The ending of a relationship brings pain and emptiness. Even when we make this decision along with our partner—with care, respect, and thoughtfulness—the ache is still there. These rituals offer opportunities to acknowledge the pain and mourn the past, while beginning to glimpse the future.
Everything Is But a Moment: A Meditation on Kohelet
Tags: meditation, mourning, megillah, welcoming, Ecclesiastes
Design Your Own Ritual with a Little Help from a Rabbi
Ritual helps us pay attention. From the joy of a recovery to the grief of a funeral, ritual helps us inhabit the breadth of human experience.