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This is an archive of prayers composed in response to, or anxious anticipation of, a pogrom or a genocidal atrocity.

Click here to contribute a prayer you have written, or a transcription and translation of a historical prayer.


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For prayers offered in the event of imminent communal danger and distress, go here.

For prayers offered in the event of hateful intolerance, prejudice, and bigotry, go here.

For prayers offered in the event of attack intended to invoke communal terror, go here.

For prayers offered in response to conflicts over sovereignty and dispossession, go here.

For prayers composed for social justice, peace, and liberty, go here.

אָב הָרַחֲמִים שׁוֹכֵן מְרוֹמִים | Av haRaḥamim Shokhein Meromim, a prayer for the martyred during the First Crusade & Rhineland massacres

A prayer for those martyred in the First Crusade and Rhineland Massacres, and by extension, all subsequent pogroms up until and including the Holocaust. . . .