Ki Anu Amekha

Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

Metaphors of Us and God

Join Elie Kaunfer and the Singing Communities Intensive 2014 participants exploring the meaning of the prayer so common to our High Holiday liturgy, Ki Anu Amekha ("Because we are Your people"). Ki Anu Amekha is an attempt to characterize our relationship with God. What animates the metaphors in this poem? How might we think about our relationship with God differently by uncovering the source of these descriptions?