Some journeys take us across the ocean, others simply across town. Frequently, travel involves some risk and often, it takes us away from people we love. Whether our travels are for work or pleasure, whether the journey is literal or metaphorical, a prayer or ritual can ground us before and after we spread our wings and fly.

Birkat ha-Gomel

Traditional prayer of thanks for a mother after delivering a child, or for one who has recently escaped danger or returned safely from a journey   more

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Lechi Lach

Lyrics by Debbie Friedman, z"l & Savina Teubal (based on Genesis 12:1-2)
"Lechi lach to a place that I will show you/Lech lecha to a land you do not know…" —song by Debbie Friedman, z"l based on God's words to Abraham to seek his destiny.   more