Rabbi Shira Shazeer


I can help you explore authentic and personal ways of:  plan individualized ceremonies or rituals for
  • Marking the experience of pregnancy / anticipating the birth of a child
  • Welcoming your baby into community / covenant
  • Pidyon haben / bat  (The traditional ceremony of redeeming the first-born)
  • Acknowledging, reaching out for support, or healing from infertility, miscarriage and loss
  • Endowing fertility treatment with a sense of holiness
  • Celebrating adoption
  • Bringing Jewish elements into your labor toolkit
  • Celebrating your child's first haircut (upsherin)