What good is praying when Israel is at war?
During the Gaza war, people were thrust into voicing passionate rhetoric while simultaneously refraining from action. Were our words superfluous?
On the dark days in early July when Israel mourned the four devastating funerals of three Jewish and one Palestinian teenagers in tandem, the community I pray with at Mechon Hadar, New York, recited Psalm 121. The opening line, “I will lift my eyes to the heaven; from whence will my help come?” makes the psalm an apt...
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