Experiencing a child's wedding from a parent's perspective.
A practical guide to preparations for Jewish burial and mourning.
How can we age like Abraham and Sarah?
How the bride can give the groom a ring without halakhic (Jewish law) problems.
Envisioning ceremonies that respect modern gender roles and adhere strictly to tradition.
A new Jewish ritual for sending young people off to college.
The earliest phase of mourning, aninut, which occurs between death and burial, applies to immediate family members.
The Kaddish originated as an expression of praise to God following a learned discourse.
The Jewish tradition explains how converts are to mourn, whether a wedding should be postponed and the kohen's delimited relationship to the dead.
The daily prayer services in the mourner's home offer community and connection to those facing devastating loss.