Posts tagged ‘שבועות’

Hallel in Peril

On Rosh Chodesh Elul, how can we recite Hallel — joyous psalms of praise — in fear for the State of Israel? The proposed and enacted…

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Hallel in a Minor Key

This Hallel is for singing praises in times of struggle or sorrow. “Hallel in a Minor Key” is the name of both the liturgy and the…

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Guest Writer: Yoni Hammer-Kossoy

A Shavuot prayer-poem by my kehilla friend Yoni Hammer-Kossoy. His poetry recently appeared or is forthcoming in Forage Poetry, Dime Show Review, the Sunlight Press and…

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Avraham, Waiting (Spoken Word Version)

This is half prayer prayer, half Torah drash written as spoken word poetry. In Tanach, ‘hineni’ — ‘here I am’ — is a response to a direct…

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Shavuot Prayers and Stories

Prayers and stories for Shavuot. To read them, click on the name of the prayer. Learning and Loving Torah “For the Gift of Torah Scholarship” – Giving thanks for Torah scholars…

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