tagged: solstice

 

תהלים קל״ט | Psalms 139 for the Winter Solstice, attributed to Adam haRishon

Psalms 139 in Hebrew with English translation — attributed to Adam haRishon in celebration of the lengthening of days after the Winter Solstice. . . .

תהלים קל״ט | Psalms 139, interpretive translation by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

Psalms 139 in Hebrew with an interpretive translation in English by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, z”l. . . .

תפילה לראש חודש טבת ותקופת החורף על חנוכּה | Prayer for the new moon of Tevet on Ḥanukkah occurring on the winter solstice, by Rabbi David Seidenberg (neohasid.org)

Here’s a first draft of a brief liturgy for last night, for solstice plus Ḥanukkah. Note that this is a kind of eco-liturgy, but it also stands on its own without imposing an ecological overlay. Since it’s still solstice all day, you may want to use this prayer now, or at dusk tonight. . . .