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ברכות לנרות חנוכה | the Blessings over Kindling the Light of Ḥanukkah

How Much Light? A Ḥanukkah Meditation by Rabbi Menachem Creditor

יוֹם שַׁבָּת קוֹדֶשׁ הוּא | Yom Shabbat Ḳodesh Hu, a table song for Shabbat (trans. Bracha Jaffe)

Prayer for Reparation and Restoration, an alternative to the Prayer for Welfare of the Government by Rabbi Brant Rosen (Tzedek Chicago)

A Man of Value, by Debra Cash

ברכה לשלום החיילים | Prayer for the Well-being of IDF Soldiers, by Yaacov Maoz (2014)

ברכה לעם עולם | Blessing for the Eternal People, by Yaacov Maoz (5781/2020)

Prayer for When My Children are Vaccinated Against COVID-19, by Cantor Hinda Labovitz (2021)

Təʾəzazä Sänbät, a work from the Greater Betä Ǝsraʾel Canon, translated and cantillated in Masoretic Hebrew

Feldmesten or Measuring the Graves, a poem by Alter Abelson (1913)

אֶפְתַּח פִּי לְךָ אָדוֹן | Eftaḥ Pi L’kha Adōn, a seliḥah for Kristallnacht by Isaac Gantwerk Mayer

On the Reconciliation of Yitsḥaq: a meditation on the Offering of the Two Goats on Yom Kippur, by Rabbi Arthur Waskow (the Shalom Center)

Although the Vine Its Fruit Deny, a hymn by Abraham Moïse (Reformed Society of Israel ca. 1826)

Sabbath Blessing, a prayer by Caroline de Litchfield Harby (Reformed Society of Israel ca. 1826)

Eternal Love is Thine, a hymn for Yom Kippur by Caroline de Litchfield Harby (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

O Uncreated Holy One! – a hymn on Praise and Thanksgiving by Caroline de Litchfield Harby (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

God of My Fathers! Merciful and Just, a hymn on the Immortality of the Soul by Caroline de Litchfield Harby (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

כַּוָּנָה וּבְרָכָה עַל רְאִיַּת נְחִיל רֶמֶשׂ גָּדוֹל עַד־מְאוֹד | Kavvanah and Blessing for Observing a Massive Swarm of Creeping Things, by Isaac Gantwerk Mayer

Refreshed By Sleep, That Sovereign Balm – a hymn on “Morning” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Let the Lord Be Ever Praised! – a hymn on “Praise and Thanksgiving” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

We Bless Thee, Oh Lord! As the Bountiful Source – a hymn on “Praise and Thanksgiving” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Eternal, Almighty, Invisible God! – a hymn on “Praise and Thanksgiving” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Praise Ye the Lord! For it is Good (Psalms 150), a hymn on “Praise and Thanksgiving” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

A nő imája férjéért | A woman’s prayer for her husband, by Rabbi Arnold Kiss (1897)

How Beautiful It Is To See, a hymn on “Brotherly Love” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

When I Remember, My God! (Exodus 20:13), a hymn on “Filial Love” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

I Saw a Palace Proud and High (Proverbs 14:11), a hymn on “Charity” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Return, Oh Lord! and Let Me Be (Job 29), a hymn on “Charity” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Oh! Thou Whose Shrine the Sweetest Incense Bears, a hymn on “Charity” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Oh! Thou in Whom the Power Dwells, a hymn on “Submission to the Will of God” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

I Wept When From My Eager Grasp, a hymn on “Submission to the Will of God” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Draw Nigh, Lord! Unto My Soul, a hymn on “Submission to the Will of God” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Oh! That on Morning’s Dewy Wings, a hymn on “Submission to the Will of God” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

God Supreme! To Thee I Pray, a hymn on “Submission to the Will of God” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Early and Late My God I Seek, a hymn on “Hope in God” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

While Man Explores With Curious Eye, a hymn on “Self-Knowledge” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Descend Into Thyself, My Soul! – a hymn on “Self-Examination” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Lift, Lift the Voice of Praise on High – a hymn on “Devotion” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Remember Man While Thou Art Young, a hymn on “Religion in Early Life” by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Lord! When I Hear Thy Holy Law, a hymn on Divine Law by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Let Choral Songs of Gladness Flow, a hymn on Revelation by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Oh King of Glory When We Contemplate, a hymn on Divine Mercy by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

