Synopses & Reviews
The Koren siddur, originally published in 1981, has been completely re-typeset for maximum clarity and legibility. Teams of rabbis, scholars, and designers from Israel, North America, and Britain have worked for nearly three years updating and researching every subtlety of the Hebrew text. Rabbinic experts and gabbaim have reviewed all the halachic issues and nuances that distinguish prayer in Israel from prayer in the Diaspora. Proudly reflecting the centrality of Israel, the siddur contains prayers for the Jewish state, its soldiers, and holidays. With a poetic English translation and illuminating commentary by the outstanding teacher of English-speaking Jewry, Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks, this siddur will inspire prayerful devotion. Compact size is ideal for students, travel, and in talit and tefilin bags, covered in dark slate Skivertex soft cover binding.
The Koren Siddur, originally published in 1981, has been typeset anew for maximum clarity and legibility. It comes with the heritage of the venerable Koren Publishing House, Jerusalem, whose Biblical and liturgical texts are indisputably the most accurate, and, to many, the most beautiful in the world. Teams of rabbis, scholars, and designers from Israel, North America, and England have spent nearly three years researching and updating every subtlety of the Hebrew text. The outstanding teacher of English-speaking Jewry, Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks, provides a poetic English translation and illuminating commentary. The siddur proudly reflects the centrality of Israel, with prayers for the state, its soldiers, and national holidays. Compact size, Ashkenaz, with dark slate Skivertex softcover binding. Fits neatly into talit and tefilin bags. Ideal for students and travelers.
The Koren Sacks Siddur is the first new Orthodox Hebrew/English siddur in a generation. The Siddur marks the culmination of years of rabbinic scholarship, exemplifies Korens tradition of textual accuracy and intuitive graphic design, and offers an illuminating translation, introduction and commentary by one of the worlds leading Jewish thinkers, Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks. Halakhic guides to daily, Shabbat, and holiday prayers supplement the traditional text. Prayers for the State of Israel, its soldiers, and national holidays, for the American government, upon the birth of a daughter and more reinforce the Siddurs contemporary relevance. A special Canadian Edition is the first to include prayers for the Canadian government within the body of the text.