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Yom Shishi, 29 Sivan 5777

Brit Milah

The Torah commands us to circumcise our newborn sons on theBrit Milah eighth day of their new life. This powerful ceremony celebrates new life, and also brings our sons into Judaism’s sacred covenant.


Baby Naming/Simchat Bat

We celebrate the great blessing of a newborn daughter with a ceremony that brings her into the covenant, and confers upon her a Hebrew name.


Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Bar/Bat Mitzvah students are moving from childhood into adulthood, from learning to be responsible to being responsible.  As a son or daughter of the commandments, you commit yourself to be a proud member of an ancient people. 


Weddings

In teaching the bride and groom the meaning of the ceremony, from the Ketubah (marriage document), to Kiddushin (Engagement), to the Huppah (Marriage Canopy), to  the Nissuin (marriage ceremony), to the breaking of the glass.  We will also counsel you, offering Jewish wisdom in preparation for a life dedicated to love and companionship.  We also work with you in designing the ceremony, providing our knowledge and experience.


Funerals

Our tradition offers several powerful end of life rituals – Kriah (tearing of a garment), Levayah (funeral procession), Hesped (eulogy), Kevurah (burial) and Shivah (seven days of mourning).  We can also perform the funeral ceremony, and help you understand and implement other meaningful Jewish mourning practices.


Sponsoring a Kiddush

Whether you are interested in sponsoring a basic Kiddush or a full Kiddush luncheon, our staff can assist you with all the preparations! It's a beautiful and meaningful way to honor a special person, occasion or memory.  Please contact us for more information!


Sponsoring an Oneg

Is also a beautiful and meaningful way to honor a special person, occasion or memory.  Please sign up in the Oneg book orOneg call Glenna in the Temple office at 661.942.4415.