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This is an archive of prayers composed for or relevant to the immediate congregation and its wider community.

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For prayers offered for the well-being of government and country, visit here.

For prayers offered for the well-being of the State of Israel, visit here.

For prayers offered for military personnel and veterans of armed forces, visit here.

For prayers offered after the Torah and Haftarah readings but before the Torah is returned to the ark, visit here.

תפילה לשלום התפוצה היהודית | A Prayer for the Welfare of Diaspora Jewry, by Rabbi Amitai Fraiman (2018)

We have a prayer for the State of Israel, its army, government etc. but we do not have a non-judgmental, non-aliyah focused prayer for the welfare of Diaspora Jewry. This prayer offers a remedy for this absence. . . .

ברכה לקהל | Blessing of the Congregation, translation by Rabbi David de Sola Pool

A “mi sheberakh” prayer on behalf of the persons attending the prayer and/or Torah reading service. . . .

Prayer for Yisrael and the Congregation, by Rabbi Joseph Miller (1927)

A prayer on behalf of one’s congregation and the worldwide community of Israelites. . . .

Prayer for the Congregation and the Government, by the Central Conference of American Rabbis (1895)

A prayer for the government composed by the Central Conference of American Rabbis and included in their Union Prayer Book. . . .

בְּרָכָה לְכׇּל־הַקָּהָל הַקָּדוֹשׁ הַזֶּה | Mi she’Berakh for this Holy Congregation

The mi sheberakh read for the well-being of one’s own congregation. . . .

בְּרָכָה לְכׇּל־הַקְּהִלּוֹת | Mi she’Berakh for All the Holy Congregations

The mi sheberakh read for the well-being of Jewish congregations worldwide. . . .