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Welcoming Guests: Ushpizin / Ushpizot

Sukkot is associated with hospitality. We welcome guests into our sukkah; we appreciate the beauty of our friends’ sukkot and the meals they serve us there. We also invite ushpizin—imaginary honored guests, traditionally in the form of iconic male biblical characters. We suggest expanding your guest list to include women, portrayals of Jewish heroes, or people who have taught you lessons about hospitality.

Ushpizin: Come on In

by Lori Lefkovitz, Ph.D.
Ushpizin connects us to all our ancestors, real and imagined...   more
Blog Post | October 11, 2011

Welcoming Women into the Sukkah

Ushpizot, inviting biblical prophetesses into the sukkah, is a new ritual based in tradition. Ma'yan has designed a beautiful poster to enhance your sukkah.   more
Ritual Component

Ushpizot

By By Rabbis Margot Stein and Yael Ridberg
An invitation to our biblical mothers and other Jewish women to join us in the sukkah   more
Complete Ceremony

Seven Ushpizot

By Reba Connell
An invitation to our biblical mothers and other Jewish women to join us in the sukkah   more
Complete Ceremony

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Hanukkah Sale!

Welcome the holiday of lights and support Jewish artists with your purchase of these unique Jewish products! Your purchase also helps to support the work of Ritualwell. Hag Sameakh!

10% off the following items, now through Dec. 20th

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Ritualwell Simkhah Cards
Greeting cards for any celebration featuring vibrant hamsa design

Malachim Jewish Angel Cards
Each of these beautiful artistic cards features a blessing

Evil Eye Ward Amulet
Kabbalistic good luck charm

Jewish Kids Blessing Art
Handmade watercolor painting with children’s blessing

The Four Angels Fine Art Print
Invoke the protective power of angels with this stunning print