Alden Reading and Teaching

Falling in Love with Prayer
We’re surrounded by holiness, G-d, the divine. Our Siddur is a spiritual ‘playbook,’ a ‘drill set’ to build our skills for encountering the divine.

One Minute of Wonder
The Practice of Gratitude
“Gratitude. What an amazing gift we are offered… We can hard wire into ourselves that our lives are just that much better…”

One Minute of Wonder
The Open Space
Alden reads his prayer, “The Open Space” from “This Joyous Soul.”

Music Videos

So My Soul May Sing
A music video of the song “So My Soul May Sing,” with lyrics by Alden and music by Cantor Erin Frankel and AJ Luca, watch here.

Creation Sings
A music video of the song “Creation Sings,” with lyrics by Alden and music by Cantor Erin Frankel and AJ Luca, watch here.

Other Videos

Sisters of St. Joseph, March, 2019
Day of Prayer
A 90-second summary of Alden’s day teaching and learning with the Sisters of St. Joseph of Springfield, Mass.

Capture from Call on Faith 9.11 PrayerCall on Faith, Aug. 26, 2013
Prayer for the Survivors of 9/11
Video production of Alden’s 9/11 prayer for survivors for Call on Faith YouTube channel.

Veterans Day Event, Nov. 12, 2012Phil Smith Elon Reading To the Soldier To the Veteran
Recitation of “To the Soldier, to the Veteran”
Phil Smith of Elon University reads Alden’s prayer “To the Soldier, to the Veteran.”


whisperedprayersThis Man PosterThis Man
Photo by Gregory Tapler; Design by Boysen Hodgson
Created for The ManKind Project.

Whispered Prayer
Design and Calligraphy by Sofer Stam Jamie Shear
A printable PDF download of this poster is for sale here.

Podcasts and Readings

Click here to go to a page listing podcasts featuring Alden and readings of his prayers by HUC-JIR students.

“Alden has become one of Reform Judaism’s master poet-liturgists…" - Religion News Service, Dec. 23, 2020

“Mesmerizing, spiritual, provocative, and thoughtful, Alden was everything you would want in a guest scholar and teacher.” – Rabbi Denise L. Eger, Congregation Kol Ami, Los Angeles, and Past President, CCAR

"Alden Solovy has become one of the most revered liturgists of the last decade…" - Jewish Post & Opinion, March 29, 2023

“Alden left everyone feeling inspired.” – Cantor Jeri Robins, Shabbat Chair, NewCAJE6