The Essence of Ritual

Why is it that rituals that were alive for our ancestors oftentimes don’t resonate with us? Rabbi Scott Perlo looks at the relationship between feeling, form, and content in our rituals today, and what they mean for that which we so lovingly call “tradition.”

Rabbi Scott Perlo is the rabbi of Romemu Brooklyn. He was previously a rabbi at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue and a rabbi-in-residence at Moishe House.

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