Hoshana Rabbah Rituals

I’m over at on the Rabbis Without Borders blog of this week, writing about some personal rituals of remembrance and ancient rituals of Hoshana Rabbah. Please share your thoughts on commemorating the death of a pet; comments on the blog are enabled on Facebook, so it’s easy to invite your friends to join the conversation, as well.

rwb_logo196Remembering Jenna: We won’t light a yahrzeit candle or recite a prayer, despite that our personal practice tends toward traditional observance of rituals. Perhaps because we are more traditional it seems inappropriate to memorialize a family pet in the same way one would a human. Still, I wish to honor her memory…Read more


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