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Jewish Life Cycle
In these articles, Mishpacha presents a concise view on Jewish practices at several key moments in the life cycle, and their relevance for us today. We invite you to join in the discussion of these ideas and practices in our intimate, ongoing virtual communities.
Circumcision may be the oldest Jewish practice. It's also one of the most painful, and not just for the baby. Why do we do this to our sons? Should we? And what about our daughters?
Little men and women -- how can a 13 year old come of age, if his or her parents can't afford to rent the Titanic for the celebration?
Jewish practices can be a source of comfort for many. A look at the Jewish stages of mourning: Shiva, shloshim, and kaddish and yizkor.
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