Search
Exact matches only
// Home

 
//  Home  //   🖖︎ Prayers & Praxes   //   🌍︎ Collective Welfare   //   Trouble   //   Conflicts over Sovereignty and Dispossession

תחינה ליובל מלחמת ששת הימים | A prayer on the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, by Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit Halachmi (2017)

https://opensiddur.org/?p=15528 תחינה ליובל מלחמת ששת הימים | A prayer on the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War, by Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit Halachmi (2017) 2017-06-12 00:06:37 "A prayer on the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War" by Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit Halachmi was first read on 11 Sivan 5777 (June 5th 2017) and published on his <a href="https://www.facebook.com/rabbiofer/posts/10207863997432679">Facebook page</a>. English translation: Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Rabbi Andrea Coustan London and Daniel London. Text the Open Siddur Project Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi https://opensiddur.org/copyright-policy/ Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit-Halachmi https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/ Conflicts over Sovereignty and Dispossession War English Translation מדינת ישראל Medinat Yisrael ארץ ישראל Erets Yisrael Six Day War 21st century C.E. 58th century A.M. ישראל Yisrael יובל Yovel Jubilee
Source (Hebrew) Translation (English)
“וְקִדַּשְׁתֶּם, אֵת שְׁנַת הַחֲמִשִּׁים שָׁנָה, וּקְרָאתֶם דְּרוֹר בָּאָרֶץ, לְכָל-יֹשְׁבֶיהָ; יוֹבֵל הִוא”
“And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout the land unto all the inhabitants thereof; it shall be a jubilee unto you” [Leviticus 25:10]
בְּיוֹם הַחֲמִשִּׁים
הֶעֱנַקְתָּ תּוֹרָה,
בִּשְׁנַת הַחֲמִשִּׁים
יוֹבֵל.
חֵרוּת עֲבָדִים וְחֵרוּת אֲדָמָה
צִוִיתַנוּ אֵל.
תּוֹרַת־חַיִּים נַחֲלָתְךָ,
אֶרֶץ טוֹבָה וּרְחָבָה.
לֹא נַתוּר אַחַר לְבָבֵנוּ וְאַחַר עֵינֵינוּ,
לְהַזְנוֹתָהּ.
לְךָ הָאָרֶץ, תֶּבֶל וְיוֹשְׁבֵי בָהּ.
לֹא דָּם מִלְחָמוֹת תִּירוֹשְךָ,
לֹא גֶּזֶל הַגּוֹי יִצְהַרֶךָ.
כִּי אִם עֲשׂוֹת מִשְׁפָּט וְאַהֲבַת חֶסֶד, לַחְמְךָ.
הָבֵא עָלֵינוּ אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהֵינוּ,
אֶת חָכְמַת עֹז הָרוּחַ,
אֶת בִּרְכַּת
חַיֵּי הַפְּשָׁרָה.
On the fiftieth day,
The gift of Torah.
In the fiftieth year,
A jubilee.
The release of slaves, the release of the earth
All must be set free.
The Tree of Life, Your legacy,
And a good and spacious land.
Our hearts and our eyes must not lead us astray,
Is Your command.
The land is Yours, the earth and all its inhabitants.
The bloodshed of war shall not be Your wine
Nor theft from another Your oil.
To do justly and to love mercy, that alone is Your bread.
Grant us, Adonai our God,
The strength to be courageous and wise
And the blessing
Of living with compromise.

“A prayer on the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War” by Rabbi Ofer Sabath Beit Halachmi was first read on 11 Sivan 5777 (June 5th 2017) and published on his Facebook page. English translation: Rabbi Rachel Sabath Beit-Halachmi, Rabbi Andrea Coustan London and Daniel London.

 PDF (or Print)

 
 
 

 

Comments, Corrections, and Queries