A new dimension to the daily prayers opens up with this modern commentary that has become a classic.
Drawing upon a wide range of sources from Miamonides to the Chasidic masters, the author explains the deeper meanings of the morning, afternoon and evening prayers, the Grace After Meals, and the prayer before going to bed.
The Siddur, compiled by our Prophets and Sages, is both a tool with which we communicate our thoughts and feelings towards G-d and a text instructing us in the basic tenets of Judaism.
Dr. Mindel's incisive exploration of the deeper levels of meaning in the liturgy continues in the second volume, devoted to the Sabbath prayers.
Shabbat is a day of spiritual rest and regeneration, when everyone has the opportunity to take an unhurried contemplative approach to prayer.
Both in the synagogue and at home, from Kiddush to Havdalah, the Shabbat prayers will assume a new and rich dimension in the light of this comprehensive study.
When properly understood, it offers a wealth of ethical and moral teachings and sublime concepts