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Arab & Jewish Mothers Create New Prayer & Candle Ritual for Peace

Two religious leaders who are mothers and lovers of peace came together this past difficult week to compose a new prayer for peace: The Prayer of the Mothers. Sheikha Ibtisam Mahameed and Rabba Tamar Elad-Appelbaum invite us to take their prayer into our hearts and into the world. Read it below – in Arabic and…

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UNFRIEND PINCHAS: A Response to Jewish Racist Violence – Then and Now.

UNFRIEND PINCHAS:   A Response to Jewish Racist Violence – Then and Now. Amichai Lau-Lavie July 11 2014 Friday morning 7/11. The Ramban Synagogue in Jerusalem, led by my brother Rabbi Benny Lau, hosted a special morning session  of learning, music and prayers for peace. I got there as the early morning prayers are about…