What does Shema say?

By |2014-08-01T06:31:34-07:00August 1st, 2014|Thoughts|

                                                                                                                         What does Shema say?   Deuteronomy 6:4–9 contains the shema, which is recited by many Jews two or three times a day, as an affirmation of their relation to God. The first two verses are translated in the 1955 version of The Jewish Publication Society (JPS) as follows. “Hear, O Israel: the [...]