Poetry & Meditation

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Disclaimer: These pages contain only a sampling of the articles, poems and sermons by Rabbi Harold M. Schulweis (z”L), who came to Valley Beth Shalom in 1970. Some of the material in these pages is listed with the date at which the material was posted on a Valley Beth Shalom website, not the date the material originated. The Harold M. Schulweis Institute contains the world’s largest collection of Rabbi Schulweis’ material legacy and provides capability for an accurate search of the full archive by date.

A Prayer Before I Pray

Meditations by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Above All, Teach this Newborn Child

Birth/Brith by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Brith Covenant on the Eighth Day

Birth/Brith by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Cleft on the Upper Lip

Birth/Brith by Harold M. Schulweis

 

From Where Did You Come?

Birth/Brith by Harold M. Schulweis

 

In My Arms

In My Arms by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Not Where But When

Birth/Brith by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Parents at a Birth

Birth/Brith by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Whose am I?

Birth/Brith by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Bar-Bat Mitzvah

Bar/Bat Mitzvah by Harold M. Schulweis

 

The Birth of Conscience

Bar/Bat Mitzvah by Harold M. Schulweis

 

A Parent's Dream

Bar/Bat Mitzvah by Harold M. Schulweis

 

My Grandson's Bar Mitzvah

Bar/Bat Mitzvah by Harold M. Schulweis

 

A Parent's Perspective

Bar/Bat Mitzvah by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Reflections of a Parent

Bar/Bat Mitzvah by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Reflections of a Bar/Bat Mitzvah: The Day After

Bat/Bat Mitzvah by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Bride and Groom

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Marriage the Great Choice

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Mirror Eyes

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

 

The Glass is Broken

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Twoness

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Wine, Canopy, Ring and Glass

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Yet (For Malka)

The Wedding by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Based on Psalm 77

In Sickness and Health by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Healing Insights

In Sickness and Health by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Mi Shebeirach

In Sickness and Health by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Nature Pursues its Own Course

In Sickness and Health by Harold M. Schulweis

 

On the Miracle of Recovery

In Sickness and Health by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Post Operative Prayer

In Sickness and Health by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Alone Together

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Bitter - Sweet: In the Memory of a Child

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Comforting the Comforters

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Consolation

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Death and Free Choice

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Eulogy for One Remembered

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Fear of Death

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

For Those Beloved Who Survive Me

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Graveside Reflections

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Holding on and Letting go

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

How to Mourn

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

It is Never Too Late

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Krieh - Tearing the Cloth

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Life and Death

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Returning from the Funeral

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Sanctified Mourning

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Sculpting Memory

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Strange Envy

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

The Shiva Candle is Lit

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Where is Grandma?

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

The Yahrzeit Glass

Mourning by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Between

Godliness and Immortality by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Elohim and Adonai: Genesis I and Genesis II

Godliness and Immortality by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Elohim - Adonai

Godliness and Immortality by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Who Are They To Me?

Godliness and Immortality by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Godliness

Godliness and Immortality by Harold M. Schulweis

 

Touch My Heart

Godliness and Immortality by Harold M. Schulweis