To Pray as a Jew: A Guide to the Prayer Book and the Synagogue Service
Why do Jews pray? What is the role of prayer in their lives? From how to comport oneself on entering a synagogue to the most profound comments on the prayers themselves, Rabbi Donin's guide to Jewish prayer leads the reader through the entire course of Jewish liturgy. Unsurpassed for beginners as well as the religiously observant, this book is an indispensable guide to a fuller comprehension of the ritual practices and to the vast treasure embedded in Jewish tradition.
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Review: To Pray As A Jew: A Guide To The Prayer Book And The Synagogue ServiceUser Review - Roxanne - Goodreads
This is what you need to know to engage with prayers and the praying community. Comprehensive without delving into the arcane. Well-balanced between practical performance issues and contextual explanations. Worth keeping on one's bookshelf to dip into again and again. Read full review
Review: To Pray As A Jew: A Guide To The Prayer Book And The Synagogue ServiceUser Review - Rebecca Wright - Goodreads
I don't know if I'll ever be "done" reading this one. I'm going to have to return it to the library and buy my own copy, I think. Read full review