Posts tagged ‘terror’

For Paris

This is a prayer of solidarity and healing after Friday night’s terror attack in Paris. Here’s a link to this prayer translated into French. For Paris Author of life,…

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For Mother Emanuel / Church of the Multiplication: Racist Violence against Houses of Worship

On Wednesday night, nine people were killed during a shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, an historic black church in Charleston, S.C. The oldest…

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Aux Juifs de France, Modifié

This is a prayer for the Jews of France after the terror attack on a kosher market in Paris. The prayer appears first in French followed by…

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Another Boy Lost: A Jewish Yizkor for an Arab Son

This is prayer in memory of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, the 16-year-old Arab boy burned to death at the hands of Jewish extremists. It’s part lament — that…

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They Were Boys: A Yizkor Prayer

The wait, over. The worst, confirmed. Gil-ad Shaar z”l, Naftali Frenkel z”l and Eyal Yifrach z”l — kidnapped by Hamas terrorists — were found dead. Baruch Dayan Emet.…

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Bring Back Our Boys: A Prayer

As the search continues for three missing Israeli teens, fear turns to prayer in Israel and among people of conscience around the world. On Saturday, Israel confirmed that…

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After a Deadly Anti-Semitic Attack

This prayer is a response to Saturday’s anti-Semitic terror attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels. Again, Israelis and Jews targeted and dead. This is an adaptation of…

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For the People of Kansas City

A prayer for the people of Kansas City and the Jewish community after yesterday’s deadly violence targeting the Overland Park JCC and Village Shalom assisted living home. Here are…

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Remembering 9-11 Survivors

To honor their journey, here’s my prayer “For 9-11 Survivors.” Looking for a photo to go with this prayer was painful. I can’t imagine what the anniversary is…

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Resources for 9/11

Individuals and clergy members continue to look for meaningful prayers and meditations to use to commemorate the attacks of September 11, 2001. Here’s an annotated list of…

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