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Hineni (Hebrew: הִנֵּֽנִי‎‎) was, as a result of a speech at th...

wikipedia - 11 Nov 2016
Hineni (Hebrew: הִנֵּֽנִי‎‎) was, as a result of a speech at the Madison Square Garden by Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis on November 18, 1973, "one of the first Ba'al Teshuva (return to Judaism) movements. The word 'Hineni' means 'Here I am' in a spiritual sense, which is what Abraham says and means to God to indicate his readiness when he is called on in Genesis 22:1 (הִנֵּֽנִי‎ hinnênî).

New Leonard Cohen song is very Jewish — and very dark

The Times of Israel - 22 Sep 2016
At the end of the chorus Cohen sings “Hineni, hineni; I'm ready, my lord.” Hineni is Hebrew for “here I am,” and is the response Abraham gives when God calls on him to sacrifice his son Isaac. It is also the name of a prayer of preparation and humility ...

A farewell 'hineni' to Eliezer, the Cohen of song

Jerusalem Post Israel News - 15 Nov 2016
Here I must admit frustration when I listen to Cohen's final encore performance for I cannot yet join him in a hineni that accepts such a consummately extinguishing presence of God. The poet is the bard of the absurd, and so the philosopher in me ...

Reform Jewish Movement Joins Reverend Barber's Poor People's Campaign

Religious Action Center (press release) - 08 Dec 2017
Hineni – we are here! Representing 900 congregations of the Union for Reform Judaism, 2,000 leaders of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, and 2 million Reform Jews across our nation – Hineni, we are here to join the Poor People's Campaign!

Remarks by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner at the Rally To End Racism

Religious Action Center (press release) - 04 Apr 2018
So say that with me now: Hineni! But within each of our communities, we have not always been united in our call for the liberation of all people. We need to be honest about how systemic racism not only pervades our society, but also how some of us have ...

Leonard Cohen and Carrie Fisher win posthumous Grammy Awards

Jewish Telegraphic Agency - 29 Jan 2018
The song also happens to be one of Cohen's most Jewish performances, including Hebrew phrases (“Hineni, hineni,” or “Here I am”) and chants from the choir of the Shaar Hashomayim synagogue in Montreal, Cohen's hometown. Cohen was not the only ...

Hineni — Here I Am

Huffington Post - 19 Sep 2014
Shalom! School has begun. Fall is here. I am Jewish. Of course I'm Jewish year round, but in September we celebrate the high holidays — Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. On Rosh Hashanah, we reflect on the past year and on Yom Kippur our fate is sealed ...

Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis at Madison Square Garden 1 of 4

Tablet Magazine - 24 Aug 2016
In 1973 she founded Hineni, an organization that brought “fallen Jews back to a fundamental faith.” The New York Times would later dub her the “Jewish Billy Graham.” She stood at the head of the Baal Teshuvah movement, a “return to Judaism” campaign ...

Esther Jungreis, founder of Hineni

liherald - 23 Aug 2016
The Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis of North Woodmere, founder of Hineni, died Tuesday. Rebbetzin is a rabbi's wife. Jungreis, once named Herald Person of the Year, was known in the media as “the Jewish Billy Graham.” Born in Szeged, Hungary in 1936, ...

'Hineni' in Our 21st Century Lives

Huffington Post - 06 Sep 2013
In the Torah, we are first introduced to the term Hineni when we read about Akedat Yitzchak, the Binding of Isaac, in Chapter 22 of Genesis. When God calls out to Abraham, prior to commanding him to sacrifice his son, Abraham responds, “Hineni.” He ...

'Hineni': Leadership Lessons From the High Holy Liturgy

Huffington Post - 03 Sep 2013
For me, the hardest word to utter in this prayer is the very first one: Hineni (Here I am). Am I worthy enough to say it? Am I really here, present and ready to serve? Abraham responded with this compact expression when God asked him to take up the ...


Beliefnet (blog) - 18 Nov 2016
According to the site Jewcology.org, the origin is The Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) “Hineni is often used by people when they respond to a direct call from God. For example, in Genesis 22, Abraham is first called by God in verse 1 and he responds Hineni and ...

Leonard Cohen wins first Grammy posthumously

The Times of Israel - 29 Jan 2018
Hineni, hineni,” Cohen sang, using the Hebrew for “I am here,” before adding, “I'm ready, My Lord.” Over a steady bass line, the song builds with chants from the choir of his Shaar Hashomayim synagogue in his native Montreal. While he never won a ...

Guckenberger turns Chapel into story of true giving

GCU Today - 31 Oct 2017
“Sometimes I find myself (thinking), 'I'm all about hineni, Lord, but to anywhere but there, or to anyone but them, or to anytime but now.' I have all these conditions around my hineni. But I think when we as a people decide, individually and ...

For Nebraska long snapper Jordan Ober, a Yom Kippur dilemma

Chicago Tribune - 28 Sep 2017
Ober is a member of two close-knit groups. He takes tremendous pride in being Jewish — and in being Nebraska's long snapper. He says the Shema — a centerpiece of Jewish prayer — before field-goal and punt snaps. Inscribed on his towel is the Hineni, ...

Transparent Recap: The Hole

Vulture - 27 Sep 2016
At the same time, the impressive thing about “Oh Holy Night” — and the whole depiction of Sarah Pfefferman's “Hineni” event — is the exact ambiguity and complexity that Transparent often excels at depicting. The shabbat celebration is unquestionably ...

Hineni Super Singles Supperette for Ages 40+

NY Blueprint - 09 May 2015
Come for lots of fun, food and good company. On-site shadchanim (matchmakers) will be making introductions. R.S.V.P. by May 29, 2015. Reserve by phone or email. Paid reservations only. <<< Previous · Next >>> ...

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