Published in response to requests by synagogues and Jewish communities, the Koren Siddur for Shabbat and Hagim combines a Shabbat Siddur and Mahzor in one volume. It features all prayers recited for Shabbat, festivals (Pesah, Shavuot, Sukkot), Shabbat Hol Hamoed (intermediary days) with elegant translation and commentary by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks.
Designed primarily for the holidays, this Siddur-Mahzor includes all Torah, Haftarah, and Megilla readings for the Jewish festivals (Shir HaShirim, Ruth, Kohelet, and Esther) with contemporary, poetic translations that enhance the meaning of the text.
This convenient all-in-one volume maintains the inclusiveness of the entire Koren Sacks series that enable our readers to participate in services across various congregations. The Koren Siddur for Shabbat and Hagim is ideal for your Jewish journey.
Hebrew and English
Size: 13.5 x 21.5 cm /5.31 x 8.46 inches
Koren Sacks Siddur for Shabbat and Hagim
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.