A curious feature of the poetry of this prayer hints at a key component of the quest for happiness.
This famous psalm is read on the eve of Tisha B'Av and sets the tone for an emotionally challenging holiday.
The capacity to resist the injustice of the world is present with us every day.
The prefatory verse of the Amidah reminds us that while prayer is mostly written in the language of 'we,' it yearns to be experienced in the language of 'I.'
These "verses of praise" seek to reorient us away from egocentrism.
The final chapter of the Book of Psalms calls for a symphony of horns, drums, lyres and more.
These are among Judaism’s most comforting words.
What if there is no valley of the shadow of death?
These 150 Hebrew poems are central to Jewish prayer and the inspiration for countless forms of creative expression in Western culture.