rituals

A Funeral for a Friend

In my second year of rabbinic school, I was asked to officiate at the funeral of a friend’s dog. I ...

Saying Goodbye To The House That Became A Home

When a person moves to a new house, there are rituals, of sorts, that celebrate the milestone. We hang a ...

What Makes a Home “Southern and Jewish”?

What makes our home Southern and Jewish?  If you were blindfolded and brought into my home, it wouldn’t take you ...