Part 1, Preliminary Morning Prayers.
The first preliminary morning prayer is Modeh Ahnee (I give thanks). This prayer
doesn't mention God's name and some say it while still in bed. The preliminary
morning prayers continue with the Asher YahTzahr blessing (said after going to
the bathroom), and the N'teeLaht YahDahYim blessing (said after washing of the
Then a meditation is read and the blessing for putting on the Tallis is said.
The prayers up to this point are basically the same for nucach Sefard, Ashkenaz,
and HaAri (Chabad). The order, however differs slightly and the HPLS siddur uses
various tools to clearly note the differences between the three nusachim.
The preliminary prayers continue with the songs Ah'dohn OhLahm and YeegDahl
(summary of the 13 Principles of Faith), the 15 Morning Blessings (BrahChoht),
the Ah'kehDah (binding of Isaac), the preliminary Shema Yisrael, and various
prayers relating to the temple service. The Preliminary Morning Prayers section
concludes with the Rabbi's Mourners' Kaddish.
Part 2, Verses of Praise (PsooKay D'zeeRah).
The purpose of the Verses of Praise is to prepare the worshipper for the main
prayer. The Verses of Praise contain psalms and passages for all Nusachim,
The following listing is inclusive for the three nusachim and the differences are
Psalm 30, Mourners' Kaddish, BahRooch ShehAhMahr (opening blessing to
PsooKay D'zeeRah), HohDoo (1 Chronicles 16:8-36), Hashem MehLehch, L'chai
OhLahMeem, Psalm 19, Psalm 33, Psalm 34, Psalm 90, Psalm 91, Psalm 92,
Psalm 93, Psalm 98, Psalm 121, Psalm 122, Psalm 123, Psalm 124, Psalm 135,
Psalm 136, Ashrei (Psalm 145), Psalm 146, Psalm 147, Psalm 148, Psalm 149,
Psalm 150, VahYvahRehch DahVeed (1 Chronicles 29:10-13), Nehemiah 9:5-11,
Exodus 15:1-19 (Song of the Sea), NeeshMaht (Sabbath addition to closing
blessing), YeeshTahBahch (closing blessing to PsooKay D'zeeRah), Sheer
HahMahAhloht (Psalm 130).
Part 3, Shacharit (ShahChah'reet).
Although Shacharit actually refers to the whole Morning Service, this part of
Volume 5 is termed Shacharit to distinguish it from the Preliminary Morning
Prayers and Verses of Praise sections. The Shacharit section contains the
Morning Prayer and is almost 100% transliterated. It consists of the following major
sections: Barechu, Shema Yisrael, Morning Amidah for the Sabbath, Morning
Amidah for Festivals, and Hallel.
Part 4, Torah Service.
The Torah Service is performed during the morning service for both the Shabbat
and Festivals. The service consists of the following main parts:
Taking out the Torah,
Blessing before and after rading the Law (Torah),
Blessing before reading the Haftorah,
Blessing after reading the Haftorah,
Y'koom PoorKahn Prayer,
Blessing for the new month,
Ashrei (Psalm 145),
Returning the Torah to the Ark, and
Yiskor (said on the last day of Passover, Shavuous, and Succoth).
Part 5, Musaf.
This section contains the Musaf (additional) prayers for the Sabbath and
Festivals, and the prayers for the conclusion of the service.
The following are included in this section: Musaf Amidah for the Sabbath,
Musaf Amidah for Festivals,
Concluding passages (KahVeh, Ayn Kehlohaynoo, talmudic selections, etc.)
AhnEem ZmeeRoht (Song of Glory),
Psalm of the day: (Sunday/Psalm 24, Monday/Psalm 48, Tuesday/Psalm 82,
Wednesday/Psalm 94, Thursday/Psalm 81, Friday/Psalm 93, Sabbath/Psalm 92),
Psalm 104 (BahRchee NahfShee, for Rosh ChohDehsh),
Psalm 27 (said from Elul to 7th day of Succoth), and the
Morning Kiddush for Sabbath and Festivals..
Part 1 - Preliminary Morning Prayers
MohDeh Ah'nee - Modeh Ahnee - I Thank You
(This prayer does not mention God's name and can be said in bed)
N'teeLaht YahDahYeem - Netilat Yadayim
(Said upon awakening and before breaking bread)
Ah'sher YahTzahr - Asher Yatzar - who formed (Said upon relieving oneself.)
