Days of Awe: A Treasury of Traditions, Legends and Learned Commentaries Concerning Rosh Ha-Shanah, Yo Kippur and the Days Between

by Shmuel Yosef Agnon

Book, 1948

Barcode

123458328

Call number

238 AGN

Publication

New York, Schocken Books 1965, [c1948]

Description

Compiled by S.Y. Agnon, one of the greatest Hebrew writers of the twentieth century and winner of the 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature, Days of Awe is the long-acknowledged classic companion to the High Holy Days prayerbook. Here in one volume are readings from the meditations from the Bible, the Talmud, the Midrash, and the Zohar, to deepen the spiritual experience of the holiest days of the Jewish year. More than three hundred texts. selected from the vast storehouse of Jewish literature from ancient to modern times, are arranged to follow the order of the synagogue service for the High Holy Days. "From the moment of its appearance," writes Judah Goldin in the Introduction, "[this] volume seemed as though it had always been here, as though it had always been the companion of the holiday prayerbook."… (more)

ISBN

0805210482 / 9780805210484
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