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Question 9.19:
What is the difference between Conservative Prayer and Orthodox Prayer?

Answer:

The following are some of the changes made by Conservative Judaism in regular prayers:

To better understand Conservative teshuvot and siddurim one should be familiar with the findings of modern liturgical scholarship; this has demonstrated not only the flexible nature of the liturgy in general, including the Amidah. Suggested references:


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