Posts tagged ‘tikun olam’

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What does G-d want from us? Our service to Torah, mitzvot and tikun olam. These actions are a source of holiness and love. Thank you to…

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For Children at Our Borders

A prayer against the injustice of children taken from parents by U.S. immigration authorities, parents seeking asylum in this free democratic nation. In six weeks, some 2,000…

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Chop, Carry, Bake

Here’s a simple new prayer about bringing our gifts into the world. It’s prayer for tikun olam, healing the world. Chop, Carry, Bake We stand before…

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Lesser Children

This is a new prayer about social justice and tikun olam, repairing the world. Let us build a sukkat shalom, a tabernacle of peace, over the “lesser children” and all of…

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Ki Teitzei 5775: Amalek Within

Amalek is the arch-villain of Torah. This week’s portion, Ki Teitzei, refers to an incident in Exodus just after the people crossed the Red Sea. The…

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Quick Prayer for Compassion

Here’s another in my “Quick Prayer” series, short prayers focused on a particular topic. The last line includes a choice to use either Hebrew or English…

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Vayigash: Against Worker Exploitation

This is a social justice prayer for Shabbat Vayigash. In this week’s Torah portion, Joseph saves the Egyptians. He also also enslaves them. In his weekly commentary,…

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Prayers for Social Justice

Here’s a list of my prayers for social justice divided into three categories: the forgotten, global village and personal responsibility. These prayers would make meaningful additions to a Passover seder,…

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Against Worker Exploitation

Here’s a social justice prayer for Labor Day, Passover and May Day. It’s from a series of prayers including: “Against Poverty,” “Against Human Trafficking” and “Against Tyranny.”…

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Against Poverty

This prayer is good for your Passover Seder and daily worship. It’s from my series “Against…” including: “Against Human Trafficking” and “Against Tyranny.” The idea for this series began…

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