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All These Vows—Kol Nidre (Prayers of Awe) by Lawrence A. Hoffman,Catherine Madsen,Annette M.

By Lawrence A. Hoffman,Catherine Madsen,Annette M. Boeckler,Eliezer Diamond,Ellen M. Umansky,Erica Brown,Marc Zvi Brettler,Mark Kligman,Reuven Kimelman,Ron Wolfson,Wendy Zierler,Liz Lerman,Aaron Panken,Andrew Goldstein,Charles H. Middleburgh,Dalia Marx,Danie

The such a lot memorable prayer of the Jewish New Year—what it skill, why we sing it, and the key of its magical appeal.

Through a chain of full of life commentaries, over thirty contributors—men and ladies, students and rabbis, artists and poets, spanning 3 continents and all significant Jewish denominations—examine Kol Nidre's theology, utilization, and deeply own impression. They hint the particular historical past of the prayer and makes an attempt during the a long time to emend it, downplay it or even eliminate it—all in useless. They discover why Kol Nidre is still an annual liturgical spotlight that's frequently attended even by way of Jews who disbelieve every thing the prayer says.

Prayers of Awe
An intriguing new sequence that examines the excessive Holy Day liturgy to counterpoint the praying event of everyone—whether skilled worshipers or site visitors who come upon Jewish prayer for the first actual time.

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