What is a siddur?

siddurIn a continuation from last weeks important Jewish Books, Mottle and Batya zoom in on the siddur. What is a siddur? Some people would say it is a prayer book, however that is not what the word means. A siddur is literally translated as “order”. What are we trying to make order of? What are Jews trying to accomplish with the siddur? Learn more about this book that is so central to Jewish life.

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