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

A meditation is then read for putting on the Tallis .

When prayers differ between nusachim, the HPLS siddur uses
notes, outlined
text, and flow charts to show the differences.

The preliminary prayers continue
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

The following listing is inclusive for the three nusachim and the differences are
noted accordingly:
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).

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
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),
Personal blessings,
Blessing before reading the
Blessing after reading the Haftorah,
Y'koom PoorKahn
Blessing for the new month,
Ahv HahRahChahMeem,
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,
Priestly Blessing,
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
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.
TahLeet Blessing
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
Talmudic Selections
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)
BahRooch ShehAhMahr
Opening blessing to P'sooKay D'zeemRah (Nusach Ashkenaz)
HohDoo (1 Chronicles 16:8-36)
Psalm 30 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 19
Psalm 33 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 34
Psalm 90
Psalm 91
Psalm 98 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 121 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 122 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 123 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 124 (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 135
Psalm 136
L'chai OhLahMeem (Nusach Sefard)
BahRooch ShehAhMahr (Nusach Sefard)
Opening blessing to P'sooKay D'zeemRah (Nusach Sefard)
Psalm 33 (Nusach Ashkenaz)
Psalm 92
Psalm 93
Y'hee Ch'vohd
Verses of Praise
AhshRay - Psalm 145
Psalm 146
Psalm 147
Psalm 148
Psalm 149
Psalm 150
VahY'vahRehch DahVeed - 1 Chronicles 29:10-13
Nehemiah 9:5-11
Song of the Sea - Exodus 15:1-19
NeeshMaht (Sabbath addition to closing blessing)
ShohChehn Ahd
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)
Shema Yisrael
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
Personal Blessings
Haftorah Blessings
Y'koom PoorKahn Prayer
Prayer for the new month
Ahv HahRahChah'meem
Returning the Torah to the Ark

Part 5 - Musaf
Musaf (Additional) Ah'meeDah for the Sabbath & Sabbath Rosh Chodesh
Musaf Amidah for Festivals
Priestly Blessing
Concluding Passages
Ayn KehLohHayNoo
Talmudic Selections
Mishnah - Tamid 7:4
Talmud Megilla 28b
Talmud B'rahChoht 64a
Rabbis' Mourner's KahDeesh
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)
Mourner's KahDeesh
Daytime Kiddush

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