Category Archives: Sabbath

Sabbath Meditation, A Little Humor and Some Spice

Shabbat shalom, and may your table be blessed this Sabbath with love and holiness! I used to go to a used book sale benefiting Brandeis University every year. The book sale was discontinued a few years ago (it’s online instead). … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Abandoned? Alone?

I’m posting this one a bit earlier than usual for a Friday, but I hope Shabbat is already on your mind. We’re having a house full of teenagers over for a Youth Shabbat. Hope yours is as adventurous as mine … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Ps 67, Israel, and the Nations

As Shabbat approaches, I hope you have holy plans for the weekend. If you are a non-Jew, then may your worship be a blessing. If you are Jewish, then I charge you not to lay aside the mitzvah of lighting … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, A Teacher to Lift Us Up

The Sabbath is drawing near and we are cleaning and decorating for guests. I hope as you exhale the pressures of your workweek and inhale the sweetness of Shabbat that all the stress and anxiety goes out with the stale … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Picking You Up Off the Floor

Shalom all, Shabbat is approaching. If you are Jewish or Torah-observant, I hope your table is lovely and your family or your guests are ready to meet with God at the dinner table. For my Christian friends who do not … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Israel in God's Plan

I am amazed sometimes at how people who read the same Bible as I do miss out on God’s heart for the descendants of Jacob, the Jewish people — in Israel and all around the world. Many feel Israel is … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Leaven

May this last Shabbat before Passover be a blessing. If you are like us, you are having leaven with your Shabbat dinner. A nice loaf of challah. A chocolate cake (we have two of them). A few donuts. Leaven yourself … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Obligation and Devotion

I hope you are preparing for a joyous Shabbat. If you are not Jewish, I pray your worship this weekend will be meaningful and healing. This Shabbat I want to share with you words from Duties of the Soul, a … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Tree of Life

Etz chaim hee, l’makhazikim ba v’tomekheyha m’ooshar, derakheyha darkhei no’am v’khol n’tivoteyha shalom. Hashivenu Adonai, eleykha v’nashuvah, khadesh (khadesh) y’ameinu (khadesh y’ameinu) k’kedem. It is a tree of life for those who take hold of it and all its supporters … Continue reading

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Sabbath Meditation, Enlightened Eyes and Unified Hearts

May you and your family have a joyous Sabbath. If you observe the Sabbath, I pray your meal, your family togetherness, and your prayers be especially joyful. My meditation this Shabbat concerns a line from the blessings preceding the Shema: … Continue reading

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