How to Raise a Jewish Child

A Practical Handbook for Family Life

By Anita Diamant; Karen Kushner
Schocken Books Inc, Paperback, 9780805212211, 291pp.

Publication Date: August 26, 2008

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Description

This updated edition of the classic parenting book combines insights from Jewish tradition with contemporary thinking about how children learn and grow. And it describes the practices, customs, and values that go into creating a Jewish home and raising joyful children within the rich traditions of Judaism.




About the Author
Anita Diamant is author of The Red Tent; The New Jewish Wedding; Bible Baby Names: Spiritual Choices from Judeo-Christian Sources; and The New Jewish Baby Book(Jewish Lights), among other books. She is a founder of Mayyim Hayyim, Living Waters Community Mikveh and the Paula J. Brody Family Education Center in Newton, Massachusetts.

Karen Kushner, a clinical social worker, specializes in the healing power of family dynamics.



Praise For How to Raise a Jewish Child

"[Anyone] looking to bring Judaism into his or her family will appreciate page after page of helpful suggestions. Those who already 'do' will feel good and strive to do more Jewishly; those who 'don't' but are searching can confidently find a point of entry. A delightful and helpful parenting guide that tackles obvious as well as difficult issues. . . An important contribution."
--The Jerusalem Report

"Diamant and Kushner help parents raise healthy, happy children with an eye on Judaism's life-affirming traditions and values."
--St. Petersburg Times

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