Kol Ami is about the ways we can care for each other in community though these major events. We can all sing and dance, share the joy of bride and groom, or celebrate the birth of a child. When we sing the prayer for healing in the synagogue, we learn who needs a visit or some other source of support. We see the mourners rise for Kaddish and know whom we must comfort. Our passage through life gains much meaning through our connections with other people when we share our most significant transitions.
Brit Milah The Torah commands us to circumcise our newborn son on the eighth day of life. This powerful ceremony celebrates new life, and also brings our son into Judaism’s sacred covenant. We can recommend a Mohel (ritual circumciser), help the family understand the ceremony, and co-officiate with the Mohel. Baby Naming/Simchat Bat We celebrate […]