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Milestone Birthdays

Birthday cake and presents are fun, but ritual adds meaning and depth to milestone birthday celebrations as we express gratitude and blessings for another year lived.

At 33, While Buying Bathing Suits

By Adrienne Ross
A poem in which a daughter reflects on her mother's and her mother's friends' comfort in their aging bodies in contrast to her own struggle to accept herself   more

Birthdays, Jewishly

By Lisa Farber Miller and Sandra Widener
An article about the meaning of birthdays in Jewish tradition and how to make birthdays more meaningful, Jewishly   more