Welcoming & Raising Children

We greet each child with affection and joy. Every baby comes to us full of promise and potential. As parents, we are privileged to welcome them into our families, our communities and the embrace of the Jewish people. Raising children to adulthood, we encounter many milestones along the way. Children are weaned, lose their teeth, and start school. Some get their driver’s licenses and eventually leave home for good. Here are rituals for welcoming children and for celebrating the milestones on their paths to adulthood.

Jewish Lifecycles Animated

By G-dcast
Ritualwell is excited to partner with G-dcast on their new Lifecycle Series: a collection of animated shorts and personal stories about milestones in the Jewish tradition. From giving birth, to...  more
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Ceremony for Completion of a Family

Conceived by Rabbi Noam Katz and Jaime Walman, performed by Rabbi Stephen Wise, with contributions from Miriam Shuval
A ceremony that involves adding spices to a blessing filled spice box to mark the welcoming of their third child and to mark the completion of their family.   more
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