The Koren Sacks Mahzor (prayer book for the Jewish holidays) set includes Mahzorim for Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Pesach, and Shavuot in nusach Ashkenaz.
This mahzor set is essential for any Jewish home and makes a beautiful gift for special occasions. We are confident that these important Jewish books will have pride of place in your home and will be treasured for many years to come.
These award-winning Mahzorim fuse the sophisticated and elegant design and formatting synonymous with Koren Publishers, with the brilliant and inspiring introductions, translation, and commentary of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks ob blessed memory.
Rabbi Sacks guides the worshipper through the themes of each Holiday, and his illuminating commentary blends insights from scripture, liturgy, classical and modern sources, as well as his insights. The unique, modern translation is both eloquent and accessible and allows the supplicant to approach the prayers and the Holidays anew each year. The result is a collection of holiday prayer books that brings readers closer to the authentic meaning of the Hebrew text while providing new ways of understanding the prayer experience.
- Hebrew and English
- Hardcover, blue slipcase
- Nusach Ashkenaz
- Size: 13.5 * 21.5 cm /5.31 x 8.46 inches
Koren Sacks Machzorim – 5 Volume Boxed Set
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks was the preeminent scholar of our age. He authored dozens of books and was sought after for his sage wisdom by monarchs, presidents, and prime ministers.
As a biblical scholar, Rabbi Sacks published a new English translation and commentary for the Koren Sacks Siddur, the first new Orthodox siddur in a generation, and powerful commentaries for the Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, Pesach, Shavuot, and Sukkot Machzorim. His Covenant & Conversation commentaries on the weekly Torah portion are read in Jewish communities worldwide.
A renowned public speaker, Rabbi Sacks was often invited to deliver lectures and talks at prestigious academic institutions and venues worldwide. His 2017 TED Conference talk, viewed almost two million times, was listed by TED’s founder and curator Chris Anderson as one of the top ten talks.
Rabbi Sacks was knighted by Her Majesty The Queen in 2005 and made a Life Peer, taking his seat in the House of Lords in October 2009. Born in 1948 in London, he married Elaine in 1970. Together they raised three children.
Rabbi Sacks passed away on 7th November 2020, aged 72. He leaves behind a legacy as one of the greatest Jewish thinkers of the 21st century, one who bridged the religious and secular world through his remarkable and ground-breaking canon of work.