Living Jewish Life Cycle : How to Create Meaningful Jewish Rites of Passage at Every Stage of Life

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  • Copyright: 2009-01-31
  • Publisher: Jewish Lights Pub
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The spiritual tools you can use to infuse Jewish life cycle ceremonies with meaning, integrity and joy.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Tradition and Transition: The Evolution and Jewish Rites of Passagep. 1
Helping Holiness Happen: Jewish Weddings of Almost Every Kindp. 18
Loving and Leaving: Jewish Rituals and Practices for When Relationships Endp. 68
Babies: Longing, Breathing, Loss, Birth, and/or Adoption and Optionsp. 77
Belonging and Becoming: Ceremonies of Welcome, Naming, Covenant, and Blessingp. 106
Creating a Meaningful and Memorable Adult or Adolescent Bar/Bat Mitzvahp. 157
Expanding Jewish Ritual Support for the Many Stages of Adulthoodp. 190
Leaving Life: Dying, Death, Burial, Mourning, and Memorialp. 207
The Legacy of Your Footprint: Caring for the Environment on Your Special Dayp. 251
Glossaryp. 254
Suggestions for Further Reading and Learningp. 262
Acknowledgmentsp. 273
Indexp. 277
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