Prayer
The Mystery of Divine Mercy

The Mystery of Divine Mercy

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz I once stepped into a small synagogue in Jerusalem to sit down and say some psalms. I found an out-of-the-way corner hidden behind a shelf of books and began to recite silently. I was up to Psalm 41 when the door...

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The Power of the Process

The Power of the Process

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz King David has so many challenges and so many requests in the Book of Psalms that it is sometimes difficult to focus on the message he is trying to give over. This morning, I was reading Psalm 40 and, being a...

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How Often Do You Speak to God?

How Often Do You Speak to God?

By Rabbi Avi Baumol God, do not punish me in anger, do not chastise me in fury. (Psalms 6:2) God. With this word David begins the prayer of Psalm six.  There is no confusion, no poetic or artistic license.  The author makes his intentions...

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Sukkot’s Joyous Judgment Day

Sukkot’s Joyous Judgment Day

According to Jewish tradition, Sukkot is one of four Judgment Days during the year, and on the festival, God determines the world’s water allocation for the coming year. In ancient times, life and death hinged directly on the amount of...

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