The dissolution of a relationship is heartbreaking. Years of shared love and commitment can turn to bitterness and acrimony. Even friendly separations generate feelings of sorrow and loss. We offer rituals that address these emotions. These ceremonies also remedy the male-female power imbalance inherent in the traditional Jewish divorce procedure.
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. Recently, I led a Sunday morning brunch at Woodstock...