The Rhythm of Life: Birth, Marriage, Death

Birth, marriage, death – each of these important stages in life is marked by ceremonies that create a time-honored framework. Their familiar patterns strengthen one’s sense of belonging to a community, just as they recognize a new personal identity and a new standing in society.

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Awareness of the fragility of human existence and the inevitability of death is a constant accompaniment to the rhythm of life, a leitmotif in the central ceremonies of the Jewish people.

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