Gratitude on This Day

Gratitude For Family For Friends For Community For Food For Labor For Production For Sacrifice For Commitment For Memory For Acknowledgment For Reconciliation For Healing For Stories For Perspective For Understanding For Honesty For Resistance For Vision For Redemption For Change For Justice For Compassion For Peace For All

A Prayer for Healing after a Hate Crime

After the hate crime attack against my synagogue last week, we not only need to repair the damage and address security measures, but we need to heal spiritually as well. I penned this prayer that I shared last Shabbat and at our community meeting the following week: Eloheinu v'elohei avoteinu v'eemoteinu Our God and God …

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Only Prayers

There is an interesting passage in this week’s Torah portion, Mattot. We are coming to the end of the book of Numbers in our weekly Torah reading cycle, and the Israelites are poised on the eastern side of the Jordan river ready to enter into the promised land. Their years of wandering are over, they …

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