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- Artscroll Sabbath and Festivals Siddur: Large Print Edition, edited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman
The Nusach Ashkenaz edition of the Weinberg Foundation Large Type Edition of the Artscroll Sabbath and Festivals Siddur featuring a new translation and anthologized commentary by Rabbi Scherman.
- The Artscroll Tehillim, Edited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
The psalms of King David, in Hebrew with English translation on the facing page. This edition includes brief commentaries related to the Tehillim.
- Artscroll Transliterated Linear Siddur: Sabbath and Festival, by Rabbi Nosson Scherman.
Based upon the famed Artscroll Complete Siddur, this Siddur includes the Hebrew text of the Sabbath and Festival prayer services, along with a line-by-line English translation, and a line-by-line transliteration of Hebrew text.
- Artscroll Weekday Siddur: Large Print Edition, edited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman
The Nusach Ashkenaz edition of the Weinberg Foundation Large Type Edition of the Artscroll Weekday Siddur featuring a new translation and anthologized commentary by Rabbi Scherman.
- ArtScroll Youth Haggadah, translation and comments by
By Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Yitzchok Zev Scherman.
This is an oversized, fully illustrated Haggadah that features the complete text of the Haggadah in Hebrew, along with a simplified translation in English and brief commentary on the text that was designed especially for younger readers.
- Biblical Prose Prayer: As a Window to the Popular Religion of Ancient Israel, by Moshe Greenberg.
Greenberg finds in this rich life of private prayer a setting for the high religious ideas--and the scathing critique of worship--that characterized the "genius" of the prophets of the eighth and ninth centuries B.C.
- The Complete ArtScroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah: Large Print Edition, by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
The Weinberg Foundation's large type edition of the ArtScroll Rosh Hashanah Machzor, combined with the ArtScroll s Kippur Machzor, offers readers a unified, and complete set of large type Machzorim for the High Holidays.
- The Complete ArtScroll Machzor for Yom Kippur: Large Print Edition, by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
The Weinberg Foundation's large type edition of the ArtScroll Yom Kippur Machzor, offers the complete text of the standard print Yom Kippur Machzor, with abridged commentaries. Text is presented in vowelized Hebrew with English translations on the facing pages.
- The Family Haggadah, Translation and introduction by Rabbi Nosson Scherman, and marginal notes by Rabbi Avie Gold.
A small, yet detailed and easy to read Hebrew - English Haggadah that provides ample instructions to guide you through the entire Passover Seder.
- Gates of Prayer
The large print pulpit edition of The New Union Prayerbook of the American Jewish Reform movement.
- The Haggada of the Jewish Idea, with commentary by Binyamin Zev Kahane hy"d.
A Haggada in English and Hebrew, along with commentaries by Rav Kahane that not only explain the basic foundations of Judaism and the teachings inherent in the Pesach story, but he also elucidates his father's teaching about the "Jewish Idea" and the importance of every Jew in the galut returning to Israel - immediately.
- The How & Why of Jewish Prayer, by Israel Rubin.
This essential guidebook covers the mechanics (the hows) of Jewish Prayer, and also covers the various laws and customs related to Jewish prayer.
- The Illuminated Kaddish: Interpretations of the Mourner's Prayer, by Hyla Shifra Bolsta.
A modern, textual and visual interpretation of the mourner's Kaddish that is visually stunning, informative, and spiritually uplifting.
- In Her Voice: An Illuminated Book of Prayers for Jewish Women, by Enya Tamar Kesher.
This special book presents magnificent, illuminated manuscripts of women's prayers by contemporary Israeli artist Enya Tamar Keshet. 28 prayers collected from around the world and recited exclusively by women are presented in reproductions of her detailed and colorful original work accompanied by text from Hebrew, Ladino, and Yiddish sources.
- The Koren Ethiopian Haggada: Journey to Freedom, edited by Rabbi Menachem Waldman.
"Unlike other Haggadot that simply translate the traditional Passover text into Amharic for use by Ethiopian Jews, The Koren Ethiopian Haggada incorporates the Ethiopian community's modern-day exodus narrative and unique traditions into the telling of the Passover story..."
