The Book of Psalms, or Tehillim in Hebrew, is one of the most widely read Judaica books, mainly because of the powerful prayers it contains and because many of those prayers protected King David from danger. For this reason, the sections of the book make up a large percentage of the daily prayers said by Jews in the synagogue and at home.
Are you looking for a meaningful gift that can be used on numerous occasions? Consider a Hebrew language book of Tehillim that has a leather cover embossed with images of Jerusalem and the recipient’s name in gold. These books are excellent Bat Mitzvah gift ideas. The books also are a great gift idea for a woman about to get married since most Jewish brides say Tehillim right before the wedding ceremony.
If you are looking for a gift for the frequent traveler, consider a Tehillim book in small size or on a thumb drive that can be used and stored easily. These Tehillim books feature the Hebrew text together with an English translation and commentary about each chapter so that the reader will understand the words better. Thumb drive Tehillim Books can also have translations into languages other than English and if they have a metal case, be engraved with Judaica symbols such as Hamsas and Stars of David.
We at World of Judaica invite you to look at our Tehillim books that come with a silver or gold cover and case and have decorations that include flowers, photographs of locations in Israel and great Rabbis. These Tehillim books come in a wide range of sizes and most can fit in your pocket for easy carrying. The decorations are designed to enhance the reader’s prayer experience and give the book a mystical quality.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding our Tehillim books, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Tehillim, or the Book of Psalms, is known as King David’s book of prayers and thanks to G-d for the miracles He provided David with during his reign in Jerusalem. The book is read on numerous occasions including daily prayers and during times of hardship. For this reason, Tehillim books and sets come in a wide range of languages, sizes and with different colored covers.
Tehillim Book Cover Designs
Tehillim Book Covers can be decorated with a wide range of decorations. The word “Tehillim” usually appears in the center in large Hebrew print and is frequently surrounded by floral patterns and lines. In addition, the cover can be nearly any color, such as gold, silver, red, black, blue or white. Tehillim book covers may also be decorated with full-color photographs, the most popular of which are images of Jerusalem and great Rabbis such as the Lubavitcher Rebbe or the Baba Sali, Rabbi Yisrael Abuhatzeira.
Tehillim Book Covers can also be made from different materials. Typically the cover is made from cardboard but they also be made from plastic or leather. It is also possible to find separate covers for Tehillim Books made from leather, velvet and even sterling silver. Separate covers usually feature popular Judaica designs such as Jerusalem.
Tehillim Book Text
Tehillim Books typically are printed in the original Hebrew text and may be accompanied by an English translation. The Hebrew text is usually a clear font and have all of the vowels marked. The Hebrew also usually appears on the right side of the book. The English translation – or translation into any other language – is usually on the left side.
Other Tehillim Media
Tehillim Books can also be found on electric media such as thumb drives. The Tehillim Books stored electronically feature the same Hebrew text and typically has a translation into any number of different languages, including English, German, French and Spanish. Tehillim thumb drives may also be decorated with engravings such as Stars of David and Hamsas.
Tehillim Books can be personalized by having the name of the owner painted, engraved or embossed on to the cover.