Author: Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

The Best Books on Prayer

The list below includes a few works on prayer that I have found to be helpful in my personal prayer life as well as in my teaching.

The Rav of Lida: On the Occasion of the 100th Yahrtzeit of Rav Yitzchak Yaakov Reines, zt”l

[Rav Reines] firmly adhered to the belief that religious Jews could cooperate with “free-thinkers” for the purpose of settling European Jews in the Land of Israel; this cooperation, he felt, could be achieved without compromising one’s religious standards. He labored hard, often in the face of vehement and even violent opposition, to encourage religious Jews to join the Zionist movement.

The Sound of My Prayers

“It Shall Be a Day of Sounding the Shofar for You” (Bemidbar 29:1) Most of us fulfill the mitzvah of tekiat shofar by passively listening to the ba’al tekiah. But is listening to the shofar really as passive as it seems? During this sacred, spiritual experience, as we stand there listening attentively, the shofar sounds […]