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Leaving Home

When children leave home, both parents and children experience mixed emotions. Parents may feel satisfaction that their children have attained the maturity and competence to venture out, even as they regret the emptiness they feel. Children may feel excitement and trepidation about embarking independently and also sadness as they leave their childhood home. Rituals such as those offered here can help everyone through this complex experience.

A Ritual of Sending Challah to Kids in College

Sheri Lindner
Although I always seem to pick the hottest day of summer, it is a ritual whose heat and aroma wraps me in serenity, like the fine silk of a tallit. Although I always seem to pick the hottest day...  more
Blog Post | August 8, 2017

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Saying Goodbye in the Jewish Tradition

By Kami Knapp
Is a ritual for saying goodbye to a sacred text appropriate for saying goodbye to people? Jewish tradition and the Hebrew language have many ways for saying goodbye: Shalom Shalom Aleykhem L’...  more
Blog Post | May 30, 2017

Goodbye Ritual

By Kami Knapp
A ritual for saying goodbye to a sacred text or person   more
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