Meditation for the TahLeet - Tallis.
Mah TohVoo - Mah Tovu - How Good
Ah'dohn OhLahm - Adon Olam - Master of the Universe
Yeeg Dahl - Yigdal - May He be Magnified
(Song by Daniel ben Judah of Rome 14th Century)
Blessings and Selections of the Torah LahAh'sohk B'deevRay TohRah
The 15 Morning B'rahChoht
Prayer for Peace
Prayer for Peace II
Ah'kehDah - AkeDah (the binding of Isaac)
Preliminary Sh'mah YisRahEhl - Shema Yisrael
Introduction to Preliminary Shema Yisrael
Preliminary Shema Yisrael - 1st paragraph - V'ahHahvTah - V'ahavTah
Closing Meditation of Preliminary Shema Yisrael
KohrBahNoht - KorBaNot (Some consider this most important part of service.)
Copper Laver - Exodus 30:17-24
Priests' Mitzvah - Leviticus 6:1-6
Daily Temple Offering - KohrBahn TahMeed - Numbers 28:1-8
K'tohReht - Fragrant Incense (Exodus 30:34-36)
Talmud Yoma 33a -The order of the temple service
On Shabbat - Numbers - Numbers 28:9-11
On Rosh ChohDehsh - Rosh Chodesh (New Moon) - Numbers 28:11-15
Mishnah - Zevachim, Chapter 5
RahBee YeeshMahEhl - Rabbi Ishmael (Talmudic Interpretation of the Torah)
Rabbis' Mourner's KahDeesh
Part 2 - P'sooKay D'zeemRah - Psookay Dzimrah (Verses of Praise)
Psalm 30 (Nusach Ashkenaz)
Mourner's KahDeesh (Nusach Ashkenaz)
Opening blessing to P'sooKay D'zeemRah (Nusach Ashkenaz)
HohDoo (1 Chronicles 16:8-36)
Psalm 30 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 33 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 98 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 121 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 122 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 123 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 124 (Nusach Sefard)
L'chai OhLahMeem (Nusach Sefard)
BahRooch ShehAhMahr (Nusach Sefard)
Opening blessing to P'sooKay D'zeemRah (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 33 (Nusach Ashkenaz)
Verses of Praise
AhshRay - Psalm 145
VahY'vahRehch DahVeed - 1 Chronicles 29:10-13
Song of the Sea - Exodus 15:1-19
NeeshMaht (Sabbath addition to closing blessing)
YeeshTahBahch (Closing blessing to P'sooKay D'zeemRah)
Psalm 130 - Sheer HahMahAh'loht (between Rosh HahShaNah and Yohm KeePoor)
Part 3 ShahChah'reet
BahR'choo - Bahr-choo (Said by the Sh'leeAhch TzeeBoor)
1st Blessing before Shemah
2nd Blessing before Shemah
Shema Yisrael - Deuteronomy 6:4; 6:5-9
Shema 2nd Paragraph - Deuteronomy 11: 13-21
Shema 3rd Paragraph - Deuteronomy 15: 37-41
Blessings after the Shema
Morning Amidah for the Sabbath (Shabbat)
Morning Amidah for Festivals
Part 4 - Torah Service
Taking out the Torah
Blessings for the Torah
Y'koom PoorKahn Prayer
Prayer for the new month
Returning the Torah to the Ark
Part 5 - Musaf
Musaf (Additional) Ah'meeDah for the Sabbath & Sabbath Rosh Chodesh
Musaf Amidah for Festivals
Mishnah - Tamid 7:4
Talmud Megilla 28b
Talmud B'rahChoht 64a
Rabbis' Mourner's KahDeesh
AhnEem Z'meeRoht (Song of Glory)
Psalm of the day
Sunday - Psalm 24
Monday - Psalm 48
Tuesday - Psalm 82
Wednesday - Psalm 94
Thursday - Psalm 81
Friday - Psalm 93
Shabbat - Psalm 92
HohSheeAyNoo (Nusach Sefard Daily Addition to the Psalm of the Day)
Psalm 104 - BahR'chee NahfShee (for Rosh ChohDehsh)
Psalm 27 (Said from Elul to 7th day of Sukkot)
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