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Judaism Reading List: Trad. Lit. and Practice (Pt. II)
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          Donin, Hayim. To Pray as a Jew: A Guide to the Prayer Book and
          the Synagogue Service. Basic Books, New York. 1980. Paperback
          reissue edition, 1991. ISBN 0-465086-33-0.
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          Forst, Binyomin. The Laws Of B'rachos. Artscroll. [A
          comprehensive exposition of the background and laws of
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          Frankiel, Tamar; Greenfeld, Judy. Minding the Temple of the
          Soul: Balancing Body, Mind, and Spirit Through Traditional
          Jewish Prayer, Movement, and Meditation. Jewish Lights Pub;
          1997. Paperback. ISBN 1-879045-64-8.
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          Grishaver, Joel Lurie. And You Shall Be a Blessing: An
          Unfolding of the Six Words That Begin Every Brakhah. Jason
          Aronson; 1993. Hardcover. 190 pages. ISBN 0-876684-64-9.
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          Hammer, Reuven. Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal
          Devotion and the Worship Service. Schocken Books; 1995.
          Paperback. Reprint edition. ISBN 0-805210-22-9. [More than a
          'how-to' guide, this book deals with the basic issues in
          prayer, the historical compilation of the Siddur; the
          orchestration of the daily, Sabbath, and festival prayers; the
          themes of special prayers, such as the Blessing After Meals and
          the Kaddish; and the essential experience of making prayer a
          vital part of one's life. Also explains differences between the
          liturgy of each of the Jewish movements.]
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          Hoffman, Lawrence (ed). My People's Prayer Book, Traditional
          Prayers, Modern Commentaries. 7 volume series:
          + Vol. 1: Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries--The Sh'ma
            and Its Blessings. Jewish Lights Pub; 1997. Hardcover. 240
            pages. ISBN 1-879045-79-6.
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          + Vol. 2: Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries--The Amidah.
            Jewish Lights Pub; 1998. Hardcover. 240 pages. ISBN
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          + Vol. 3: Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries--P'sukei
            D'zimrah (Morning Psalms). Jewish Lights Pub; 1999.
            Hardcover. 200 pages. ISBN 1-879045-81-8.
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          + Vol. 4: Traditional Prayers, Modern Commentaries--Seder
            K'riyat Hatorah (Shabbat Torah Service). Jewish Lights Pub;
            2000. Hardcover. ISBN 1-879045-82-6.
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          Jacobs, Louis. Hasidic Prayer Schocken, New York. 1972.
          Reprinted 1993, Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.
          Paperback. ISBN 1-874774-18-8.
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          Kadish, Seth. Kavvana: Directing the Heart in Jewish Prayer.
          Jason Aronson. 1997. Hardcover. 640 pages. ISBN 0-765759-52-7.
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          Kon, Abraham. Prayer. Soncino Press, London. 1972.
          Langer, Ruth. To Worship God Properly: Tensions Between
          Liturgical Custom and Halakhah in Judaism (Monographs of the
          Hebrew Union College Series). Hebrew Union College Pr; 1998.
          Hardcover. ISBN 0-878204-21-0.
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          Martin, Bernard. Prayer in Judaism. Basic Books, New York.
          Millgram, Abraham. Jewish Worship. JPS, Philadelphia 1971. ISBN
          0-827600-03-8. Out of Print.
          Mindel, Nissan. As For Me--My Prayers. 2 vols. Kehot, Brooklyn
          NY. 1984. [Explains meanings behind prayers]
          Munk. World of Prayer. Feldheim, NY. 1963. [Includes mystical
          explanations of prayers. Possibly out of print.]
          Petuchowski, Jakob J. Understanding Jewish Prayer. Ktav, New
          York, 1972. Out of Print
          Prager, Marcia. Path of Blessing: Experiencing the Energy and
          Abundance of the Divine. Bell Tower; 1998. Hardcover. 192
          pages. ISBN 0-517703-63-7.
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          Prell, Riv-Ellen. Prayer and Community: The Havurah in American
          Judaism. Wayne State Univ Pr; 1989. Paperback. ISBN:
          0-814319-35-1. [Reconstructionist]
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          Rosenberg, Arnold S. Jewish Liturgy As a Spiritual System: A
          Prayer-By-Prayer Explanation of the Nature and Meaning of
          Jewish Worship. Jason Aronson; 2000. Hardcover. ISBN
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