Shema*: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (shu-mä', shmä), [key]
— n. Judaism.
  1. a liturgical prayer, prominent in Jewish history and tradition, that is recited daily at the morning and evening services and expresses the&hasp; Jewish&hasp; people's ardent faith in and love of God.
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