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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Throughout the world, the institution of marriage is a way of assuring the continuity of human society. The creation of a new family is a primary Jewish value, and the wedding is a major rite of passage, filled with preparations and festivities that extend over a long period of time.

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