On the two-year anniversary of the Pittsburg shooting, we memorialize the victims of this massacre, holding sacred the tree of life in each of us. We pray that people stop prioritizing some lives over others and that hatred in all of its forms ceases.
We have been answered: The month of Heshvan and the Transition out of High Holiday Mode
Elizabeth reflects on events that have transpired since Simhat Torah and the end of the High Holy Day season. As snow falls to the ground in Spokane today, Elizabeth describes the last days of the Fall, offers gratitude for the gifts we have accumulated over the last months, and imagines, with vibrant hope, a winter that will quickly yield to Spring in which a Passover exodus coincides with a new vaccine.
Hineni.Space posts brief daily offerings (Elul meditations, reflections, poetry, and melodies). There is a tradition to hear the shofar every day of the month of Elul and to recite the verses of Psalm 27.