[Avodah] How do Chabad deal with the Amen of Krias Shema

Liron Kopinsky liron.kopinsky at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 21:32:34 PST 2013

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013, Zev Sero wrote:

> On 19/02/2013 5:09 PM, Dr Isaac Balbin wrote:
>> Picture the scenario, you are a chabadnik and normally you don't say the
>> Bracha immediately before Shema loudly, and in fact are basically inaudible
>> when you are Chazan, so that others don't need to be in the conundrum of
>> saying Amen.
>> How though, as a Chabadnik or anyone else who follows this practice, do
>> you deal with a Chazan who says the Bracha loudly and clearly.
>> Do you say it word for word with him, like others?
>> Do you simply ignore what he said and not answer?
> It's a problem, not just for Chabad but for everyone, which is precisely
> why
> Chabad has the minhag of avoiding it by not being heard.

I know some shuls, where the rav is an accepted Talmud Chacham, who Davka
say amen out loud right before shema.

Kol tuv,

Liron Kopinsky
liron.kopinsky at gmail.com
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