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Creating a New, More Inclusive World

By Rabbi Michelle Greenfield
At the end of Shabbat, after saying the havdalah blessings, it is traditional to sing Eliyahu HaNavi, hoping for and dreaming of the day when Elijah will come and usher in the messianic age. We... [more]

Pokeakh Ivrim: Opening our Minds to New Forms of Inclusion

By Lauren Tuchman
Typically when we think of access in general and in Jewish community specifically, we first default to thinking about physical access—is the bimah accessible? Do we have sign language interpretation... [more]

#ReimagineDisability in the Jewish Community

By Ritualwell
This past Friday afternoon, while Twitter experienced a "glut" of tweets recognizing #NationalDonutDay, @Ritualwell had a slightly different agenda. We hosted the second in our series of #... [more]

Beginning to #ReimagineRitual

Reimagining and Reflecting
At Ritualwell, we see our site not just as a place to collect innovative Jewish ritual, but also as a place to reflect on its process. In that spirit, we are taking time to reflect on a project we... [more]

Renewing the Bar/Bat Mitzvah, One Student at a Time

By Rabbi Rachel Nussbaum
On a recent Saturday evening, I found myself in a small artsy theater in downtown Seattle for the debut of an original animated film. When the film ended, the young filmmaker, Frieda, was greeted... [more]

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