Find a Jewish Baby Name
Expecting a baby? Find a name for your child with this useful online tool.
Find a Mohel
Need a mohel for your baby's upcoming bris or baby naming? Find one near you in this directory provided by the Berit Mila Program of Reform Judaism.
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.
How to Plan a Jewish Wedding
How to find a rabbi or cantor to perform the ceremony; getting pre-marital counseling; selecting a date.
Choosing the Music for Your Jewish Wedding
Whether your dream to is to walk down the aisle to Ed Sheeran and Beyoncé’s “Perfect” duet or a classical composition, the music for your wedding day can set the tone.
Checklists for Your Wedding Day
Designated helpers and a plan of action, as well as checklists, will help ensure all your preparations come together beautifully for your Jewish wedding.
Choosing Judaism: Learn the Basics
People convert to Judaism for many reasons. Learn the basic facts about converting to Judaism, and how to take the first steps.
10 Things to Know about the Conversion Process
If you've considered becoming Jewish, or are currently in the process, here are some things to keep in mind.
How You'll Know You're Ready to Convert to Judaism
A conversion process that is long enough and profound enough will allow you to identify yourself as Jewish before the act of converting. How will you know when you're ready?
Death and Mourning
Do Jews Believe in an Afterlife?
What happens when we die? Do we see our loved ones? Do we know them? Do they know us? Jewish wisdom offers no definitive answer, but there is guidance in several core teachings.
Everything You Need to Know About the Jewish Custom of Shiva
Judaism has a carefully ritualized structure for dealing with grief. The first stage in the gradual process of healing is called shiva.
Preparing for a Jewish Funeral: A Guide
The death of a loved one is often a painful and confusing time. This guide will assist you in planning the funeral and offer helpful information on the centuries-old Jewish burial practices.
Origins of the B'nai Mitzvah (Bar/Bat Mitzvah)
The bar mitzvah ceremony was developed as a public recognition of a legal and religious status, attained with or without the ritual.
What is Confirmation?
Confirmation is a Reform-originated ceremony for boys and girls that is tied to the Jewish holiday of Shavuot.
What to Expect at a Bar or Bat Mitzvah Service
Attendng your first bar or bat mitzvah? Learn everything you need to know in advance.