Posts tagged ‘prayer after gun violence’

For the U.S. Asian Community

In Atlanta, eight are dead after a killing spree centered on the Asian American community, as the number of hate crimes against that community continue to…

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For Survivors of School Shootings

This prayer is a response to three recent suicides. In the past week, Jeremy Richman, the father a first-grader killed in the Sandy Hook School shooting,…

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A Dream of Columbine: Psalm of Protest 13

The massacre at Columbine High school took place more than 20 years ago. And still, we have school shooting after school shooting. This Psalm of Protest,…

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For Parkland, Florida

Received by email this morning: Dear Mr. Solovy, I wanted to thank you for your prayer “For the Children of Newtown” that we found at reformjudaism.org.…

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Against Gun Violence

This prayer to end gun violence calls for sane and common sense gun legislation, including a prayer for those who advocate gun control. It’s a response…

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For Orlando, For the USA

In Orlando early Sunday, 50 people died in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S history, domestic hate and terror focused on a popular gay nightclub. This is a prayer of…

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In Memoriam: Sandy Hook

The seventh anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., is today, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2017. Here are two prayers to mark…

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After the Washington Navy Yard Shootings

This is a prayer of mourning and consolation in memory of the victims of the Washington Navy Shipyard shootings and supporting their families. Unfortunately, there are now…

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Meditation on the Burial of a Young Child

This prayer is a response to the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School. It can be used as a private meditation or as part of a…

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For the Children of Newtown

There are no words. Yet we need them. Words of consolation. Words of prayer. This is an adaptation of “After a Deadly Rampage,” a general prayer…

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