A prayer for Shabbat Tzedek – a Shabbat of Justice – in connection with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend.
This is a prayer in response to the rioting and attacks on the U.S. Capitol, an attack on the great history of the peaceful transition power in the United States of America.
Every inch of America is sacred, from sea to shining sea. There is much to be done in our time, the sort of hard work on which God smiles because it is done for the sake of the dignity and well-being of all God’s creatures. Together, let us work to
A non-traditional blessing for Hanukkah.
The candles on the menorah stand tall. Each one calls us to light the flames which reflect our deepest hopes and prayers:
This original prayer is a reminder to all of us to rejoice in life's blessings and to share the bounty of God's gifts.
There was that moment at the Red Sea when our people despaired like never before. Looking behind, the people saw an enemy coming for them. Looking ahead, the waters seemed ready to swallow them up.
After lighting the Sabbath candles, many people wave their hands in a circular motion three times and bring their hands to their face when finished. A beautiful interpretation of this practice is that it helps us bring the light and peace of Shabbat into our neshamahs, our homes, and our
Our Jewish tradition helps us mark many sacred acts with blessings. Why not a blessing for voting?
During this Sukkot and as we act to secure a more just immigration system, let us say the Mi Shebeirach, a prayer for healing.