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Prepare for Passover with Ritualwell

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.

Check out our Passover resources and you will find a wide variety of readings, songs, and poems.  And, as  you prepare for your seder, please remember to share your materials with us. 

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Soundtracks for Purim: Part Deux

by Rabbis Rabbis Joshua Boettiger and Benjamin Weiner

What music might best serve as a soundtrack to this year’s Purim experience? Join our humorous debate!

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What would Queen Esther say?

by Rabbi Roni Handler

This year Purim falls on International Women's Day.  What would our Purim heroines think about the rights and roles of women in today's world?

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Are We Having Fun Yet?

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.

Over the last several years my relationship to Purim has changed. I have come to appreciate the invitation to simply be happy and to play with convention in a contained and bounded way.

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The Promise of Spring

Everything you add to our site increases the resources available to like minded people searching for innovative Jewish ritual to mark meaningful occasions. We are grateful to those of you have contributed, and encourage all of you to take part. 

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Outdoor Rituals For Tu Bishvat

by Sarah Chandler

In honor of Tu B'shevat, we are happy to offer this piece from our friends at Isabella Freedman.  On behalf of the Ritualwell team, we wish you a joyous and fruitful New Year of the Trees!

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Ahavat Olam, Indeed!

by Rabbi Margaret Holub

On Rosh Hashanah L’ilanot, the New Year of the Trees, the trees and the Tree of Life are judged for another year of fertility or not—just like human beings are judged on Rosh Hashanah.

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Farm to Freezer

by Rabbi Roni Handler

While winter may not seem like the most obvious time to appreciate the abundance that comes forth from our land, I find myself particularly attuned to the rewards that can be gleaned through proper planning and partnership with the land.

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