Prayers for Jerusalem
On Friday night in my synagogue here in Jerusalem, we expressed our love for this city by singing Lecha Dodi to the tune of Yerushalayim Shel Zahav, Jerusalem of Gold. Sunday is Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day, commemorating Jerusalem’s reunification in 1967. Sunday marks 49 years. Here are five prayers and meditations for and about Jerusalem, as well as some essays about my life here.
Prayers and Meditations
- Jerusalem: A Meditation
- Shabbat Settles on Jerusalem
- Mothers of Jerusalem
- Rules for Being Me in Jerusalem
- The Road Out
- Choppers Over Jerusalem
- In the Cardo, Psalm 121
- Last Night In the Arab Shuk, or Why I Hate this War
- Lost and Found on the Way to the Kotel
- Shabbat Dinner with a Stranger
- 36 Prayed with Jerusalem
- My Message to the Man Who Attacked Me at the Kotel
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Postscript: Here’s a link to more prayers for Israel.
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