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Pftd: Neuberger 2020

six mornings this week (saturday 25th, and monday 27th to friday 31st), 5.43-5.45am, on bbc radio 4 

prayer for the day by rabbi julia neuberger 

1. for keeping us alive, keeping us going, and allowing us to reach this time 

2. may we cherish those memories, so that something is left of those who were murdered so cruelly

3. behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!





Pftd: Wittenberg 22-28/6/2019

every morning next week (saturday 22nd and monday 24th to friday 28th), 5.43-5.45am, on bbc radio 4

prayer for the day, by rabbi jonathan wittenberg

1. “God, strengthen with your spirit those feelings which lie deeper in us than envy and hate: wonder love and awe.”

2. “God, give us the wisdom to learn from history.”

3. “God, help us appreciate the value of everyday goodness and kindness.”

4. “God, make us faithful custodians of your sacred flame.”

5. “God, renew our commitment to the United Nations’ vision, of peace understanding and justice.”

6. “God, deepen our capacity to listen from the heart.”

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