The Koren Sacks Siddur (Hebrew / English) - National Jewish Book Awards Finalist
Hebrew / English American Edition
Translated and with commentary by Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth
National Jewish Book Awards Finalist
Hardcover, 1296 pages. Size: 5.3" x 8.5" / 13.5 x 21.5 cm
Koren Publishers of Jerusalem and the Orthodox Union, announce with great pride a new Hebrew and English daily Siddur. This edition of The Koren Siddur has been completely typeset anew for maximum clarity and legibility. Teams of Rabbis, scholars and designers from Israel, North America and Britain have worked for almost three years, updating and researching every subtlety of the Hebrew text. Rabbinical experts and gabbaim have reviewed all the halachic issues and the 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 its celebratory days.
With a poetic English translation and illuminating commentary by the outstanding teacher of English-speaking Jewry today, Chief Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks, this Siddur will inspire new heights of prayerful devotion for 21st century Jews.
The Koren Sacks Siddur has been designed to provide a new tefilla experience that engages both the mind and the heart. The Siddur includes weekday, Shabbat, holiday and life cycle event tefillot and Torah and Haftara readings.
Its unique features include:
that provides new ways to approach the Hebrew text.
Precise, contemporary English translation
Modern Hebrew transliterations
that stimulates the intellect and stirs the spirit.
that illuminates the text's inner meanings.
Line-by-line graphic layout
Hebrew and English text alignment
that reinforce the Siddur's contemporary relevance.
For Israel's government, soldiers and national holidays
For women after childbirth
On the birth of a daughter
that deepen understanding of Jewish practice.
To the Jewish year
To daily, Shabbat and holiday prayer
For visitors to Israel
Every page is a pleasure to the eye. The layout conveys dignity and depth, and the subtleties of text and design will move us, sometimes unconsciously, to feelings and intuitions that are novel, pleasing and uplifting. Rabbi Sir