Rabbi Charles Simon
Both books! Understanding Havdalah has been designed to teach any Jew, even one with minimal Hebraic skills and limited Judaic knowledge, to chant Havdalah, the brief ceremony that separates Shabbat from the rest of the week. It includes the full Hebrew text, translations and transliterations, explanations, history, and commentary. The book also features the traditional Havdalah music and the music of noted composer Debbie Friedman. Endorsed by the Cantors Assembly.
Understanding Ma'ariv is a complete guide to leading and participating in the evening service. This guide includes the full Hebrew text with musical notation side-by-side with English translation and transliteration. Also included is an in-depth history and commentary on the Ma'ariv service with easy-to-follow instructions. Understanding Ma'ariv has been endorsed by the Cantors Assembly. The text is accompanied by a CD of Havdalah and the Ma'ariv service.
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