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A Ritual and Prayer Upon Adopting and Naming a Pet

"Help us strive to meet their needs with love"

Grieving the Loss of a Pet

An article about ways of dealing with the loss of a pet in a Jewish way

Passing of a Beloved Pet

A prayer to say upon the death of a beloved pet

For a Critically-Ill Pet

Prayer for a sick pet

Saying Good-bye to a Beloved Pet

A short ceremony for acting on the decision to put a beloved pet to sleep

Ritual for Adopting a Pet

Based on the NACAC (North American Council on Adoptable Children) candle-lighting ceremony

Creating a Ritual for the Loss of a Companion Animal

A guide for creating one’s own ritual for saying goodbye to a companion animal

Blessing of the Animals

A Hillula for Rav Kook celebrating the role of animals in our lives

Eight Meditations for Hanukkah

A series of eight mindfulness meditations for each day of Hanukkah

Burial Service for an Animal Companion

Rituals for burial, with suggestions for additional ways of memorializing and remembering

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Count On Telling Your Story: A Ritualwell In-Person Immersion

Join us for Count On Telling Your Story: A Ritualwell In-Person Immersion on Sunday, June 9th. Mix and mingle with old and new friends, enjoy delicious kosher-vegetarian food and engage in a variety of creative, thought-provoking sessions exploring rituals, writing, and art.

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