מי שברך לעגונות | Mi Sheberakh to Support Agunot and Call Get Refusers to Account, by Isaac Gantwerk Mayer

This prayer, following the structure of the Mi Sheberakh supplications during the Torah service, is meant to call get refusers to account, by name, and make a statement that their behavior is evil and will not be tolerated. . . .

סדר התפילות (ספרד)‏ | Seder ha-Tephilot, a bilingual Hebrew-English prayerbook translated and arranged by R’ David de Sola Pool (1941)

Rav David de Sola Pool’s Hebrew-English prayerbook for Sepharadi Jews. . . .

סידור תפארת דוד (נוסח האר״י)‏ | Siddur Tifereth David, a bilingual Hebrew-English prayerbook arranged by Ḥayyim Alter Segal (1951)

The first nusaḥ ha-ARI z”l (“Sefardic-Ḥassidic”) prayerbook with a relatively complete English translation, published in 1951 by the Hebrew Publishing Company. . . .

Haftarah Reading for Parashat Éqev (Isaiah 49:14-51:3): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

The hafatarah reading for Parashat Éqev, in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Éqev (Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Éqev in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

מחזור השלם ליום כיפור (נוסח האר״י)‏ | Maḥzor ha-Shalem l’Yom Kippur, translated and arranged by Paltiel Birnbaum (1958)

A bilingual Hebrew-English maḥzor for Yom Kippur (“Sephardic-Ḥasidic”) from the mid- 20th century. . . .

מחזור השלם לראש השנה (נוסח האר״י)‏ | Maḥzor ha-Shalem l’Rosh ha-Shanah, translated and arranged by Paltiel Birnbaum (1958)

A bilingual Hebrew-English maḥzor for Rosh Hashanah (“Sephardic-Ḥasidic”). . . .

תעודת גירות | Certificate of Conversion template for adults (Hebrew-English and gender-neutral), by Rabbi Jonah Rank

A gender-neutral Hebrew-English conversion certificate template for adults. . . .

מחזור השלם לראש השנה ויום כפור (אשכנז)‏ | Maḥzor ha-Shalem l’Rosh ha-Shanah v’Yom Kippur, translated and arranged by Paltiel Birnbaum (1951)

A bilingual Hebrew-English maḥzor for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (Ashkenaz). . . .

Haftarah Reading for Parashat va’Etḥanan (Shabbat Naḥamu, Isaiah 40:1-26): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

The hafatarah reading for Parashat va’Etḥanan, Shabbat Naḥamu, in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat va’Etḥanan (Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat va’Etḥanan in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Holy Tears: A Not-Kaddish, by Rabbi Menachem Creditor

A meditation on living through the lens of dying. . . .

סְלִיחוֹת לַיּוֹם הָרִאשׁוֹן | Seliḥot for the First Day, translated and annotated by Philip Birnbaum (1952)

A seder seliḥot (a penitential prayer service) for the first day of seliḥot, in the week prior to Rosh ha-Shanah, as prepared and translated by Philip Paltiel Birnbaum and published by Hebrew Publishing Co., in 1952. . . .

Haftarah Reading for Parashat Devarim (Shabbat Ḥazon, Isaiah 1:1-27): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

The hafatarah reading for Parashat Devarim, Shabbat Ḥazon, in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

רבותי נברך | Rabotai Nevarekh, a bentsher compiled by the Cantors Assembly of America (1954)

A bentsher containing the musical notes to a popular tune for the birkat hamazon. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Devarim in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

סדר הגדה של פסח עברי-כּורדי | Seder Haggadah shel Pesaḥ (Ivri-Kurdi), a Passover seder haggadah for Kurdish Jews in Hebrew and Aramaic (1959)

A Passover Seder Haggadah in Hebrew and Aramaic (or Kurdish, as stated on the title page) published in Israel for the wave of Kurdish-Jewish immigrants from Iraq and other eastern countries. . . .

