Jewish Prayers From the Heart and Pen of Alden Solovy

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The Rhythm of Wonder

This prayer is about practicing radical amazement, inspired during a class on Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem called “Jewish Thinkers and…

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The Way of Spices

Here’s a new song of the spiritual traveler. An extended metaphor, it’s about understanding the nature of each moment and taking those moments into ourselves as gifts.…

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Shabbat is the Place

This new Shabbat meditation is inspired by life in Jerusalem. Many of my Shabbat meditations have been inspired by my home, including: “Shabbat Settles on Jerusalem”…

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For Brussels

A prayer of solidarity and healing after the terror attacks in Brussels. The closing stanza is written in English and the three official languages of Belgium: Dutch, German and French. For Brussels…