Ritual Labs

Our lives are always in transition. Whether we are entering a new stage of life, marking a retirement, coming out, completing treatment for an illness, sending a child off to college, or simply embarking on a significant journey, these moments of transition impact our lives in profound ways. With this in mind, the Center for Prayer and Spirituality at BJ has launched a series of Ritual Labs to explore some of these transitions through a Jewish framework, and through building a cohort, create new rituals to bring these moments into a holy space.
Explore some of the new rituals being created and piloted at BJ Ritual Labs:

Upcoming Ritual Labs

Ritual Lab: Emerging from a Year of Mourning

Mondays January 28-February 11 | 7:00-8:30PM | Middle Room
Become a member of the next Ritual Lab cohort, delving into the experience of mourners completing a year of saying Kaddish for a loved one. The daily action of saying Kaddish is among the most powerful of Jewish rituals, and yet there can be an additional sense of loss when the year of mourning concludes. Join Cantor David Mintz for an opportunity to explore the wisdom of our tradition, broaden our understanding of Jewish ritual, and together, co-create a new ritual to mark the act of emerging beyond the year of mourning.

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