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“All of the marriages, promises all the lives and deaths behind us all the way back to the Red Sea’s crossing…”
A drawing of Miram dances with a timbrel, set against a oink backdrop.
“Make room beyond the river for my sister, who / is singing Miriam’s song…”
a collage features a hand reaching towards the sun
“Standing at the shore Miriam faced the sea to watch the threats and the pain of a million moments prior…”
the parting of the sea
A participatory D’var Torah for Parshat Beha’alotekha
woman in desert throwing sand in arcs
“If we remember the daily count / will new paths open in the heavens?”
woman in profile standing on sand dune in the desert
“She taught me to walk headlong … into impossible waters”
woman with long brown hair shown from behind in a white tunic sitting in desert sand, her arms raised to the sky with arcs of sand falling on both sides, looking at setting sun in grayish brown cloudy sky
“I am walking / because there was no sense in staying”
woman walking barefoot in desert wearing loose striped dress with hair blowing in the wind
“Miriam’s timbrel still echoes among the rocks”
Miriam’s Well

Custom based on the mystical belief that the restorative waters of Miriam’s Well flow through all wells and natural springs on Saturday night

Miriam’s Well Healing Ritual

“I have one of you next to me, at any time and step, sisters”

A Fierce Prayer for Healing

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