Shabbat Vayera

Rabbi Yael Werber on finding hope in music, and in each other, in moments when words fail us.

Rabbi Werber: “Music can transport us to a place beyond our own words.”

Hope is essential in this time, Rabbi Werber said, when we are “hoping and praying for a peaceful future together with Palestinians, with innocent lives saved, and however tiny our spark of hope is in this moment… we must try and share it.”

Rabbi Yael Werber delivered this drashah at Kabbalat Shabbat services on Friday, November 3 2023 / 19 Cheshvan 5784.

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