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To pray as a Jew : a guide to the prayer book and the synagogue service / Hayim Halevy Donin.


New York : Basic Books, [1980] .
ISBN 0465086284, 9780465086283

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Subjects Gebet.
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Judaism -- Liturgy.
Judentum.
Liturgie.
Prayer -- Judaism.
Siddur.
Description xxvii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Summary A fresh, contemporary interpretation of the ageless Judaic heritage--its traditions and laws--with a detailed guide to Jewish prayers, rituals, and teachings that also examines the role of prayer in our lives.
Contents The quest for spirituality -- To feel at home in the synagogue : knowing what to do -- The Shemoneh esrei : the Amidah of "eighteen" blessings -- The Amidah for the Sabbath and festivals -- Kedushah and other additions to the Amidah -- The Shema and its blessings -- The verses of song : pesukei d'zimra (the introductory prayers) -- The morning blessings : birkhot hashaḥar (the preliminary prayers) -- Supplications and other supplementary prayers -- The Kaddish -- Responses in prayer -- The Torah reading service -- Welcoming the Sabbath : Kabbalat Shabbat -- Prayers for special occasions -- The grace after meals : birkat hamazon -- The blessings before eating : birkhot hanehenin -- Home prayers for Sabbaths and festivals -- Rules relating to the prayer service -- The ethical dimension of Jewish prayer -- A table of Torah and Haftarah readings for the festivals and other special occasions.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6278819
(OCoLC)ocm06278819
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WorldCat Identities Donin, Hayim.
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