LIFECYCLE

Birth Rituals:

What to Expect at a Baby Naming
Jewish babies are given Hebrew names shortly after they are born. Usually, a brief ceremony is performed, which often includes family members of the new baby.

Weddings:

Learn about the rituals that are often practiced on the day of a Jewish wedding: fasting, badeken di kallah, the wedding ceremony, sheva b’rachot, breaking the glass, and yichud

Conversion:

Choosing Judaism – There are many reasons a person might consider conversion to Judaism. Men and women who are seeking sacred meaning in their lives may find that Judaism speaks to their need for spiritual connection and community.

Religious Education:

What is a Confirmation?
Confirmation is a Reform-originated ceremony for boys and girls that is tied to the Jewish holiday of Shavuot. 

Death and Mourning:

Preparing for a Jewish Funeral: A Guide
The death of a loved one is so often a painful and confusing time for members of the family and dear friends. This guide will assist you in planning the funeral as well as offer helpful information on the centuries-old Jewish burial practices.

To learn more about these and other lifecycle events, please visit the Reform Judaism website.

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