A Prayer fo Safety and Security
May the One who blessed our ancestors, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah, bless the residents of the State of Israel who live under the constant threat of destructive missiles. May the Holy One strengthen their hearts and their endurance during this crisis and at all times.
May it be the will of the Almighty, to imbue wisdom in the hearts of all leaders of the State of Israel, so that they will direct this national conflict with wisdom, insight and understanding. God of hosts, sovereign of peace, protect the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces serving on land, in the air and at sea, on the front and in the rear – and all the forces of defense and rescue. Save them, God, from all trouble, distress and malady, and give them blessing and success in all their endeavours. May they go out in peace and return to their homes for life and peace.
Avinu sh’ba’shamayim, bring peace to the land and establish amongst us, speedily in our days, the vision of the prophet Mikhah: “And each person shall sit under his vine and fig tree, and no one shall make them afraid, because the mouth of the Lord of hosts has spoken (4:4)”. Spread your sukkah of peace over all the residents of your land and safeguard the innocents of all people, so that all will enjoy your blessing of shalom.
Adapted from a prayer composed by Rabbi Simcha Roth, Masorti Movement, Rabbinical Assembly of Israel
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