Reading ‘Opening Your He...

Jul 23, 2020 by

Read the same psalm every day for fifty days?The same one we read last year? Using the same book and the same practice?Yes. Yes....

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Clean Hands Carry Blessings

Mar 15, 2020 by

Our Jewish tradition has long guided us to turn to the Book of Psalms at times of challenge and at the same time to engage with these...

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Written in “Just Five Minutes”...

Sep 18, 2019 by

A reflection by Rabbi Barry H. Block on working through Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27: A Spiritual Practice for the Jewish New...

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Sacred Practices with Psalm 27

Aug 28, 2019 by

These 50 days from the first of Elul to the end of Sukkot and the celebration of Simchat Torah can be overwhelming for clergy, with...

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Psalm 27:4 In God’s [Not...

Aug 8, 2019 by

I wrote the draft of what would come to be a Reflection for Focus in my book, Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27, “In...

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Opening My Heart with Psalm 27

Jul 22, 2019 by

Some say there is a distinction for some between being an author and being a writer–authors write books and writers,...

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Psalm 27: Music and Spirituali...

Jun 25, 2019 by

In anticipation of the release of CCAR Press’s forthcoming publication, Opening Your Heart with Psalm 27 by Rabbi Debra Robbins, we...

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Psalm 27: My ‘Go To’ Spiritual...

Jun 11, 2019 by

Author’s Note: This essay is dedicated to the memory of Angela Gold, z”l, whose neshama and harmonies blessed everyone she met. I...

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