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A Bride's Prayer on Behalf of Agunot

There is a folk tradition that the gates of heaven are particularly open to the prayers of the bride and groom. In some communities, wedding couples are handed small pieces of paper prior to the processional on which personal prayers are written. They read these prayers as they walk down the aisle and while circling one another. This prayer is offered in that tradition.   more
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Vigil for Agunot: Ta'anit Esther

By Norma Josephs
Esther fasted and asked all the people to join her in her fast before she approached the king. Norma Josephs suggest we use Esther's fast as an opportunity to collectively protest the injustice done to women unable to obtain a Jewish divorce (get).   more
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Prayer for Agunot

From JOFA, Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance
A plea to free "anchored" wives from their limbo   more
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Ingredients of Prayer: Writing Contemporary Liturgy

What makes a prayer a prayer? What are the varieties of ways to encounter prayer in our daily lives and make it our own? How do I write my own prayers? Join acclaimed liturgist Alden Solovy in a playful and inquisitive exploration of the ingredients of prayer. Connect with other seekers and write your own prayers in a safe and supportive environment. Classes meet online through Zoom and begin October 16th. All are welcome!

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