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D'ror Yikra

From the Itim Institute
Traditional liturgical poem (piyut) for welcoming the baby, also known as "Donash ben Labrat" in Ladino   more

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Simkhat Ben

By Chaia Beckerman
Phrases from the Bible are used to form an acrostic of the child's name - a tradition in ceremony and prayer - in this welcoming ceremony for an adopted son who has not yet undergone conversion.   more
Complete Ceremony

Tags: welcoming, naming