Jewish Prayers From the Heart and Pen of Alden Solovy

For the Disabled

Next week, hikers will hit Israel’s trails to raise money for Tsad Kadima, an organization founded by parents of children with cerebral palsy to provide innovative…

After Huwara: A Lament

Dozens of settlers in the West Bank rampaged through the village of Huwara Sunday evening as revenge against the terrorist murders of Hallel and Yagel Yaniv…

Columbine, Again and Again

In memorium for those who lost their lives at Michigan State University, and to all who were wounded physically or emotionally, I’ve added the school to…

The Volcano

This week we read Parashat Yitro, in which the wandering Israelites receive the 10 Commandments at Mount Sinai. This week also brings the official release of…

How to Find G-d

A simple meditation on seeking–and finding–G-d. Perhaps it is not as difficult as we might think. Perhaps it is only a matter of our willingness to…

Inside the (Hanukkah) Light

This meditation on light pluses with hope, carrying echoes of Hanukkah. It’s about seeing, feeling, and loving the light shining around us, and our yearning to…

Come, Beloved

A meditation on Shabbat, inspired by Lecha Dodi, Yedid Nefesh, and the Song of Songs. Join me in an exploration of Shabbat as the basis of…

After Israeli Elections, 2022

The rise of far right wing, nationalist, extremist leaders in Israel’s politics and new government is frightening. This prayer, written yesterday for the leadership and Rabbinic…