Jewish Prayers From the Heart and Pen of Alden Solovy

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For Nice

A prayer of solidarity and healing after Thursday night’s Bastille Day truck attack in Nice. Sadly for the people of France, it’s in large part the same prayer I…

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For Police

This is a prayer for police officers, a response to Thursday’s sniper attack on police in Dallas during a Black Lives Matter protest. For nearly a year,…

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The Rhythm of Wonder

This meditation about radical amazement was inspired during a class on Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. I wondered silently if it would be possible to write…

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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.…