The goal of this project was to produce a complete prayerbooklet for the Friday night Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv service that was as compact as possible yet user-friendly. This booklet is designed to be printed on 9 double-sided sheets of paper, folded and saddle stapled. It was commissioned for a minyan held annually at the Arisia science fiction convention in Boston, MA, and dedicated in honor of Leonard Nimoy, z”l (1931–2015). Since Arisia takes place in mid-January, we omitted all special insertions for holidays and other times of year. A companion booklet which includes insertions for year-round use is in the works.
Sponsored by Terri Ash & Matthew Barr, Erica & Aaron Yakovetz, Joel Herda & Renee Becker, and Aaron Block & Meredith Elbaum.
Layout produced 2017 by Erica Schultz Yakovetz on behalf of the Chavurah Acting to Bring Arisia Davening.
The Hebrew text was set in Arial (Unicode) and the English text and transliterations in Myriad Pro Condensed from Adobe. The display Hebrew typeface is Davka Chayim. The display English typeface is Final Frontier Old Style by Allen R. Walden.
This booklet is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. The form and content may be freely shared or adapted, with appropriate credit (attribution).
This booklet contains the Name of God. Please treat printed copies with reverence.
“סידור זכרון יהודה לייב | Siddur Zichron Yehudah Leib, a Friday Night Siddur dedicated in honor of Leonard Nimoy, z”l (2017)” is shared by Erica Schultz Yakovetz with a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.