May we pray together for all innocents who have been injured or killed by violence in the land
of Israel and elsewhere be they the children of Arab or Jew, enemy, friend, or stranger.
May the hearts of all who know anger and hatred be softened. Help them instead to find
forgiveness, mercy and love toward themselves and for all others.
May we keep hope alive that the children of Isaac and Ishmael and all the earth's people may yet
embrace in reconciliation and learn to live together in peace, harmony, and love. May all share
equally in their parents' birthright in Israel and elsewhere.
May we all come to know in our hearts that we do not own the land but hold it in sacred trust for
May we also not forget our responsibility to, and ultimate unity with, other creatures in the web of
life no matter how small or great. May we remember that when any one of us is hurt, all are
May all hatred be washed away and may we turn our hearts to Tikkun or healing. May we
bequeath to all our children and future descendents in Israel and elsewhere, a land unscarred by
violence and pollution. May they know peace and love and live in harmony with the land and
with each other.