A Prayer for Healing: The Misheberach

By William Cutter

Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute, June 2011

The author describes how Debbie Friedman understood the dual direction of the Misheberach prayer: as a prayer for divine intervention and also as a communal and public affirmation of hope -- binding people together in a sharing of each individual's particularity.

Topic: Prayer, Health and Healing, Music

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.41/no.681

Page Number(s): 4-5

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Cutter, William. A Prayer for Healing: The Misheberach. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Josh Rolnick, The Sh'ma Institute. June 2011: 4-5. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=11710


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