Category: Graduation

Communal Acts of Private Intimacy: A Review of Trisha Arlin’s Place Yourself
By Alden Solovy
January 7, 2019
Like the liturgists of old, Arlin’s work troubles us where we are too comfortable and comforts us when we are troubled
Design Your Own Ritual with a Little Help from a Rabbi
By Rabbi Kami Knapp
August 2, 2017
Ritual helps us pay attention. From the joy of a recovery to the grief of a funeral, ritual helps us inhabit the breadth of human experience.
Saying Goodbye in the Jewish Tradition
By Kami Knapp
May 30, 2017
Is a ritual for saying goodbye to a sacred text appropriate for saying goodbye to people?
When the Finish Line Becomes a Milestone
By Emily Goldberg
May 29, 2013
The tassel on my graduation hat that upgrades me to “graduate” status fails to display the very core of my education: the journey.
The Odds Are
By Ariel Warmflash
June 7, 2012
I’m not good at transitions, but there is comfort in knowing that even when things are “new-ish,” I never really have to go through them alone. 

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