Category: Healing Services

Journeying through the Siddur: A Review of Alden Solovy's This Joyous Soul
By Trisha Arlin
March 31, 2019
The Amidah section in my copy of This Joyous Soul is a sea of dog ears
Through
By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
March 13, 2017
What could we do on our little campus to foster interfaith solidarity and to bring comfort to two minority religious communities whose members are likely sad and anxious about bomb threats at JCCs and reports of rising Islamophobia?
A Place Where You Belong: Jewish Healing Circles
By Rabbi Malkah Binah Klein
May 12, 2016
The first time I participated in a prayer service in a circle I felt awkward and uncomfortable. It felt exposed—everyone could see me. For me, prayer is a private matter. Indeed, one of the highlights during my years after college studying in
Iyar is the Month of Healing: On Creating a Jewish Healing Circle
By Sue Gurland
April 20, 2015
In Kabbalah, the current month on the Hebrew calendar, Iyar, is the month of healing. Its spelling—aleph, yud, yud, resh—corresponds to the first letters of the words “Ani Yud-Yud Rofecha,” “I am G-d your Healer.” As I prepare for the Jewish Healing Circle I lead each month at my synagogue, I am struck by what a powerful healing tool it has become.
Finding Light and Lightness
By Heather Paul
April 23, 2014
I went to the mikveh seeking lightness at a time when I was heavy with stories.

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