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A Synagogue Companion

Insights into the Torah, Haftarot, and Shabbat Morning Prayer Services

$19.95

The Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals is one of the great beacons of light for promoting a vision of the Torah that is authentic, passionate, reasonable, and embracing of people of all backgrounds. This Synagogue Companion is written in this spirit. It is comprised of brief essays, generally 400-500 words each, on the Torah, Haftarot, and Shabbat morning prayers. The essays draw from the best of traditional and contemporary scholarship, to make the synagogue experience more relevant, understandable, and inspiring.

About the Author

Rabbi Hayyim Angel is the National Scholar of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals (jewishideas.org), founded to foster the goal of an Orthodox Judaism that is both intellectually curious and spiritually vibrant. He has also deeply influenced many hundreds of students at Yeshiva University, where he currently teaches Bible.

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“a wealth of information presented in a clear and interested manner”

A Synagogue Companion by Rabbi Hayyim Angel Reviewed by Israel Drazin Rabbi Hayyim Angel is a scholar who writes very readable, interesting, and informative books. He presents “a vision of the Torah that is authentic, passionate, reasonable, and embracing of people of all backgrounds.” He exposes the plain meaning of biblical texts. He raises thought-provoking […]

An “astonishingly simple yet profound book”

A Synagogue Companion by Rabbi Hayyim Angel Reviewed by Rabbi Gil Student Jewish Action: The Magazine of the Orthodox Union 74:4 (Summer 2014), pp. 83-84 Rabbi Hayyim Angel is a wonderfully creative teacher of Tanach who has attempted something very daring in his latest book. The multiple books he has published in the past explore complex themes across […]

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An “astonishingly simple yet profound book” – Rabbi Gil Student. Read full review

“a wealth of information presented in a clear and interested manner” – Rabbi Dr. Israel Drazin. Read full review

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