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Machzor: prayer book used on the High Holidays. (Some liturgical traditions also use specialized machzors for other holidays.)
The word “Machzor” has come to refer to a prayerbook specifically for the High Holidays.
In-depth study of the High Holiday prayers
Each lecture presents a fascinating anthology of a particular part of the unique liturgy of the Machzor, delving into the history, structure and deeper meanings of the prayerful literary tapestry we call Davening. This series is sure to make your praying ...
A Guide to the High Holiday Services
Understand the meaning and the structure of the Rosh Hashanah prayer services and "why we do what we do."
Rosh Hashanah Prayers: part 1
Discover the incredible code of “majesty, memory and symphony” woven into the tapestry we call the Rosh Hashanah service. Gain valuable insight into the timeless meaning “prayer induced renewal”.
Perspectives on the High-Holiday Prayer
One of the most poignant moments of the High-Holiday prayers is the recital of the liturgical poem, Unessanneh Tokef. What is its significance? Who composed it, and under what circumstances?
A detailed look at the laws of Rosh Hashanah.
Merging intimacy and awe in the High Holiday prayers
The High Holidays are often approached with fear, but a closer look reveals an inner core of divine intimacy along with human empowerment and illumination.
Unlocking the insights of a medieval manuscript in an Oxford library
One of the worlds oldest prayer books, housed in an Oxford library, provides new insight into the history of Jewish prayer.
A Cantor Sings Traditional Compositions from the Machzor
A Yom Kippur machzor (prayerbook) is a one-day tool; unlike the standard siddur or Rosh Hashanah machzor, there is no second day use for this prayer book.
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