Jewish Prayers From the Heart and Pen of Alden Solovy

Teach Me

A short meditation on learning Torah from everyone. Teach Me Teach me The Torah That G-d taught Only to you, And I will Teach you The…

The One about Kittens

Living in Jerusalem, I’m told, eventually every writer, sooner or later, writes about cats. I suppose the same thing could be said about Key West, with…

20 Years: A Liturgy for 9-11

It’s been 20 years, and this anniversary of 9-11 falls on Shabbat Shuvah. Part of this liturgy was composed for the 10th anniversary of the attacks,…

A Covid Yizkor Prayer

This is a new Yizkor prayer to be read on behalf of the entire community for those who perished due to Covid-19. The core paragraph is…

Family Caregivers

This is a prayer to be said on behalf of those family members and friends who have taken on the task of daily caregiving of another…

For Surfside, Florida

A prayer for hope and survival as time passes after the devastating condo collapse in Surfside, Florida. May we all know safety and peace of mind…

For an Alcoholic or Addict

A prayer to be said those suffering from alcoholism, addiction, or both. Optional language is in [brackets], with choices separated by a slash (“/”). This prayer…

Rainbow of Genders

A new prayer as we enter Pride Month. The idea for this one-liner came to me while praying the Nisim b’Chol Yom, prayers of gratitude for…