2. BARECHU A call to Prayer/worship - Daven Maven

Even In the Temple days the kohen of the day will go up the Altar to call Benai Yisrael to begin the sacrifical service

Barechu is said before over the Shema; it's said Shacharit; in the Maariv and on Shabbat. The Barechu was so ancient that it was mention in the Talmud by Rabbi Akiva. It is Standing Prayer. Shaliach Tzibbur (Hebrew: שְׁלִיחַ צִבּוּר) , literally means the messenger / emmisary who bring good report and new of a congregation in a public prayer, According to Jewish tradition , any Jewish male over the age of 13 can function as Shaliach Tzibbur. In the Talmud , the Shaliach Tzibbur is referred to as the one "who passes before the Ark"  

The following blessing and response are said only in the presence of a minyan. They represent a formal summons to the congregation to engage in an act of collective prayer. The custom of bowing and bending knee at this point is based on 1 Chronicles 29:20. Baruch mean knee bow down, submit

And David said to all the congregation: 'Now bless the LORD your God.' And all the congregation blessed the LORD, the God of their fathers, and bowed down their heads, and prostrated themselves before the LORD, and before the king.


בָּרְבוּ אֶת  יהוה  הַמְבׂרָךְ  

Barechu et HASHEM (ADONAI) hamevorach

Blessed be HASHEM (ADONAI) the blessed One

Diberkatilah HASHEM (ADONAI) yang layak dipuja


Raise your voice, also can also sound the shofar

בָּרְבוּ  יהוה  הַמְבׂרָךְ  לְעוֹלָם וָעֶר

Baruch HASHEM (ADONAI) ha'mevorach le-olam va'ed

Blessed be HASHEM (ADONAI) the blessed One, now and forever

Diberkatilah HASHEM (ADONAI) yang layak dipuja selama-lamanya

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