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Entering Jewish prayer

Reuven Hammer

Entering Jewish prayer

a guide to personal devotion and the worship service

by Reuven Hammer

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Published by Schocken Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Siddur.,
  • Judaism -- Liturgy -- History.,
  • Prayer -- Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementReuven Hammer.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23053504M
    ISBN 100805210229

    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. It is the essential component of Jewish services, and is the only service that the Talmud calls prayer. Our Previous Location: Opening it's doors Febru , and entering the used book market in with just a few used books for sale, Frankel's Judaica slowly grew to became the largest supplier for Jewish libraries and schools throughout New York area for out of print and used books. 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. Natural Disasters. Talking to Children About Tragedy. Prayers & Blessings - Prayers for Israel. Entering Jewish Prayer A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service (Book): Hammer, Reuven.

    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. 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. Entering Jewish Prayer. Embed; Copy and paste the code into your website. Borrow.


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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."Cited by: 2.

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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.

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 understanding of God, human life, and the world. Mastery of the Siddur enables Entering Jewish prayer book to worship as a Jew and to grasp the Format: Paperback.

"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 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 more. This Entering Jewish prayer book is an incredible resource for those looking to derive meaning from the Jewish prayer tradition.

It has helped me in my own personal practice of prayer by giving me historical context for the prayers I am saying, and by elucidating the structure of the service/5(22). Download Entering Jewish Prayer PDF Books By:"Reuven Hammer" Published on by Schocken.

This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur--the Jewish prayerbook. More than a \ This Book was ranked 11 by Google Books for keyword Devotion Bibles Ceremonies Manual Guide.

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 may be which enhances the experience of prayer.

A page from the Koren Siddur (prayer book). Inthis 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. Proponents say it is more textually accurate and aesthetically appealing than the Artscroll prayer.

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The words of Louis Jacobs concerning Hammer's earlier work on liturgy,Entering Jewish Prayer, apply to this commentary as well - "Reuven Hammer has achieved brilliantly and with great success what many had thought impossible - an inspirational guide to Jewish devotion wedded to impeccable scholarship.".

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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).