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Mahzor Lev Shalem

Shearith Israel is pleased to begin using the Rabbinical Assembly's Mahzor Lev Shalem during High Holidays 5782.

Mahzor Lev Shalem seeks to embrace the diverse backgrounds and expectations in each of our communities and open doors for every congregant. For the congregant who is familiar with the t’fillah, the mahzor’s running commentary presents both a historical overview and insight into the meaning of prayers. For the congregant who doesn’t know Hebrew, the English translations are close to the meaning of the original and the transliterations are plentiful. The mahzor’s rich ­assortment of readings includes classic piyyutim that appear in Conservative publications for the first time; Hasidic stories and reflections; and quotes from Abraham Joshua Heschel, Martin Buber, contemporary Israeli and American poets, and leading rabbis in the Conservative movement and beyond.

To learn more about this special mahzor, visit these links:
Rabbinical Assembly's Mahzor Lev Shalem Book Trailer
Kol Nidre Excerpts
Tashlich Excerpts
Yom Kippur Yizkor Excerpts

Community members are invited to purchase and donate copies of the mahzor to Shearith Israel with dedications in honor or memory of loved ones. To learn more and order your mahzorim today, click the appropriate button below:


Religious Life Committee Chair Baruch Stiftel on Mahzor Lev Shalem

Mon, September 20 2021 14 Tishrei 5782