For children, traditions and rituals are significant; they provide predictability, support, and familiarity, while bringing families together and creating unity and a sense of belonging.
A wealth of books, music, and on-line articles are now available to help families through the flurry of getting ready for the High Holy Days season.
Aside from a date, what can these two events possibly have in common? Strange as it may seem, there are a few points of comparison.
The Union for Reform Judaism has selected twelve fellowship recipients for the launch cohort of the JewV’Nation (pronounced “juvination”) Fellowship, an innovative year-long project incubator and leadership development program supporting emerging and accomplished Jewish leaders and creative interfaith outreach initiatives.