An accessible introduction to the reasons
for and the ways of Jewish prayer.
The Way Into Jewish Prayer helps us to explore the reasons for and
the ways of Jewish prayer. It opens the door to 3,000 years of
Jewish prayer, making available all you need to feel at home in
the Jewish way of communicating with God.
Praise for The Way Into Jewish Prayer
“Engaging.... A fine addition to an important series.”
—American Library Association’s Booklist
Praise for Lawrence A. Hoffman’s Work
“Hoffman uncovers the depth of
holiness and life affirmation.… In a seamless web, he
weaves together past and present, ancient sacred scripture and
contemporary spiritual reflection.”
Irving (Yitz) Greenberg, president,
the Jewish Life Network; author of The
“Encourages all those concerned with
the quality of worship to engage in conversation using a common
language and shared understanding.”
Daniel H. Freelander, vice
president, Union for Reform Judaism
“Offers great wisdom about the way
religious rituals can help people make sense of their
Ruth Duck, associate professor of
Worship Art, Garrett-
Evangelical Theological Seminary
“Rabbi Hoffman’s book will
enrich your soul.”
David Wolpe, Sinai Temple, Los
Angeles; author of Why Be Jewish?
The Way Into ... Series
The Way Into
… Series offers an
accessible and highly usable “guided tour” of the
Jewish faith, people, history, and beliefs—in total, an
introduction to Judaism that will enable you to understand and
interact with the sacred texts of the Jewish tradition.
Each volume is written by a leading
contemporary scholar and teacher, and explores one key aspect
The Way Into… enables all readers to achieve a real sense of
Jewish cultural literacy through guided study.