by Rabbi David Brofsky
$22.95 $19.51, ISBN 978-1-60280-164-6
Co-published by OU Press, Ktav and Yeshivat Har Etzion
This comprehensive volume teaches and clarifies the laws of prayer. Weaving together halachic, conceptual, philosophical and historical analysis, this book follows the development of the laws of prayer from the earliest sources in the Talmud, through the Rishonim and Acharonim, to the modern day halachic decisors, always reaching a practical conclusion.
This valuable book explains the laws of prayer as they apply throughout the day, from the hand-washing and blessings recited upon waking, through the many laws related to Keri’at Shema and the prayers recited three times daily, to the Shema recited before going to sleep. Also covered in this comprehensive work are Kedusha, Tachanun, Birkat Kohanim, and many more issues relating to proper Jewish prayer.
This book is ideal for anyone looking to understand Jewish prayer. Students, teachers, rabbis, and laypersons should have this book in their home and synagogue libraries for quick reference and extensive study.
About the Author
|Rabbi David Brofsky has taught Gemara and Halacha in Yeshivot and Seminaries in Israel, including Yeshivat Har Etzion and Michlelet Mevaseret Yerushalayim. He currently teaches in Midreshet Lindenbaum and writes a Halacha shiur for the Virtual Beit Midrash (VBM). He studied at Yeshiva University and Yeshivat Har Etzion. Rabbi Brofsky lives in Alon Shevut, Gush Etzion, with his wife, Mali, and their four children.|