Prayer Book for the Services of the Year at the Synagogue

Prayer Book for the Services of the Year at the Synagogue

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ...and holy art thou, King. Blessed art thou, Lord, Holy God. The Congregation take their seats 7"/'i words in parentheses are said if the feast occurs on Sabbath. On the Sabbath IV. As a gift of happiness thou didst vouchsafe unto us the Sabbath, and thy faithful servant Moses rejoiced iu being the chosen messenger of thy ordinance unto Israel. He stood before thee on Sinai, and brought down from its heights the two tables of stone, on which the sacred precept of the Sabbath was inscribed. And further we read in thy Torah: "Wherefore the children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath, to observe the Sabbath throughout their generations, for a perpetual covenant. It is a sign between me and the children of Israel for ever: for in six days the Lord made heaven and earth, and on the seventh day he rested, and was refreshed." On the Festivals IV. Thou hast chosen us from among all the nations, and in thy love thou didst assign unto us the priestly mission of spreading the knowledge of thy Holy Name, that we may not only perform thy commandments, but consecrate ourselves to thy service. And in the abundance of thy kindness thou hast given us (Sabbaths for rest and) festive seasons for delight, even this (Sabbath and this) day of the Feast of Passover, the anniversary of our deliverance from bondage. Pentecost, reminding us of the revelation at Mount Sinai, Tabernacles, devoted to joy and thanks for thy Conclusion, consecrated to a joyful conclusion of the festive merciful protection, a holy convocation, reminding us of our mission since our going out from Egypt. The words in parentheses are said if the feast occurs on Sabbath, On the Sabbath We thank thee, Lord our God, for having bestowed this precious gift upon thy people I...
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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 68g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123643823X
  • 9781236438232