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A Blessing for a First Sexual Experience

By Rabbi Rona Shapiro
Although Judaism offers myriad blessings for every event, there has traditionally been no way to mark one's first sexual experience. The author discusses the need for such a blessing and offers a possibility.   more
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Ingredients of Prayer: Writing Contemporary Liturgy

What makes a prayer a prayer? What are the varieties of ways to encounter prayer in our daily lives and make it our own? How do I write my own prayers? Join acclaimed liturgist Alden Solovy in a playful and inquisitive exploration of the ingredients of prayer. Connect with other seekers and write your own prayers in a safe and supportive environment. Classes meet online through Zoom and begin October 16th. All are welcome!

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