Alden Solovy is the Liturgist-in-Residence at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. A liturgist, poet, and educator, his teaching spans from Jerusalem to the UK to synagogues throughout North America. He's the author of five books of modern t'fillot, having written nearly 850 pieces of liturgy. His new book, "This Precious Life: Encountering the Divine with Poetry and Prayer," scheduled for release later this year, is the final installment in his 'Grateful, Joyous, Precious' trilogy. His work is anthologized in 15 volumes of prayers and meditations Alden made aliyah in 2012. Read his work at www.ToBendLight.com.