Selected Works

Prayer Books
A completely new translation and commentary of the Shabbat and Festival siddur, with contemporary readings and kavanot throughout.
A traditional High Holiday prayer book with commentary and contemporary readings.
Bible and Theology
Recaptures the power and immediacy of psalms, showing how these poems can speak to us again.
Exploring theological reactions to tragedy and rebirth in Jewish history and today.

Hope in this Season

September 23, 2013

Tags: Psalms

From the beginning of the month of Elul until the end of Succot, we recite Psalm 27. Why this Psalm? It doesn't speak at all of sin and repentance -- a common liturgical theme of the High Holidays. Instead as we enter the new year, the psalm speaks of hope. Read more at The Jewish Week.

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