Prayer of the Guest Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives: Rabbi Gershon Avtzon on 25 July 2019

The Opening Prayer given in the U.S. House of Representatives on 25 July 2019. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Mas’ei (Numbers 33:1-36:13): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Mas’ei in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Prayer of the Guest Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives: Rabbi Mark Getman on 24 July 2019

The Opening Prayer given in the U.S. House of Representatives on 24 July 2019. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Matōt (Numbers 30:2-32:42): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Matot in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Pinḥas (Numbers 25:10-30:1): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Pinḥas in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

קריאות לימי העבודה | Torah and Haftarah Readings for Days Recognizing Organized Labor and Labor Rights, compiled by Isaac Gantwerk Mayer

This is a Torah reading (divided into three aliyot) and a Haftarah reading to be recited on a national labor holiday. The aliyot are from Vayakhel, describing the construction of the Tabernacle. . . .

קריאות לימי הותיקים | Torah and Haftarah Readings for Days Recognizing Military Veterans, compiled by Isaac Gantwerk Mayer

This is a Torah reading (divided into three aliyot) and a Haftarah reading to be recited for such holidays. The aliyot are from Shoftim, describing the rules for just warfare and treatment of those in need. . . .

תפילה על מת בהמה או חיה מחמד | Prayer on the Death of a Beloved Animal, by Aharon Varady (1994)

A prayer for a beloved animal first compiled in English by Aharon N. Varady for Nethaniel Puzael, his family’s cat, in 1994. . . .

חֶסֶד־וּמִשְׁפָּט אָשִׁירָה לְךָ | Ḥesed uMishpat Ashirah Lekha, a bentsher celebrating the wedding of Isaac Brooks and Eliana Fishman (2018)

An Ashkenazi Queer-Friendly bentsher. . . .

סִימָן לְבָנִים | Siman L’vanim: a birkon celebrating the wedding of Honi Sanders and Simona Dalin

The birkon/bentsher (blessing-book) prepared for the wedding of Honi Sanders and Simona Dalin on July 7th, 2019. . . .

תְּפִלָּה בְּעַד מֶמְשֶׁלֶת שָׁלוֹם | Prayer for a Government of Peace, by Zackary Sholem Berger

A prayer for a government when that government is causing pain through malicious policies. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Balaq (Numbers 22:2-25:9): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Balaq in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Kavvana: Directing the Heart in Jewish Prayer, by Rabbi Dr. Seth Kadish (1997)

A comprehensive treatment on the praxis of Jewish prayer. . . .

תְּפִלָּה לְמַעַן תֵּבֵל וּמְלוֹאָהּ | Prayer for the Preservation of the Environment, by Richard Shavei-Tzion

Richard Shavei-Tzion writes, “At this time when mankind is wreaking havoc on our Eco-System, we pray to God to preserve the treasure that is the earth and to grant us the wisdom to make pro-active efforts to protect it for the sake of our future generations and all which dwell upon it.” . . .

תְּפִלָּה לְמַעַן אַרְצוֹת הַבְּרִית בְּעֵת נִסָּיוֹן | A Prayer for the United States at a Time of Trial, by Rabbi Joe Schwartz

“A Prayer for the Spiritual Welfare of the United States at a Time of Trial,” by Rabbi Joe Schwartz was first published at The Forward on 28 June 2019. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Ḥuqat (Numbers 19:1-22:1): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Ḥuqat in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Prayer that the Lands of Our Freedom Never Resemble Mitsrayim, by Rabbi Jill Jacobs

An invocation by Rabbi Jill Jacobs, executive director of T’ruah, offered at the opening dinner of the Council on Foreign Relations annual Religion and Foreign Policy Workshop, June 2019. . . .

