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Chai Mitzvah Topic for October

Rites of passage mark transitions between different stages of life. Jewish tradition wisely understands that rites of passage, even those that are filled with joy, can be both exhilarating and disorienting.

Judaism's Bar/Bat Mitzvah can be seen as one of many coming of age rituals:
13 Amazing Coming of Age Traditions From Around the World

Gail Sheehy is famous for her in-depth profiles of influential people, as well as her 1976 book on common adult life crises. Read her reflections on her own life journey:
'Passages' Author Reflects On Her Own Life Journey

Great source for marking Jewish milestones in your life:
Ritualwell/Traditions and Innovation

13 Amazing Coming of Age Traditions From Around the World
 

'Passages' Author Reflects On Her Own Life Journey
 

Ritual Well is a great resource for Jewishly marking important milestones in your life.

Sunday, May 28 2017 3 Sivan 5777