Rabbi Reuven Hammer received his rabbinic ordination and doctorate in theology from the Jewish Theological Seminary and a PhD from the School of Speech of Northwestern University. He headed the Israel programs of the Jewish Theological Seminary in Jerusalem and was also the founding director of the Seminary of Judaic Studies, today the Schechter Institute.
The Jerusalem Post runs Rabbi Hammer’s column “Tradition Today.” Two of his books, Sifre: A Tannaitic Commentary on the Book of Deuteronomy and Entering the High Holy Days, were awarded the National Jewish Book Council prize.
He has also written The Jerusalem Anthology, Entering Jewish Prayer and The Classic Midrash, as well as a commentary on Siddur Sim Shalom entitled Or Hadash. Rabbi Hammer is currently the Head of the Rabbinical Court of the Rabbinical Assembly of Israel and a member of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the international Rabbinical Assembly. He and his wife, Rahel, a Judaica artist,live in Jerusalem.
Books: Entering Torah - Entering Jewish Prayer, Entering the High Holy Days, The Jerusalem Anthology Topics that you can speak about: anything topics covered in the books
Entering Torah Price: $29.95 $24.95 Prefaces to the Weekly Torah Portion For the believing Jew today, no less than for...