Lifecycles reflect the moment of transition as we shift from who we were to who we might be.
Judaism offers special rituals that add meaning and holiness to life from birth to death. Each of the many details in those lifecycle rituals highlights various values of Judaism and makes them real.
Lifecycles describe the ceremonies and experiences as we shift from one status to another: child to adult, single to married, even from working to retired. Each of these moments helps us understand those changes.
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