

    And, I'm new to your blog, but I very much enjoy reading your posts!

  2. Hi Jennifer (and welcome!)-

    The Hebrew is: Sh'ma Yisrael Adonai Eloheinu Adonai Ehad
    which translates into- Hear, O Israel: the Lord is our God, the Lord is One

    there's a bit more information on it here:


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