Author: Michael Haruni (trans.);Rabbi Daniel Landes & Rabbi Tzvi Grumet (introductions)
Siddur Nehalel beShabbat is the full Shabbat siddur in the new Nehalel series. Modeled on the vastly popular Nevarech bencher, Nehalel brings its groundbreaking format to the complete siddur. Stunning photographs are juxtaposed throughout with the texts, but not merely as decoration. The images wake us up to the contents of our prayers by portraying their meanings.
The wholly traditional, beautifully set Hebrew text is superbly readable, and laden also with clear symbols for kamatz katan, sheva na, stressed syllable and more. Its new English translation by Michael Haruni, while devotedly faithful to the Hebrew, reveals the tefilah as elegant and vividly contemporary.
Siddur Nehalel beShabbat is more than just an aesthetic delight: it realizes, as possibly no siddur before, the potency of our liturgy for an alert and heartfelt parlance with our Creator. Robustly modern in its devices yet thoroughly committed to tradition, Siddur Nehalel beShabbat is, first and foremost, a siddur for praying with.