Discover the spiritual meaning in Judaism's major life cycle moments. Understand, create and enter wholeheartedly into Jewish life cycle ceremonies, preparatory practice, and celebrations. More than just how-to, Rabbi Goldie Milgram guides you in making your Jewish rites come alive with meaning, beauty and with lasting impact on you, your friends and family. She takes you beyond rote rites--beyond just surviving--and directly into accessing Jewish rites of passage as a force for thriving.
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With careful attention to both traditional and ¬emerging practices across the full spectrum of Jewish life, Rabbi Milgram examines:
* Jewish Weddings, Traditional and Inclusive Rites
* Welcoming a New Baby and Raising a Healthy Jewish Child
* Meaningful, Memorable Adolescent and Adult Bar/Bat Mitzvah
* Ritual Support for Many Stages of Adulthood
* Jewish Rituals for When Relationships End
* Jewish Approaches to Dying, Death, Burial, Mourning and Remembering
"Rabbi Milgram's `recipes' for accessing a more visceral Judaism are clear enough for those new to Jewish practice and deep and fresh enough to challenge old timers."
--Vanessa L. Ochs, Ida and Nathan Kolodiz Director of Jewish Studies, University of Virginia; author, The Jewish Dream Book: The Key to Opening the Inner Meaning of Your Dreams
"An outstanding introduction to Judaism and spiritual practice. It is useful not only for newcomers but also for those who are knowledgeable about the faith and want to deepen their understanding."
--Nan Fink Gefen, author, Discovering Jewish Meditation: Instruction and Guidance for Learning an Ancient Spiritual Practice
"The Jewish education you might have wished for--rich in meaning, relevance and spirituality. Reb Goldie is a skillful guide into the heart of Judaism."
--Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, author, First Steps to a New Jewish Spirit: Reb Zalman's Guide to Recapturing the Intimacy and Ecstasy in Your Relationship with God
"Reverent, playful and inquisitive ... full of personal encounters with the holiness of Jewish ways of being. Its exercises for infusing Jewish life with presence and spirit are a great fitness plan for anyone seeking meaning in Jewish practice."
--Rabbi Jill Hammer, author, Sisters at Sinai: New Tales of Biblical Women
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