Год издания: 2007
Издатель: Jewish Publication Society of America
Количество страниц: 276
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Vanessa Ochs invites her readers to explore how Jewish practice can be more meaningful through renewing, reshaping, and even creating new rituals blessings for newborn daughters, Miriam's cup, becoming an elder, and more. We think of rituals the patterned ways of doing things that have shared and often multiple meanings as being steeped in tradition and therefore unalterable. But rituals have always been reinvented. When we perform ancient rituals in a particular place and time they are no longer quite the same rituals they once were. Each is a debut, an innovation: this Sabbath meal, this Passover seder, this wedding firsts in their own unique ways. In the last 30 years there has been a surge of interest in reinventing ritual, in what is called minhag America. Ochs describes the range and diversity of interest in this Jewish-American experience and examines how it reflects tradition as it revives Jewish culture and faith. And she shows us how to create our own ritual...