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Is there a English translation of Rav Saadia Gaon's siddur?

I've only been able to find PDF and print versions in Hebrew.

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    Most Jewish texts, particularly non "essential" ones, are not available in English translation. Is there some reason you'd think this would be?
    – Double AA
    Jun 4, 2017 at 14:47
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    No reason. Hoping someone has made one available.
    – Hashamyim
    Jun 4, 2017 at 15:24
  • The basic tefillos would be the same, so why would you need a new translation of the siddur? Do you mean his commentary that went along with his siddur?
    – ezra
    Jun 4, 2017 at 22:33
  • The commentary and the siddur in Hebrew/English would be useful for me.
    – Hashamyim
    Jun 6, 2017 at 0:23

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There is no English translation of R. Saadia's siddur commentary (cf. OP's comment), at present. There is only the original Arabic and Hebrew which was published by Profs. Davidson, Joel, Assaf -accessible here. However, of the most notable reviews of the siddur an extensive study of it was printed in English by Prof. Louis Ginzberg and appeared as a series of articles in the Jewish Quarterly Review (here) . The review was subsequently translated into Hebrew and printed in 'על הלכה ואגדה'.

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