siddur

Siddur Vs. Scripture
July 1, 1987
Topics: siddur

While Jewish people regard the Torah or Five Books of Moses as the most holy portion of religious literature, the book closest to the heart of a religious Jew is his siddur, the prayer book. Except for the weekly synagogue readings, the Holy Scriptures may be unfamiliar to him, but the prescribed prayers of the…

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Lord, Teach Us to Pray! Reflections on the Jewish Prayer Book
March 1, 1986
Author: Larry Brandt

I set myself to enjoy my favorite program on the television. With great expectations I turned on the TV, but nothing happened…no music…no picture…not even a commercial! Disappointed, I declaimed the TV worthless, a useless box that offered me entertainment but couldn’t deliver it. Then I noticed that the television was not plugged in, and…

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