Throughout our lives as we explore the world around us, we also discover elements of ourselves. For the LGBTIQ community the process of coming out, transitioning, and experimenting with gender and sexual identity may come with public or private struggles for acceptance, some which may be difficult or painful. Through ritual we can honor the range of emotions and experiences along this journey, support each other to become our true and best selves, and celebrate what makes each of us special and unique.
Gender & Sexual Identity
When my friends Ella and Natasha were getting married, I wanted to offer them music for their wedding based on traditional biblical text.
I believe that the heart of Pride has to do with love. In the midst of the book of Leviticus we find the three words: “v’ahavtah l’re’akha camokha”—You shall love your fellow as yourself.
This Sunday, at the Ethical Society in Philadelphia, Ritualwell goes offline to celebrate Jewish women writers with a special program called "Em
We shared ideas for new rituals and prayers and worked together in hevrutah (with partners) to create new additions that honor, celebrate, and offer support for the experiences of transgender and...