Tefilla Talks – Why Are All of the Tefillot said in the Plural?

Connecting to God or a Higher Power is a focus of many religions, each religion having a different method of connection. The general consensus among religions regarding prayer is focusing on the personal conneciton between God and man.  However, in Judaism the connection through Tefilla (prayer) is the greater connection...

Optimist vs. Realist – How does Tefilla help us become Optimists?

Can Tefillot help us affect the future? Can we predict or change the future with Tefilla? Can Tefilla help us become optimists instead of realists? Rav Fierman gets into the difference between the two mentalities of realist vs. optimist, and how Tefilla helps us to develop an optimist mentality.