Posts tagged ‘protest’

We Will Be Heard: Psalm of Protest 18

This Psalm of Protest was first posted here as part of my three-prayer Liturgy for Inauguration Day 2017. With a few new lines and several other…

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Strangled by Police: Psalm of Protest 17

This Psalm of Protest is in memory of George Floyd, killed by police in Minneapolis. With a knee on his neck, the officer pinned the unarmed…

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For Whistleblowers and Watchdogs: Psalm of Protest 16

Here’s a new Psalm of Protest celebrating the role of watchdogs and whistleblowers in defending democratic ideals and institutions. See also: “Sing with Liberty: Psalm of…

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O Freedom: Psalm of Protest 14

A Psalm of Protest for U.S. Independence Day 2019. It’s the 14th in a series of social protest prayers using the voice of the Psalmist. See…

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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’ve school shooting after school shooting. This Psalm of Protest, listing…

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#MeToo, No More: the 11th Psalm of Protest

This Psalm of Protest is to be “sung by brave women with a chorus of honest men.” It was inspired by the bravery of Dr. Christine…

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Psalms of Protest 7 to 10

Sunday is the first anniversary of the neo-Nazi “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va, which is the impetus behind Psalm of Protest 7. Psalm of…

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Psalms of Protest 4, 5 and 6

The second set of three in a new series, “Psalms of Protest.” This set — posted for Tisha b’Av 2018 — begin with the echo of…

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Psalms of Protest: 1, 2 and 3

The first three of a new series, “Psalms of Protest.” In both of my countries, Israel and the United States, self-interested governments attack democracy and decency.…

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