Posts tagged ‘war’

Yizkor for a Lone Soldier

Young men and women from all over the world leave their families and come alone to Israel to live the dream of building lives here and serving…

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To the Soldier, To the Veteran

This is a prayer of honor for veterans. It’s a three-stanza prayer/poem with a parallel structure in each stanza. It is from a liturgy for Veterans Day. To listen along, click on…

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The Last Soldier

This is a prayer for peace that honors the soldier’s ultimate mission: peace. This prayer, and “Yizkor for a Soldier,” appear in This Grateful Heart: Psalms and…

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A Prayer for Veterans Day

Here’s a prayer for Veterans Day originally written for the HUC-JIR continuing ed blog Tzeh U’limad. Click here to read a set of three Veterans Day prayers. This piece…

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Memorial Day Prayers

Here are two prayers for Memorial Day. One is a yizkor prayer for soldiers. The other, titled “The Last Soldier,” is a prayer for peace that…

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Yizkor for a Soldier

This is a yizkor prayer for soldiers. Thank you to the men and women who gave their lives in service to the lands I love: soldiers of the…

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Veterans Day Prayers

Here’s a three-prayer liturgy for Veterans Day written at the suggestion of my friend Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder, Ph.D., editor of HUC-JIR continuing ed blog Tzeh U’limad. All three…

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In Times of War

Here’s a prayer to be said in times of war. Of course, it’s a prayer for peace. It’s also a prayer for life, safety, hope and…

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