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  • New Jewish Life Cycle and Transition Rituals

    In recent times, an assortment of life cycle rituals have been developed for individual and family transition important to the modern Jew. All are based on traditional elements and ceremonies whose enduring meaning are as powerful in these new settings as they are in their original ones.

    Date: 05-09-2012
  • Conservative Conundrum

    By Meri Phillips

    Growing up in a Conservative Jewish family, with intermarried parents, Meri never felt like she fully fit in. Now she's trying to find a religious home for her own family, and is torn by the Conservative movement's attitudes toward intermarriage.

    Date: 04-23-2013
  • The Alchemist: Or, How I Learned To Connect With My Jewish Roots

    By Dan Bindschedler

    How reading The Alchemist, ultimately a Christian text, helped him reconnect with his Jewish roots.

    Date: 05-27-2013
  • Derek Eretz MVP

    By Sara Davies

    What are the ethical and spiritual messages in Judaism? What are we supposed to learn? And who is Derek Eretz anyway?

    Date: 05-15-2013
  • Jewish Language Cheat Sheet

    For some, Judaism is a religion. For others, Judaism is a culture. For other still, it's both. And like many religions and cultures, there is language that goes with it.

    Date: 06-06-2012
  • Pluralistic Judaism

    By Rabbi Barbara Aiello

    Explaining a pluralistic approach to Judaism, including seven principles and examples found at a synagogue in Italy.

    Date: 06-14-2012
  • For Every Two Jews, There Are Three Perspectives

    By Joy Fields

    A humorous look at the many different customs, traditions and practices found in one small Jewish community.

    Date: 06-18-2012
  • The Yiddish (of My Grand) Momma

    By Wendy Armon

    Yiddish is more than just insults. History, explanations, and new words to use.

    Date: 07-01-2012
  • Tree of Life Song

    The song Tree of Life, with lyrics.

    Date: 10-25-2011
  • Shehechiyanu Blessing

    The Shehechiyanu blessing, with words and music.

    Date: 10-25-2011

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