- The Koren Mesorat HaRav Siddur, Commentary based upon the teaching of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
A Hebrew-English prayer book enhanced by the addition of commentaries based upon the teachings of "The Rav" along with supplemental essays and information that provide keen insights into the nature and meaning of the tefillot.
- The Koren Siddur, Introduction, Translation and Commentary by
Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks.
This is a beautifully designed and easy to read Hebrew/English Prayerbook. In addition to the ordinary services that you expect to find in a prayerbook, this version also includes services for Yom Hazekaron (Israel's Memorial Day), Yom HaAtzma'ut (Israel's Independence Day), and for Yom Yerushalayim (the day commemorating the reunion of Israel's capital Jerusalem), as well as enlightening commentaries by commentary of Sir Jonathan Sacks, the Chief Rabbi of the British Empire.
- The Koren Yom Kippur Mahzor, with commentary by Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks.
The Koren Sacks Yom Kippur Mahzor is a new Hebrew/English prayer book with translation and commentary by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. The Koren Sacks Yom Kippur Mahzor is a companion to the Koren Sacks Rosh Hashana Mahzor.
- Laws of Prayers, by Rabbi Eliezer Melamed.
This book, called in its Hebrew original Peninei Halachah, "Pearls of the Law" or Legal Pearls," is an all-inclusive, easy to read book that informs readers of the laws of prayer from the perspective of Rabbi Melamed.
- Ohel Sarah Women's Siddur, Edited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
A women's prayer book from ArtScroll that is based upon the traditions of the Korban Minchah Siddur.
- Praying with Fire, by Rabbi Heshy Kleinman.
Igniting the Power of Your Tefillah. A 5-Minute, Lesson-A-Day program that will forever change how you pray.
- Praying With Fire 2, by Rabbi Heshy Kleinman.
With 118, all new, 5-minute daily lessons, volume two of Praying with Fire will inspire and energize your prayer. In addition, Rabbi Kleinman also delinates 14 strategies to getting your prayers accepted while also Igniting the Power of Your Tefillah and strenthening your Emunah and Bitachon.
- Schottenstein Interlinear Haggadah, edited by Rabbi Menachem Davis.
This Passover Haggadah features an interlinear English translation of the Hebrew text. Instructions and commentaries are presented in English.
- Siddur Shabbat B'Yachad: A Siddur for Young Children, edited by Iris Greenbaum and Judith Radousky.
Designed for children from birth through second grade, this Siddur contains an abbreviated Shabbat morning service that provides a kid friendly introduction to the Shabbat prayer service. The text is presented in Hebrew, with both an English transliteration of the text, and an English translation. (See also Leaders Guide for Siddur Shabbat B'Yachad.)
- The Simchah Handbook, by Rabbi David Weinberger.
A handy reference guide to the major Simchos in the Jewish life-cycle such as Marriage, Bris Milah, Bar and Bas Mitzvah, Siyum, and more. Also includes the prayers, in both Hebrew and English, which are customarily associated with such events.
- Tehillim: Book of Psalms, compiled by Rabbi Yosef B. Marcus.
This English/Hebrew edition of the Book of Psalms includes a wealth of commentaries compiled from both classical and less well known commentators, this book will enhance your spiritual life and it is an ideal 'textbook' for anyone wishing to delve into the meaning and mysteries of the Psalms.
- Tehillim / Psalms, by Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Feuer.
This comprehensive verse-by-verse translation of the Tehillim, along with a commentary anthologized from Talmudic, Midrashic, and Rabbinic sources by Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Feuer, is both inspiring and uplifting.
- Who by Fire, Who by Water: Un'taneh Tokef, edited by Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman.
This book includes a collection of essays, related to the history and importance of the Un'taneh Tokef prayer. These essays were written by more than forty rabbis and scholars from three continents, from all the major Jewish denominations.
- Yom Kippur Children's Machzor
, by Noam Zimmerman.
An innovative Yom Kippur prayer book designed to introduce young children to the prayers and concepts of Yom Kippur. Illustrated with enlightening clay sculptures created by a thirteen-year-old artist.
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