Haggadah Companion, My Second Book
December and January were fun. Copies of Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healingarrived in Jerusalem. I finished work on another book. I left Israel for three weeks in the... Read more
Touching Message / Project Update
The “Big Update:” I’m still anxiously awaiting the delivery of books to Israel. More on that in a minute.
Here’s a touching story. Last week the following comment appeared on... Read more
Hi Kickstarter Supporters
I received the printer’s proof of the book on Tuesday. It looks great. The cover image pops off of the page. The pages look quite nice, but... Read more
Good News and a Setback
There’s good news and a setback.
The Jerusalem Post wrote about the book on Friday, saying "the prayers in Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healingare soulful and meticulously... Read more
Thanks and Now What?
We did it! With your support, yesterday Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healingwas officially funded. Fantastic. Kickstarter has already sent an automated thank you note. Now I'm sending thanks... Read more
A Quick Status Report
The front and back covers are now done. Mayapria, the book designer, selected a blue background for the back cover that matches the blue type on the front. It’s handsome.... Read more
Thank You! Let's Celebrate with Prayer and Song
Wow! What a weekend. On Saturday, your combined pledges surpassed my goal. Yes, we hit it. Thank you. I appreciate your dedication, your help and your support. Now I’m full... Read more
Design Decisions and an Inside Look at the Video
More exciting news: my designer Mayapria has begun to finalize the cover. We picked a crème color stock to match the cover and because it’s softer on the eye. The... Read more
Thank You Prayer
To open the “Acknowledgements” in the book, I wrote a thank you prayer for the people who helped make this possible. While reading the page proofs, it occurred to me... Read more
Great Day for Writing Prayers
Hi Kickstarter Friends
Yesterday was a great day for writing new prayers. There are now four new prayers of hope and praise in my notebook, as well as three for... Read more
In My Apartment, Reading a Prayer
Here’s a look at the office/study in my apartment in Jerusalem. On this video I read “For Bereaved Children,” the prayer that I wrote for my daughters after Ami z"l... Read more
I’ve received a second round of page proofs and will be working on them today.
Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healing will be a 5” x 7” soft back in... Read more