The New Jewish Baby Book (Paperback)

Names, Ceremonies & Customs-A Guide for Today's Families

By Anita Diamant

Jewish Lights Publishing, 9781580232517, 277pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/1/2005)

List Price: 19.99*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

The practical, inspiring guide for all Jewish people expecting a baby. Expanded, updated, and revised.

A complete resource to the traditions and rituals for welcoming a new child to the world and into the Jewish community, and for commemorating this joyous event in family life--whatever your family constellation.

  • Provides ceremonies you can copy for handouts so that guests are an even greater part of the experience.
  • Special section for interfaith families helps make the celebrations inclusive, comfortable, and joyous for all.
  • Ceremonies for girls, as well as for boys.

"Drawn from the wealth of mythic, historic, religious, culinary, and literary traditions that surround the arrival of a new Jewish baby, and informed by contemporary insight and practice, The New Jewish Baby Book describes the many ways that new parents can celebrate the arrival of a child, the newest member of your extended families, and a unique and precious chapter in the on-going saga of the Jewish people."
--from the Introduction