When Light Broke Forth at God’s Command (Genesis 9:13), a hymn on Divine Mercy by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Unless the Land Where Ye Abide (Psalms 127), a hymn on Divine Providence in Relation to Israel by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Fear Not Fear Not Jeshurun (Isaiah 44), a hymn on Divine Providence in Relation to Israel by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

How Cold That Man! To Faith How Dead! – a hymn on Divine Providence by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Almighty God Whose Will Alone (Genesis 16:13), a hymn on Omniscience by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

In God, the Holy, Wise, and Just – a hymn on Omniscience by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Inauguration Day Prayer for the Government of the United States, by Rabbi David Seidenberg (neohasid.org 2021)

The Lord of Heaven Reigns, a hymn on Omnipotence by Penina Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Naḥamu (Comfort Ye!), a hymn by J.C.L. (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

With Rapture I Behold the Light, a hymn for Shabbat by Gershon Lazarus (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Here At This Temple’s Holy Shrine, a hymn on Devotion by Cordelia Moïse Cohen (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

He spoke and Thro’ the Gloom Profound, a hymn for Shabbat by Cordelia Moïse Cohen (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

I Lift Mine Eyes Unto the Hills (Psalms 121), a hymn to Hope in God by Cordelia Moïse Cohen (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

When Morning Paints the Eastern Sky, a hymn on the Immortality of the Soul by Cordelia Moïse Cohen (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

The Sun Shines On With Glorious Light, a hymn on Divine Providence in Relation to Israel by Cordelia Moïse Cohen (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

I Will Extol Thee My King! (Psalms 145), a hymn on Divine Mercy by Cordelia Moïse Cohen (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

O’er All This Wide and Beauteous Earth, a hymn on Divine Mercy by Cordelia Moïse Cohen (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim 1842)

Brotherly Love, an adaptation of Psalms 133 by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

Israel! To Holy Numbers Tune Thy Harp, a hymn by Columbus Moïse (Ḳ.Ḳ. Beth Elohim, Charleston, South Carolina, 1842)

Strike the Cymbal, a hymn by Columbus Moïse (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

The Glory of God, a hymn by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

Light of Truth (a/k/a Glad Tidings), a hymn by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

Thanksgiving for Divine Mercy, a hymn by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

Universal Praise, a hymn by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

Lift Up Your Hands, a hymn by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

Before YHVH’s Awful Throne, a hymn by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

God our Shepherd and Guardian, an adaptation of Psalms 23 by David Nunes Carvalho (Reformed Society of Israelites, Charleston, South Carolina, 1826)

Prayer for a Nation in Crisis, by Rabbi Barry Block (2021)

בְּנדּיגֿ טוּ שַנט…קִי פִֿיש מִי פְינַה | Blessed are you…who made me a woman, a variation of the morning blessing for Jewish women in Judeo-Provençal (ca. 14-15th c.)

אֲדוֹן עוֹלָם | Before the Glorious Orbs of Light, a paraliturgical adaptation of Adon Olam by David Nunes Carvalho (ca. 1826)

הושענע לימי הקרונה | Hoshana in the days of Corona for Sukkot 5782, by Rabbi Gustavo Surazski (2021)

הפטרה לחג הפאי | Haftarah for the Festival of Pi, the twenty-second day of the seventh month (which falls on Shmini Atseret), I Kings 7:23-26 and 8:54-66

אֲֽדֹנָי נֶגְדְּךָ כׇל־תַּאֲוָתִי | Adonai Negdekha kol Ta’avati, a piyyut by Yehudah haLevi (early 12th c.) rhyming translation by Alice Lucas (1894)

כִּי אֶשְׁמְרָה שַׁבָּת | Ki Eshmera Shabbat, a piyyut by Avraham ibn Ezra (rhyming translation by Israel Abrahams, 1914)

כַּפָּרוֹת | Kaparōt, the ritual for the expiation of offenses before Yom Kippur (using money dedicated for charity)

שַׁעֲרֵי אוֹרָה שַׁעֲרֵי בְּרָכָה | Gates of Light Gates of Blessing, a mesostic piyyut

מִי שֶׁבֵּרַךְ אֶת כֹּל הַח‍וֹ‍לִים/וֹת | Mi Sheberakh for the Ill During the COVID Pandemic

אָבִינוּ שֶׁבַּשָּׁמַיִם | Avinu Shebashamayim, an acrostic supplication recited during Seliḥot