When a child leaves home

By Fredi Cooper

CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, May 15, 1998

The author describes the ritual she developed for the day her daughter left home to make aliyah (immigrate to Israel): a ritual meant to mark the passage of a young person from the protection of the parental home towards their own independent household.

Topic: Ritual, Young Adults, Liturgy, Family

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Cardin, Nina Beth

Volume/Issue: Vol.28/no.554

Page Number(s): 6-7

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Genre: Article

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Cooper, Fredi. When a child leaves home. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. CLAL: the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. 15 May 1998: 6-7. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=11921


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