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Kos Miryam: The Cup of Miriam

By Matia Rania Angelou
In our ceremony for Passover, we focused on the redemptive properties of the living waters rather than on   more

Prepare for Passover with Ritualwell

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.
Check out our Passover resources and you will find a wide variety of readings, songs, and poems.  And, as  you prepare for your seder, please remember to share your materials with us.    more

Soundtracks for Purim: Part Deux

by Rabbis Joshua Boettiger and Benjamin Weiner
What music might best serve as a soundtrack to this year’s Purim experience? Join our humorous debate!   more

What would Queen Esther say?

by Rabbi Roni Handler
This year Purim falls on International Women's Day. What would our Purim heroines think about the rights and roles of women in today's world?   more

Are We Having Fun Yet?

by Rabbi Deborah Glanzberg-Krainin, Ph.D.
Over the last several years my relationship to Purim has changed. I have come to appreciate the invitation to simply be happy and to play with convention in a contained and bounded way.   more

The Promise of Spring

Everything you add to our site increases the resources available to like minded people searching for innovative Jewish ritual to mark meaningful occasions. We are grateful to those of you have...  more

Outdoor Rituals For Tu B'shevat

By Sarah Chandler
In honor of Tu B'shevat, we are happy to offer this piece from our friends at Isabella Freedman. On behalf of the Ritualwell team, we wish you a joyous and fruitful New Year of the Trees!   more

Ahavat Olam, Indeed!

On Rosh Hashanah L’ilanot, the New Year of the Trees, the trees and the Tree of Life are judged for another year of fertility or not—just like human beings are judged on Rosh Hashanah.   more

Farm to Freezer

by Rabbi Roni Handler
While winter may not seem like the most obvious time to appreciate the abundance that comes forth from our land, I find myself particularly attuned to the rewards that can be gleaned through proper...  more

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