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Kumi Lach Rayati

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 9 Dec 2015 This recording and a version of this article were published on Ritual Well (USA) as ‘Arise, my love‘. I wrote this song in the same week that I wrote Libavtini achoti

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Making music holy (Oxford CCJ)

(Interfaith) Making music holy: connecting prayer, text and music – free talk with live musical illustrations, by Jewish composer and singer Alexander Massey (Oxford) – for Oxford Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) – 14 March, 7.30pm – Harris Manchester

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Libavtini achoti chalah – ‘You have ravished my heart, my sister’

Composition and audio © Alexander Massey 9 Dec 2015 This recording and a version of this article were published on Ritual Well (USA) as ‘You have ravished my heart, my sister‘. Where in the Tanach can we find a text

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Yom HaShoah with Oxford Unitarians

Excerpts from: ‘A CCJ Branch in a Global Centre of Learning Excellence’ in Common Ground, Summer 2014, Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) “A memorable service on Holocaust Memorial Day, was led for us by the Revd. Peter Hewis, a

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‘I was pricked by Thornflower’s message of love’ (Oxford Mail)

Katherine Shock: ‘I was pricked by Thornflower’s message of love’ – article in the Oxford Mail – read here  

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Holy Mountain (Ps 87)

Composition, lyrics and audio © Alexander Massey, 14 June 2012 At first glance, Psalm 87 appears to be quite disjointed, with no clear emotional or theological point to make. While a line from it was used by John Newton in 1779

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