Honoring Our Animal Companions

Pets provide companionship and bring pleasure to our lives. For many of us, these are valuable relationships that add richness and texture to our days. These rituals recognize this special connection and instill holiness into the unique bond between us and our animal companions.

Blessing of the Animals

By Rabbi Joshua Snyder
A Hillula for Rav Kook celebrating the role of animals in our lives   more
Complete Ceremony

Ritual for Adopting a Pet

By Rabbi Joshua Snyder
Based on the NACAC (North American Council on Adoptable Children) candle-lighting ceremony   more
Complete Ceremony