The basket is placed on the Chair of Elijah to spiritually welcome Elijah the Prophet ("Eliyahu Ha'Navi") into the room. Typically, this honor is given to grandparents.
Part 2: Chair of Elijah
Your baby girl is carried into the room on a basket with rose petals. Typically, this honor is given to a couple with no kids, with a blessing that they shall conceive.
Part 1: Bringing Baby into the Room
Led by Dr. Rumbak, all the participants in the room recite together a collection of English blessings picked from the Song of Songs ("Shir Ha'Shirim").
Part 4: Congregation Blessing
Dr. Rumbak reflects on the spiritual meaning of assigning a Hebrew name, and how the etymology of our Hebrew name is rooted in Israel and the Torah.
Part 3: Spiritual Reflection