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Ḥayyim Obadyah

Ḥayyim Obadyah

Hayyim Obadyah is a consultant to nonprofit and public-sector organizations, particularly in the areas of contract management, emergency planning/ preparedness, budgeting, and program development.

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

Contributed on: כ״ט באלול ה׳תשפ״א (2021-09-05) by Ḥayyim Obadyah | Unknown Author(s) |

This prayer appears on page 13-16 of Hayyim Obadya’s Seder Akhilat haSimanim for 5781. It is a variation of the piyyut Tayanu v’Tayatru albeit with a different opening line. . . .


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

Contributed on: כ״ט באלול ה׳תשפ״א (2021-09-05) by Ḥayyim Obadyah |

This mi sheberakh for the ill, and the two additional prayers, all appear on page 15-16 of Hayyim Obadya’s Seder Akhilat haSimanim for 5781. . . .


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

Contributed on: כ״ט באלול ה׳תשפ״א (2021-09-05) by Ḥayyim Obadyah | Unknown Author(s) |

This prayer appears on page 11-12 of Hayyim Obadya’s Seder Akhilat haSimanim for 5781. It is a variant of the prayer, “Eloheinu Shebashamayim,” a supplication read in the sephardic tradition during seliḥot. This version contains twenty-five lines as found in Sefer Selihot haShalem, Hazon Ovadia, p.48-51/. Other variations have fifty or more lines. . . .


סדר אכילת הסמנים | Seder Akhilat haSimanim for Rosh Hashanah 5881, by Ḥayyim Obadyah (2020)

Contributed on: כ״ו באלול ה׳תש״פ (2020-09-15) by Ḥayyim Obadyah |

A liturgy of symbolic foods exclusively for the eve of the Hebrew new year 5781. A traditional egalitarian Hebrew text being a newly revised liturgy with contemporary text and additional prayers suitable to our perilous and worrisome state at the beginning of this second year of the pandemic and including a modern English translation together with learned annotations and guidance for observance in the home. . . .



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