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.
I tried to hide my religion during my entire childhood. When I look back, I wonder who I was kidding.
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.