Jewish rituals and blessings for a birth, the Sabbath, a death many of us are aware that Judaism offers ways to mark major life events. But what about blessings for everyday events like organizing your office, visiting the sick, sending a child to college, taking on a volunteer role, or bringing home a new pet?
Drawing from decades of experience in connecting spirituality with daily life, the interdenominational faculty of CLAL the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership offers this resource of old and new ways to mark all sorts of important events in people's lives. This guide shows how to mark any experience in life in a meaningful Jewish way. For each of more than 100 everyday events and holidays, it offers a meditation, a blessing, a profound Jewish teaching, and a ritual that readers can use exactly as presented, or can adapt to fit their personal situation.