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Shiva service with humanist language

Humanistic Shiva Service

“May the lingering glow of our loved one’s soul guide us…”

Shedding a New Light: A Service for Lighting the Shiva Candle

A poem on transforming mourning into dancing

Mourning to Dancing

Caring for the body before a Jewish funeral

screenshot of video, jewish mourning rituals: caring for the body

Watch the video to learn more about specific Jewish mourning practices and how to be there for your friends and family.


A poem for a yizkor or memorial service. When we remember our loved ones, we inscribe them upon the pages of our memory and they live on in us.

A poem for shiva seeking comfort after a difficult loss
cup of tea with cookies and tulips

A prayer to be said before lighting the shiva candle

Prayer for Lighting the Shiva Candle

The Reconstructionist Network

Liturgy Writing for Prayer Leaders

This immersion is for prayer leaders who have some experience writing prayers and want to receive feedback and hone their skills as liturgists in a supportive environment.

Six sessions, starting May 24th

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