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Jewish Grieving for a Non-Jewish Relative

By Erika Davis
I woke up suddenly in the wee hours of the morning on March 5, 2014. It wasn’t my alarm that had woken me or my cell phone, which was next to my head and on vibrate. It was a feeling.  I believe... [more]

#ReimagineLoss Twitter Chat Archive

By Ritualwell
This past Friday afternoon, we hosted the third in our series of #ReimagineRitual Twitter chats, this one on #ReimagineLoss. We discussed ways to remagine Jewish mourning rituals, touching on... [more]

Creating a New, More Inclusive World

By Rabbi Michelle Greenfield
At the end of Shabbat, after saying the havdalah blessings, it is traditional to sing Eliyahu HaNavi, hoping for and dreaming of the day when Elijah will come and usher in the messianic age. We... [more]

Pokeakh Ivrim: Opening our Minds to New Forms of Inclusion

By Lauren Tuchman
Typically when we think of access in general and in Jewish community specifically, we first default to thinking about physical access—is the bimah accessible? Do we have sign language interpretation... [more]

#ReimagineDisability in the Jewish Community

By Ritualwell
This past Friday afternoon, while Twitter experienced a "glut" of tweets recognizing #NationalDonutDay, @Ritualwell had a slightly different agenda. We hosted the second in our series of #... [more]

Beginning to #ReimagineRitual

Reimagining and Reflecting
At Ritualwell, we see our site not just as a place to collect innovative Jewish ritual, but also as a place to reflect on its process. In that spirit, we are taking time to reflect on a project we... [more]

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