Separation

The ending of a relationship brings pain and emptiness. Even when we make this decision along with our partner—with care, respect, and thoughtfulness—the ache is still there. These rituals offer opportunities to acknowledge the pain and mourn the past, while beginning to glimpse the future.

A Ritual Acknowledging Separation

By Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin | Complete Ceremony
A mourning ceremony following the traditional get for a woman do with her friends. The ceremony centers around the tearing of a sheet or pillowcase meant to evoke sexual intimacy, the wedding canopy, keri'ah, the rending of clothing in mourning, and the cutting of the get.  [more]

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