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Covenant & Naming Rituals

Historically, Jewish people have formally welcomed boys into the covenant with God, marking the occasion with celebration and circumcision. The birth of a girl was met with joy, but no ritual or communal celebration. We offer a variety of ways to formally welcome both girls and boys. You’ll also find naming rituals and blessings for parents, grandparents and children.

Baby Naming 101

Learn the basics of a Jewish baby naming or covenant ceremony, with sample rituals to get you started!   more
Learn the Basics

On Children

Lyrics by Khalil Gibran, Music by Ysaye M. Barnwell
Lyrics adapted from the poem "On Children" by Kahlil Gibran author of The Prophet   more
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