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Healing from Illness

While there are many traditional Jewish prayers for healing, the feminist movement empowered first women and then men and women to create many more prayers and ceremonies which spoke to the specific situations in which they found themselves. The complexity of modern medicine has added to this need for prayers for medical tests, prayers before surgery, prayers after chemotherapy and for each chemo session, etc. In addition, several writers on Ritualwell have created ceremonies to celebrate an important anniversary in relationship to their disease. 

 

Thief with a Key: On Dementia

By Ariel Neshama Lee
The thief does not need a key. The thief does not show up on cameras because it is already inside of her.  I have a friend with severe dementia. Today she left her home to go to a safer place...  more
Blog Post | January 17, 2017

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