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עלינו | Aleinu, by Rabbi David Seidenberg (neohasid.org)

This version of the Aleinu recognizes that all nations play a role in God’s plan for humanity.

[It offers an alternative to the traditionally particularist liturgy, “שֶׁלֹּא עָשָֽׂנוּ כְּגוֹיֵי הָאֲרָצוֹת וְלֹא שָׂמָֽנוּ כְּמִשְׁפְּחוֹת הָאֲדָמָה: שֶׁלֹּא שָׂם חֶלְקֵֽנוּ כָּהֶם וְגֹרָלֵֽנוּ כְּכָל הֲמוֹנָם:‏ (“since God has not made us like the nations of other lands, and has not placed us like other families of the earth, since God has not assigned for us a portion as for them, nor a lot as unto all their multitude”). — Aharon Varady]

עָלֵינוּ לְשַׁבֵּֽחַ לַאֲדוֺן הַכֹּל

לָתֵת גְּדֻלָּה לְיוֺצֵר בְּרֵאשִׁית,‏

שֶׁהוּא עָשָׂה גוֺיִם רַבִּים

וְכוּלָם חֲפֵצִים

לְהַבְחִין בִּדְרָכָיו,‏

וְנָתַן לָנוּ גּוֺרָל מְיוּחָד

שֶׁגִלָּה לָנוּ אֶת מִשְׁפָּטָיו׃

It is up to us to praise the Foundation of all,

to attribute greatness to the One who formed creation,

who made many nations,

all of whom seek

to perceive God’s ways,

and who gave to us a unique destiny

by revealing to us Divine laws.

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