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Psalm 51: High Holyday Liturgy

woman in white reading from prayerbook

A song for the High Holydays, inspired by Psalm 51 and the recent class on forgiveness taught by Rabbi Vivie Mayer


Psalm 51

hesed v’rakhamim

[lovingkindness and compassion]

 

my bones

my spirit

my heart are crushed 

(2x)

 

my bones

my spirit

my heart

cry out for grace

 

ha-nei-ni

[be gracious to me]

 

I have done wrong

in so many ways

 

avon, fesha, ra, cheyt

avon, fesha, ra, cheyt

avon, fesha, ra…

[iniquity, transgressions, evil, sin]

 

hesed v’racham

 

my bones

my spirit

my heart are crushed 

(2x)

 

my bones

my spirit

my heart

cry out for grace

and for a giving spirit

to stand by me

 

ha-nei-ni

 

hesed v’rakhamim

Song

Forgiveness and Spirituality for Therapists

An online workshop with Rabbi Elisa Goldberg

Fill your therapeutic toolbox with resources to support clients on the path to asking for or receiving forgiveness

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