Facilitation of the ceremony in consultation with the parents and providing advice regarding the brit milah , baby naming and Simchat Ha bat or Celebration of the birth of a girl. The brit or naming ceremony for a girl will be framed by beautiful and appropriate readings about the wonder of birth, the gift of a child and the challenges of parenthood. The ceremony will be inclusive and accessible to all with brief explanations. The speech of Rabbi Ralph will tie these themes together as well as a providing a personal tribute to the baalei simcha/host family.
Kehilat Kesher offers an intimate and personal approach to all lifecycle events. The emphasis is on the individuality of the participants and catering to their unique life event in a way that is meaningful to them, their family, friends and acquaintances. This is achieved by sitting together and listening to their stories and then articulating this through words, rituals and actions to craft a relevant ceremony which reflects the best of Jewish wisdom and contemporary, inclusive Modern Orthodox practise.