Bar/bat mitzvah parties so dominate the social lives of teens in New York City that, according to a New York Times article, non-Jewish families are holding "faux mitzvahs" for their envious offspring. What is a bar/bat mitzvah supposed to be? How did it end up like this? Read our overview to learn more, and check out the many new ways families are meaningfully enhancing their bar/bat mitzvah celebrations.
Judaism is as much a community as a religion, and as such it is deeply rooted in ritual and tradition.
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.
On a recent Saturday evening, I found myself in a small artsy theater in downtown Seattle for the debut of an original animated film.
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