From Water to Water: A Conversion and a Taharah

By Ariana Katz
It was a week filled with water—starting with my partner Ever’s conversion to Judaism by immersion in the mikveh, the womb of the universe that moves us from one state of being to the other.    more

What Will We Seal?: Teshuvah in an Election Season

By David Ebenbach
Berosh hashanah yikatevun u've'yom tzom kippur yekhatemun. On Rosh Hashanah it is written, and on Yom Kippur it is sealed. Judaism believes in doors—or, in the metaphor of the High Holy Days, gates...  more

Mending Spirit: An Interview with D'vorah Horn

By Ritualwell
Ritualwell is excited to introduce a new series of interviews with Jewish artists on art and spirituality. Our first featured artist is D'vorah Horn. Learn more about Mending Spirit: Art for Healing...  more

JewBelong Guides for Rosh Hashanah

By Archie Gottesman
This probably isn’t breaking news, but there are plenty of Jews who don’t go to services on Rosh Hashanah for lots of different reasons.    more

Exploring the Soul in New Podcast "Kaddish"

By Ariana Katz
Here I was ... singing about the purity of souls with a room full of Reconstructionists: queers, gender outlaws, patrilineal Jews, and so many of us who are so used to being reminded that our souls are anything but.   more

Creating Ritual at Camp JRF

By Lori Rubin
I am blessed to go to Camp JRF each week to facilitate a Tikkun Olam Havayah (repairing the world experience). I bring to each eidah (unit) an issue in the world, a Jewish value that encompasses the...  more

Interview with By Your Side

By Ritualwell
As we enter the month of Av, which includes the holiday of Tisha b'Av, a day of mourning for communal tragedy, we are reminded of the power of ritual to sustain us during times of loss. However, for...  more