Doxie Dash

Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healing

A project in Jerusalem, Israel by Alden Solovy

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New prayers, spiritual poetry and meditations, from my heart to your heart, for people of all faiths.
Backers: 209
Average Pledge Per Backer: $65

Funded: $13,600 of $12,000
Dates: Oct 6th -> Nov 5th (31 days)
Project By: Alden Solovy
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Latest News

A Quick Status Report

October 31st - via:
The front and back covers are now done. Mayapria, the book designer, selected a blue background for the back cover that matches the blue type on the front. It’s handsome. As soon as I receive the electronic files, either later today or tomorrow,... (Read More)

Thank You! Let's Celebrate with Prayer and Song

October 26th - via:
Wow! What a weekend. On Saturday, your combined pledges surpassed my goal. Yes, we hit it. Thank you. I appreciate your dedication, your help and your support. Now I’m full speed ahead on finishing the book. To celebrate reaching the goal, my... (Read More)

Design Decisions and an Inside Look at the Video

October 24th - via:
More exciting news: my designer Mayapria has begun to finalize the cover. We picked a crème color stock to match the cover and because it’s softer on the eye. The paper is a slightly heavier weight which should make the book more enjoyable to hold... (Read More)

Thank You Prayer

October 20th - via:
To open the “Acknowledgements” in the book, I wrote a thank you prayer for the people who helped make this possible. While reading the page proofs, it occurred to me that my Kickstarter supporters are critical to making this possible, so I added... (Read More)

Great Day for Writing Prayers

October 16th - via:
Hi Kickstarter Friends Yesterday was a great day for writing new prayers. There are now four new prayers of hope and praise in my notebook, as well as three for healing. I usually share my prayers first on my website, Here’s a... (Read More)

In My Apartment, Reading a Prayer

October 13th - via:
Here’s a look at the office/study in my apartment in Jerusalem. On this video I read “For Bereaved Children,” the prayer that I wrote for my daughters after Ami z"l died. This is the prayer that became a turning point for me as a liturgist. It... (Read More)

Checking Pages

October 9th - via:
I’ve received a second round of page proofs and will be working on them today. Jewish Prayers of Hope and Healing will be a 5” x 7” soft back in order to make it easy to carry and to take the book along wherever you might need it. Creating... (Read More)

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