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Covenant & Naming Rituals

Historically, Jewish people have formally welcomed boys into the covenant with God, marking the occasion with celebration and circumcision. The birth of a girl was met with joy, but no ritual or communal celebration. We offer a variety of ways to formally welcome both girls and boys. You’ll also find naming rituals and blessings for parents, grandparents and children.

Baby Naming 101

Learn the basics of a Jewish baby naming or covenant ceremony, with sample rituals to get you started!   more
Learn the Basics

Welcome Prayer II

By Women's League of Conservative Judaism
A slightly longer version of the traditional blessing for welcoming a baby at a babynaming ceremony   more
Prayer

Tags: welcoming, naming

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