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  • A new Tisha B'Av ceremony with lamentations for the Earth
    Tamara Cohen and Rabbi Arthur Waskow
  • A reading for the conclusion of the Passover seder about the ongoing journey toward liberation
    Tamara Cohen
  • A modern dayeinu from the Ma'yan Haggadah
    Tamara Cohen
  • A reading placing the traditional four children in the context of four daughters and their attitude toward a women's seder
    Tamara Cohen, Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, and Ronnie Horn
  • A reading to begin the Passover seder about the journey toward freedom
    Tamara Cohen
  • A short piece describing the new tradition of placing an orange on the seder plate in honor of women
    Tamara Cohen
  • This essay explores the Purim story from a feminist perspective, and discusses Ma'yan's new ritual of waving Esther/Vashti flags during the Megillah reading whenever the heroines' names are mentioned.
    Rabbi Tamara Cohen
  • The masculine hierarchical God-language so prevalent in High Holiday liturgy can be painful and distancing. This article offers suggestions to restore the empowering potential of the High Holidays for those who have felt diminished, uninterested, and/or angered by traditional High Holiday prayer.
    Tamara Cohen
  • Feminine aspects of some foods and rituals associated with Rosh Hashanah
    Tamara Cohen
  • Traditions for the month of Elul and suggestions on how to use this period for personal and communal transformation
    Tamara Cohen

Alternatives to High Holiday Liturgy

By Tamara Cohen
The masculine hierarchical God-language so prevalent in High Holiday liturgy can be painful and distancing. This article offers suggestions to restore the empowering potential of the High Holidays for those who have felt diminished, uninterested, and/or angered by traditional High Holiday prayer.   more
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