A Passover Prayer for Health

Three times a day we recite the the eighth blessing in the Amida praying that all Israel be healed. The language is very specific. It says “Rofay kol amo yisrael” (…all of His nation…) rather than, for example, “Rofay cholay amo yisrael” (….those who are ill among His nation….). It’s customary here to quietly recite, or at least think, the names of close family members, then friends, leaders and other among the Jewish people who suffer illness or injury, praying for God’s direct aid in their healing. However, […]

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