אִמְרוּ, בְּנֵי אֱלֹהִים, בַּמָּה / אֶתֵּן לְפוֹעֲלִי חֶסֶד? וְאִם אֲנִי מִכֶּם – מַה / לִּבְנֵי שְׁאוֹל וְלִי בִּינִי, נְוַת אֱמוּנוֹת,…
In his short poem “Before My Soul Existed”, Abraham ibn Ezra reflects on faith, failure, and seeking the joy and light of the Divine.
Abraham ibn Ezra offers a beautiful paraphrase of Moses’ final blessing for the Israelites as a whole – and perhaps for us.
In the poem Ha’azinu, Moses describes God as a hovering eagle, echoing an earlier decription of God hovering.
Abraham ibn Ezra’s liturgical poem Emet, El Emet Atah offers a beautiful meditation on his – and perhaps our – relationship with the divine.