Entering Jewish Prayer by Reuven Hammer

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Entering Jewish Prayer provides a good exploration of the history and meaning of Jewish prayer. Rabbi Hammer's book begins with a discussion of the purposes and functions of prayer and then moves on to offer a history of the development of prayer and the synagogue, and the composition of the siddur/5.

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In it, one is brought face-to-face with Judaism's central struggle for an understanding of God, human life, and the world.

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In it, one is brought face-to-face with Judaism's central struggle for an understanding of God, human life, and the world. Mastery of the Siddur enables one to worship as a Jew and to grasp the 3/5(1). About Entering Jewish Prayer.

This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur–the Jewish prayerbook. More than a "how-to" guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial compilation of the Siddur, and much Entering Jewish Prayer book.

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Jewish prayer means praying in Hebrew.” There is an emotional element that reciting prayer in Hebrew can add even to those who do not comprehend every word. There is a feeling of identification with an ancient tradition and with other Jews wherever they Entering Jewish Prayer book be which enhances the experience of prayer.

A page from the Koren Siddur (prayer book). Entering Jewish Prayer bookthis Jerusalem publisher issued the first English version of its long popular prayerbook. The Koren Siddur features translations and commentary by former British Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.

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—Louis Jacobs, author of Hasidic Prayer "A useful and enlightening account of the meaning of Jewish prayer. It should be read by all who want to speak to God in the language of Jewish tradition." —Arthur Hertzberg "A thoughtful, helpful book that will open the hearts and minds of many Jews to finding new meaning in the traditional prayer."3/5(1).

The oldest prayer book that has come down to us is the prayer book of Rav Amram Gaon, Head of the Yeshiva of Sura, in Babylon, about years ago. He had prepared it at the request of the Jews of Barcelona, Spain. It contains the arrangements of the prayers for the entire year, including also some laws concerning prayer and : Nissan Mindel.

A siddur (Hebrew: סדור [siˈduʁ]; plural siddurim סדורים, [siduˈʁim]) is a Jewish prayer book, containing a set order of daily prayers.

The word siddur comes from the Hebrew root ס־ד־ר meaning "order". Creating the siddur. Different Jewish rites. 2 Complete and weekday siddurim. 3 Variations and additions on holidays. Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service View larger image.

By: Reuven Hammer. Synopsis This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur--the Jewish prayerbook. More than a "how-to" guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial.

Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service View larger image. By: Reuven Hammer.

This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur--the Jewish prayerbook. More than a "how-to" guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial. Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service - eBook () by Reuven Hammer Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

You can unsubscribe at any : Ebook. This is a Jewish prayer book, or Siddur, containing prayers, meditations, and texts used during life passage ceremonies including circumcision, marriage and funerals, with variants for Jewish holy days.

It includes texts such as the Ten Commandments, the Maimonidean 13 Principles of Faith, and the Pirqe Aboth (Ethics of the Fathers). Get this from a library. Entering Jewish prayer: a guide to personal devotion and the worship service.

[Reuven Hammer] -- Hammer examines basic issues in prayer, the history of the siddur, the orchestration of daily, Sabbath, and Festival prayers, the themes of special prayers such as the mourners' Kaddish, And the.

This is a Jewish prayer book, or Siddur, containing prayers, meditations, and texts used during life passage ceremonies including circumcision, marriage and funerals, with Operating System: Android.

For beginners to prayer who were brought up without any education or for the simply curious who would like to learn the structure of Jewish prayer this book is an excellent primer.

It explains both the history of the prayer service and its structure. It also delineates between the service between the various denominations/5(24). Much care must be taken to direct one's personal prayers at graveside to God.

To pray to the deceased, or to speak directly to him in the form of prayer, borders on blasphemy Memorial Prayer.

The Kel Maleh Rachamim, is a memorial prayer of undetermined origin thatAuthor: Maurice Lamm. Fighting Illness With Love. Phone: Fax: Toll Free: CHAI-LIFE. The "standing [prayer]", also known as the Shemoneh Esreh ("The Eighteen"), consisting of 19 strophes on weekdays and seven on Sabbath days and 9 on Rosh haShana Mussaf.

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People knew Frankel's Jewish bookstore as the best place in New York to find the. Throughout Jewish history, the deepest feelings and longings of the soul have been given expression in the form of blessings (brachot) for nearly every occasion, both ordinary and extraordinary, and a liturgy for both daily and sacred times.

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Jewish prayer has fixed words, words we say every time, but they are there as a framework, so that our spirits can be free to find the Holy. Some of the prayers may even be troubling in their wording, but that’s part of it, too: those prayers push us into thinking deeply about what we believe and the choices we make.

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This inspiring, informative guide shows us how we can use the often overlooked time Brand: Jewish Lights Publishing. A centerpiece of Jewish prayer services which affirms belief and trust in the One God, the Shema is composed of three sections taken from the Torah.

Kaddish קדיש An Aramaic prayer which focuses on the idea of magnification and sanctification of God's name. It is usually associated as a prayer said for the dead, but several versions Size: KB.

One of the essential items used during prayer service in addition to the Tallit and Tefillin is the prayer book. What are Prayer Books and Covers.

The prayer book, also known as Siddur in Hebrew, contains all of the prayer said during weekday prayer services, Shabbat and important Jewish holidays such as Passover and Sukkot. "Learning about prayer is a way of entering the world of Jewish tradition, " Rabbi Hammer writes, and the Siddur - the Jewish prayerbook - is the best possible introduction into that world.

In it, one is brought face-to-face with Judaism's central struggle for an 3/5(1). Seen as both a way of connecting to God and a time for quiet introspection, prayer is an integral part of religious life. Religious Jews pray three times every day, and add in extra services and supplications to mark special dates throughout our calendar and life cycle.

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