Sanctifying Intimate Relationships

Intimate relationships bring two people together in a unique emotional and physical connection. This is something to celebrate, whether through the public festivity of a wedding, or in the private reflection of immersion in the mikveh. Sanctifying our intimate relationships elevates these unions and gives them a context of meaning and joy.

In the Covenant of Whom?

By Sarah Barasch-Hagans
I was staring at my computer screen and trying to decide what in the Jewish wedding I think is particularly Jewish and what might be universal ...   more
Blog Post

Tags: ketubah, LGBTIQ

Evolving Vows

By Rabbi Jaimee Shalhevet and Rabbi Helayne Shalhevet
Language for ring exchange that recognizes ever-evolving laws of Moses   more
Ritual Component

Tags: vows

Modern Betrothal Blessing

By Rabbi Jaimee Shalhevet and Rabbi Helayne Shalhevet
Revamping the traditional betrothal blessing to move away from the language of forbidden relationships   more
Ritual Component

Tags: erusin