During maariv - the evening services - we recite the הַַשְׁכִּיבֵנוּ prayer, seeking Hashem's protection via a Sukkah of Peace (סֻכַּת שְׁלוֹמֶךָ).
This tefillah is as relevant as ever during coronavirus times, as we beg on a nightly basis for safety from plagues, among other calamities.
This prayer is most appropriate during the Sukkot holiday, as its calls for G-d's protective Sukkah of Peace, similar to the temporary and tentative – yet secure and protective – nature of our own sukkahs where we dwell during Chag Sukkot.
This prayer has a positive outlook, full of hope and security. We pray for Hashem to protect us and bring us everlasting peace and safety.
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