What is the Jewish book of praise called?
Psalms (Tehillim), and
The Siddur (Jewish prayerbook).
The Jewish prayerbook is called a Siddur. It contains prayers for morning, afternoon and evening for weekdays, Sabbath and festivals and days of mourning. It contains prayers of rejoicing, praise, blessings, beseeching and requests. It contains prayers that are spoken aloud by everyone, whispered, sung, or read by one person.
The Jewish prayer book is a collection of prayers and services that has been compiled over many hundreds of years. Nothing prevents an individual from silently speaking his own thoughts from the heart, but communal services in the synagogue follow the prayer book as their basic structure. The majority of Jewish prayer as codified in the prayer book consists of praise, a large part consists of thanks, and the smallest portion consists of requests. There…
The Jewish holy book is actually a collection of books called the Bible, which we call the Tanakh (תנך). The first five books are called Torah, and are the holiest. The Bible cannot be simply called "The Hebrew Book" because it is not one book and because we have hundreds of important Hebrew books in Judaism.