Author: Rabbi Miriam C. Berkowitz

  • Rabbi Berkowitz lives in Jerusalem where she performs bat and bar mitzvah ceremonies and weddings for people from all over the world. The author of Taking the Plunge: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to the Mikveh, she is one of Israel’s first hospital chaplains and co-founder of Kashouvot: Center for Spiritual Care. She co-led a Rosh Hodesh group in Boca Raton, FL and has written for At The Well Project and other journals.

Read posts by Rabbi Miriam C. Berkowitz

Bar, Bat and B. Mitzvah – Where did it Come From and Where is it Going?

B’nei Mitzvot are one of today’s best known Jewish milestones, marking coming of age as an “adult” and responsibility for one’s own actions. 

How can I celebrate Rosh Hodesh?

How can I celebrate Rosh Hodesh?

Rosh Hodesh is less hierarchical and more open to creative interpretation than most Jewish occasions/events. The possibilities are endless.