Lifecycle Rituals

A Kidney for Dana: Hoping for a Hanukkah Miracle

By
Rabbi Robert Seigel

When my daughter’s life was threatened by an urgent need for a kidney transplant, the entire Jewish community of Charleston, S.C., and beyond galvanized to help save Dana, 45, who is in stage-5 kidney failure.

For a Wedding Anniversary

"I am my beloved's and my beloved is mine." God of all generations, we give thanks for the blessings that have graced our marriage, and we look back upon the day of our union with thankfulness. So may this joy be with us always: our way of life, loving and good, as we help each other bear burdens and as we share our joys.