Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Prayer for Our Soldiers

By Rabbi Jerome M. Epstein, published by United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. Accessed 9 Nov. 2010, <http://uscj.org/images/iraqprayer.pdf&gt;. God of love, God of peace, min ha-meitzar karati Yah. Out of the depths of despair, we call to You. Our ears ring with the … Continue reading

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Prayer for a Mother, Whose Son is in the Military (1858)

From Fanny Neuda, Stunden der Andacht: Ein Gebet und Erbauungsbuch für Israels Frauen und Jungfrauen  [Hours of Devotion: A Prayer and Devotional Book for Women and Young Women of Israel], (Prague: Wolf Pascheles Publishing, 1858, 2nd ed.), pp. 101-102. Translated from the … Continue reading

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Prayer for American Military Veterans

Composed by Hinda Tzivia Eisen for Veterans’ Day, 2010. May He who blessed our ancestors, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah, bless [names of veterans present, and] all those who have fought in the military on behalf of … Continue reading

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Installation Prayer

By Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut as published in Rabbi Morrison David Bial (ed.), An Offering of Prayer: Prayers and Meditations Private and Public (Summit, NJ: Temple Sinai of Summit, 1962) p. 51. Adapted by Hinda Tz. Eisen, 2013. O Lord, Our God, we … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Our Teachers

By Rabbi Albert G. Baum as published in Rabbi Morrison David Bial (ed.), An Offering of Prayer: Prayers and Meditations Private and Public (Summit, NJ: Temple Sinai of Summit, 1962) p. 64. Adapted by Hinda Tz. Eisen, 2013. O Lord our God — … Continue reading

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Before Beginning Local Humanitarian Work

By Rabbi Louis J. Swichkow, “Invocation for Women’s Group” as published in Rabbi Morrison David Bial (ed.), An Offering of Prayer: Prayers and Meditations Private and Public (Summit, NJ: Temple Sinai of Summit, 1962) p. 65. Adapted by Hinda Tz. Eisen, 2013. Eternal … Continue reading

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The Music of Humanity

By Rev. Jacob Trapp as published in Rabbi Morrison David Bial (ed.), An Offering of Prayer: Prayers and Meditations Private and Public (Summit, NJ: Temple Sinai of Summit, 1962) p. 60. Adapted by Hinda Tz. Eisen, 2013. God of Love teach us to … Continue reading

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