Haftarah Reading for Parashat Qoraḥ (1 Samuel 11:14-12:22): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

The hafatarah reading for Parashat Qoraḥ in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Qoraḥ (Numbers 16:1-18:32): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Qoraḥ in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Haftarah Reading for Parashat Shlaḥ (Joshua 2:1-24): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

The hafatarah reading for Parashat Shlaḥ in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Shlaḥ (Numbers 13:1-15:41): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Shlaḥ in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Beha’alotekha (Numbers 8:1-12:16): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat b’Ha’alotekha in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Prayer of the Guest Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives: Rabbi Lawrence Sernovitz on 4 June 2019

The Opening Prayer given in the U.S. House of Representatives on 4 June 2019. . . .

קריאות ליום העצמאות האמריקאי | Torah and Haftarah Readings for United States Independence Day, compiled by Isaac Gantwerk Mayer

The Fourth of July is a day on which Americans celebrate liberty, equality under heaven, and freedom from tyranny and foreign rule. Thus it is an appropriate day to read Torah. This is a Torah reading (divided into three aliyot) and a Haftarah reading to be recited on the Fourth of July. . . .

סליחה לימים הנוראים | Seliḥah for the Days of Awe, by Rabbi Ben-Tsiyon Meir Ḥai Uziel

Loading Source (Hebrew) Contribute a translation ברעדה ויראה באנו לפניך כי מי לא יירא מאימת דינך, בגילה וצהלה נעמוד לפני כסא משפטך, כי אתה חנון ורחום לכל דורשיך, טוב וסלח ורב חסד לכל קוראיך. נקנו יי מטומאת מחשבותינו. טהרנו וכפר פשעינו ועוונינו, לב טהור ברא לנו אלהינו ורוח נכון חדש בקרבנו, ולא נשוב עוד לכסלה . . .

God’s Goodness — the Testament of [Am] Yisrael, for Thanksgiving Day by Rabbi Milton Steinberg (1945)

“God’s Goodness — the Testament of Israel” by Rabbi Milton Steinberg appears on page 558 of The Sabbath Prayer Book (Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, 1945) as part of a service for Thanksgiving Day. It is the last of four “testaments,” the other three being the testament of Nature, Man, and America respectively. . . .

God’s Goodness — the Testament of Man, for Thanksgiving Day by Rabbi Milton Steinberg (1945)

“God’s Goodness — the Testament of Man” by Rabbi Milton Steinberg appears on pages 556-557 of The Sabbath Prayer Book (Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, 1945) as part of a service for Thanksgiving Day. It is the last of four “testaments,” the other three being the testament of Nature, Israel, and America respectively. . . .

God’s Goodness — the Testament of Nature, for Thanksgiving Day by Rabbi Milton Steinberg (1945)

“God’s Goodness — the Testament of Nature” by Rabbi Milton Steinberg appears on pages 553-556 of The Sabbath Prayer Book (Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, 1945) as part of a service for Thanksgiving Day. It is the last of four “testaments,” the other three being the testament of Man, Israel, and America respectively. . . .

God’s Goodness — the Testament of America, for Thanksgiving Day by Rabbi Milton Steinberg (1945)

“God’s Goodness — the Testament of America” by Rabbi Milton Steinberg appears on pages 559-560 of The Sabbath Prayer Book (Jewish Reconstructionist Foundation, 1945) as part of a service for Thanksgiving Day. It is the last of four “testaments,” the other three being the testament of Nature, Man, and Israel, respectively. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Naso in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

Torah Reading for Parashat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20): Chantable English translation with trōp, by Len Fellman

A Torah reading of Parashat Bamidbar in English translation, transtropilized. . . .

“That America Fulfil the Promise of Its Founding,” a prayer for Independence Day by Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan (1945)

A prayer for Independence Day in the United States by Rabbi Mordeca Kaplan, prefaced by an abridged reading of the Declaration of Independence. . . .

“That America’s Heroes Shall Not Have Died in Vain” and a special El Malé Raḥamim prayer for Memorial Day, by Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan (1945)

A service and prayer for Memorial Day in the United States, containing a variation of El Malé Raḥamim, by Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan. . . .


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