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The Amidah, and other prayers that we classify as important to be read in
Hebrew are in full Three-Tier Format. Shown below is the Fourth Amidah
Blessing in the
HPLS Companion to the Chabad Tehillat Hashem siddur
The passages in two-column Hybrid Hebrew-English format, as shown
below for Psalm 90, have the opening and closing verses transliterated.
In this example the closing verse is on the next page of the prayer book.
Try our method for yourself - Click here to view the first page of Adon Olam
Examples of  HPLS Three-Tier format
From the HPLS Companion siddur for the Chabad Theillat Hashem prayer book
YeerAy (you will fear) is from Psalm 115, said
during the Hallel Prayer
ShehT'chahDehsh (that You will renew) from
Sabbath blessing for the new moon.
BeekDooShahToh (in His holiness) said when
opening the ark.
Listed below are some Hebrew words that are sometimes mispronounced.
Both the correct and incorrect pronunciations are presented.
According to our editior, Rabbi Shmuel Rabin, the first (top) transliteration in each entry is the correct pronunciation.
SahM'chehNoo (Gladden us) Opening word of
third paragraph said after reading the Haftorah.
MeeM'kohMoh (from His place) Opening word of
Musaf Kedusha after BahRooch K'vohd ....
OozChahrTehm (and you will remember) from the
third paragraph of the Sh'mah (Numbers 15:37-41)
OohCh'tahvTahm (and you will inscribe them) from
first paragraph of the Sh'mah (Numbers 6:5-9)
Pages 2-26, 2-27 of  HPLS Standard Edition, Volume 2
Also, shown in the above example, some text is encircled in double lines. The is one of the
methods used to distinguish differences in
 Nusach (order of the prayers) between Nusach
Ashkenaz, Nusach Sefard, and the Chabad (Nusach HaAri) prayer services.
Common Mistakes in Pronunciation
When the two-column format is used for a psalm, the opening and closing lines are in
Three-Tier Format and the body of the text is in two-column format.
When necessary to expedite a non-critical part of the service, a two-column format has the English
translation in the left column, across from the corresponding Hebrew, which is in the right column.
After you click on the following image, you can see an example of the two-column format in the lower-seft
section of the picture.
The Amidah, and all prayers and psalms that we feel are important to be read completely
in Hebrew, are fully transliterated,
Download inner thoughts with meditation, HPLS Hebrew Prayers, F. Ephraim Linker, publisher,
Phonetically Transliterated prayers, Art Scroll, Chabad Tehillat Heshem, Siddur Sim Shalom, Nusach
Ashkenaz, Nusach Sefard, Nusach HaAri (Chabad), Judaic Artwork
To ensure accuracy of our prayer books, all HPLS prayers books have been carefully
edited by Rabbi Shmuel Rabin, who is a scholar in Hebrew grammar and in the Hebrew
prayer service.
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With the translation above the Hebrew, and a Phonetic Transliteration below the Hebrew, all three
(Translation, Hebrew Word, and Transliteration) can be viewed with a single glance.
HPLS Three-Tier Format
The Hebrew Prayers Learning Series (HPLS) is a library of phonetically-transliterated
Hebrew prayer books (siddurim). All are composed in our exclusive Triple-Tier Format,
the basics of which are illustrated below.
Basics of the HPLS Triple-Tier Format
Click here to view our Blessing Sheets
The Hebrew Prayers Learning Series (HPLS) is a library of phonetically-transliterated
Hebrew prayer books (siddurim). Our
Triple-Tier Format  permits quick and accurate reading of
the Hebrew prayers.

Twenty free HPLS
Blessing Sheets  are provided to show that previous knowledge of Hebrew
pronunciation is not required.

A copy of
Megillat Esther (for Purim) is also available for free. (It is the only HPLS book in pdf format.)

All other HPLS publications are printed, and can therefore be used on Shabbat.
Stressed syllables are in bold typeface
English Translation
Hebrew Word
Phonetic Transliteration
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Each syllable starts with a capital letter
With a single glance you can view the Translation, Hebrew Word, and Transliteration
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