Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service

by Rabbi Reuven Hammer. Schocken Books, 1995.

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 more. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

From the Back Cover
"Anyone who wants to make use of the traditional prayerbook especially meaningful would do well to acquire this magnificent commentary. [It] will add to one's appreciation of one of Judaism's most prized treasures--its liturgy."
--Emanuel Rackman, Chancellor, Bar-Ilan University

"Reuven Hammer has achieved brilliantly and with great success what many had thought impossible--an inspirational guide to Jewish devotion wedded to impeccable scholarship."
--Louis Jacobs, author of Hasidic Prayer

Additional ICC copy in Jewish Collection.
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Additional copy in ICC Jewish Collection. - Disbanded 2/12