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    • Benjamin
    • 21.03.12 | 23:03 (IST)

    I'm not convinced the two are mutually exclusive. As evidence, during periods where I have actually had various tikun olam-type volunteer commitments of sorts, whenever they would overlap with my usual davening time, I would simply arrange to pray by myself earlier or later. I never had a time where I could not volunteer because I had to pray or vice-versa. That said, I wholeheartedly agree - fixed acts of tikun olam in some form are definitely as essential as fixed time to daven, if not more.

    from the article: Jews pray too much
    First published 07:00 18.03.12 | Last updated 17:00 16.03.12
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