Healing & Comfort
We invite you to send us the name(s) of loved one(s) who is/are facing the challenge of illness, accident, surgery or other health or a personal situation that we may support them, and you, by inclusion in our communal Mishaberach prayers on Shabbat morning. Please email rabbi at cbe dot org including the name(s) and relevant information, including how to contact you. In order to respect our members' privacy, please note that permission to recite a name is required from an immediate family member or the person named.
The Mishaberach prayer is one of the central Jewish prayers for those who are facing the challenge of illness or hardship. The prayer includes pleas for both physical and spiritual healing within the community of others facing illness. Traditionally, the Mishaberach is said in synagogue when the Torah is read. In modern times, the Mishaberach is often said by professional health caregivers, patients, and loved ones at various times during treatment and recovery from illness of all sorts.
v'Imoteinu: Sarah, Rivka, Rachel v'Leah,
Hu yivarekh virapei
et haholeh/haholah _____ ben/bat ______
HaKadosh Barukh Hu
yimalei rahamim alav/aleha,
V'yishlah lo/lah bim-hera
r'fu-at hanefesh u-r'fu-at hagoof,
b'tokh sh'ar holei Yisrael v’holei yoshvei tevel,
hashta ba'agalah u-vizman kariv,
Patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob,
Matriarchs Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel, and Leah
bless and heal the one who is ill:
__________ son/daughter of _________.
May the Holy Blessed One
overflow with compassion upon him/her,
to restore him/her,
to heal him/her,
to strengthen him/her,
to enliven him/her.
The One will send him/her, speedily,
a complete healing --
healing of the soul and healing of the body
along with all the ill,
among the people of Israel and all humankind,
soon, speedily, without delay,
and let us all say: Amen!