Our sanctuary address: 17500 Burbank Boulevard, Encino, CA 91316 Our mailing address: P.O. Box 5086, West Hills, CA 91307 Telephone: (818) 658-1800 Email: makomohrshalominfo@gmail.com
Reb Zalman’s Prayer for Makom Ohr Shalom To you good people of Makom Ohr Shalom, I want to say that I miss you; I miss the davening with you, I miss the singing with you, I miss the joy that you generate. Even in the places where things are solemn and profound, there you are with your joy and with your delight! And for Makom Ohr Shalom, I want to offer a blessing to bring down min hashamayim [from the Heavens] that there should be an increase in membership to carry on this wonderful, holy work you are engaged in. That you be blessed with a building that will suit you, and be right for you, and be able to hold all the many people who will flock to you for Shabatot and Yamim Tovim [holidays), and for study sessions. And may you have the members and the budget that will allow for that… So I pray for you: “For all those who work for the needs of the community in faithfulness, may the Holy One reward them, heal them, forgive their sins, prosper the work of their hands, and send blessings upon them and upon all their brothers and sisters of the people Israel. Amen.”
Reb Zalman
Sim Shalom (liturgy) Grant peace, goodness and blessing, graciousness, loving kindness and compasssion upon us and all Your people Israel.
Mi Shebeirach (Lyrics by Debbie Friedman & Drorah Setel, based on traditional Jewish prayer for healing) Mi Shebeirach avoteinu, mechor habrachah l’imoteinu May the Source of Strength, who blessed the ones before us, Help us find the courage to make our lives a blessing, And let us say, Amen. Mi Shebeirach imoteinu, mechor habrachah l’avoteinu Bless those in need of healing with refuah shleimah The renewal of body, the renewal of spirit, And let us say, Amen. An Alternative Prayer for Healing (Amidah) Heal us, Adonai, and we shall be healed. Help us and save us for You are our song. Grant perfect healing for all our afflictions.