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Guide to Shabbat Additional Resources
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Falk, Marcia. The Book of Blessings. New York: Harper Collins, 1996.
A completely untraditional, innovative rereading of Jewish liturgy, emphasizing the immanence of God in nature.
Gimbel, Jeremy. Birkon Mikdash Me'at: NFTY's Bencher. New York: URJ Press, 2005.
The Reform youth movement booklet with the grace after meals, blessings and Hebrew songs popular in the Reform movement.
Haruni, Mike and Munishor, Phillip.The Nevarech Bencher. Jerusalem: Israel Observer Publications, 1999.
A booklet with the grace after meals, blessings and Hebrew songs, featuring color photographs as illustrations and clear, easy to read translation.
Heschel, Abraham Joshua. The Sabbath. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1975. You can read an excerpt, Shabbat as a Sanctuary in Time, at MyJewishLearning.com. This is a classic work of Jewish theology.
Olivestone, David. The NCSY Benscher. New York: Artscroll Publications, 1993.
This is the Orthodox youth movement booklet with the grace after meals, blessings and Hebrew songs, featuring a very complete transliteration.
Shabbat on Ritualwell.org.
Articles about personal practice from a feminist spiritual perspective.