According to the Mishna, the ten plagues we read about in the Haggadah at Passover lasted one year. That year, so long ago, was a tumultuous time of spiritual crisis, trial and transformation. So, this time we are experiencing, with the Coronavirus, is a difficult...

For all of us who are shut in during this difficult time, I am sharing an activity that is both ancient and relevant to our present situation.   Many of us will be celebrating Passover very differently this year, many by ourselves or with few others around...

Date & Time: April 8, 2020 Location: Online Cost: Free Description This unprecedented crisis is impacting religious observances. Some rules about supplies are being relaxed, according to this source. Is it permitted to use Zoom to celebrate Passover due to the pandemic? One source says yes. Details are here. Here is advice on how...

Please, our merciful and gracious God, let this be a time of mercy and good will before You. Show grace, compassion, and mercy to all of us: men, women, and children.   Save us from bad affliction, and in particular from the coronavirus, which is spreading throughout...

Below is a shortened version of a prayer by Rabbi Yitzchak Yosef, the Sephardi Chief Rabbi of Israel, along with a transliteration. English Translation: Please, our merciful and gracious God, let this be a time of mercy and good will before you. Show grace, compassion and mercy...

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]“Everything above and below is one unity.” (Baal Shem tov (1698-1760) Hasidic Mystic) How to Use This Week's Affirmation Healing comes when our soul is at peace. MAKOR's approach to spiritual healing is a simple 3-step process of affirmative prayer. Step 1:...

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