Jewish Prayers From the Heart and Pen of Alden Solovy

Veterans Day

Airmen_with_the_Air_Force_Honor_Guard_at_Bolling__perform_duringVeteransDayHere are prayers that can be used as part of a Veterans Day commemoration, along with brief descriptions. The first three–“Veterans Day Prayer,” “To the Soldier, To the Veteran” and “The Last Soldier”–were written to be read individually or together as a three-prayer liturgy. The other prayers are also appropriate for a commemoration. To read a prayer, click on the name.

Here’s a link to a video of Phil Smith reading “To the Soldier, to the Veteran” at the Elon University Veterans Day Commemoration, November 12, 2012.

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