Praying with Fringes 04/07/2017 – A Ritual to Bless Salt on Pesach

A Blessing for Salt Elliott batTzedek & Karen Escovitz   At my seder we pretty much bless everything on the table, including the flowers, the water, and the salt. After all, in Jewish tradition, you can't eat something until you've blessed it, so how can we possibly dip into salt water until we've blessed both? … Continue reading Praying with Fringes 04/07/2017 – A Ritual to Bless Salt on Pesach

Praying with Fringes 01/11/2017 – to pursue justice

Blessing for Pursuing Justice בְּרוּכָה אַתְּ שְכִינָה בְּתוֹכּינוּ רוּחַ הָעוֹלָם אֲשֶׁר קִדְשָתְנוּ בְּמִצְוֹתֵיהָ וְצִוָתְנוּ לִרְדֹף צֶדֶק B’rucha at Shekhinah, b’tocheynu, ruach ha’olam, asher kidshatnu b’mitzvoteha v’tzivatnu lirdof tzedek Blessed are you, Shekhinah, who is within us, spirit of the world, who infuses our lives with holiness and commands us to pursue justice