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An anecdote on creating a ritual for a man reconnecting with his stillborn son years after his loss

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A ceremony incorporating psalms, prayers and comforting support
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Praying for healing after the devastating loss of a pregnancy

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Description by a mother of her six-year-old son’s response to the death of his stillborn brother

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A ritual divided into three parts: Mourning the Loss, Choosing Life Again, and Communal Support and Blessings

A Grieving Ritual Following Miscarriage or Stillbirth

A personal account describing the author’s experience of losing a baby before rituals were developed to encourage mourning

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A mourning ceremony for twins who died before birth

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The Reconstructionist Network

Light the World: A Nia Dance Party for Hanukkah

Welcome Hanukkah through the Nia movement practice. We’ll kindle our unique candles to music by Jewish singers, followed by prompts for reflection and writing. Nia is adaptable to individual needs and abilities. Move with us on December 7, 2023.

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