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  • Unique Considerations for Interfaith Parents

    By InterfaithFamily

    There are special issues to consider when planning a birth ceremony for your child if he only has one Jewish parent.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Baby Naming

    By InterfaithFamily

    There are no rules in the Jewish tradition for how to name a child. Jews from different parts of the world follow different, sometimes contrary practices.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Introduction to Birth Ceremonies for Girls

    By InterfaithFamily

    There is no commandment in the Hebrew Bible to welcome Jewish girls in a particular ceremony, so over the centuries a wide variety of ceremonies have been developed.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Double Happiness: Parenting a Jewish Teen

    By Hedi Molnar

    The mom of an American Jew of Chinese ethnicity thinks about how her daughter will navigate her teen years.

    Date: 01-15-2009
  • Sample Readings to Welcome New Baby

    By InterfaithFamily

    Ideas for sample readings to welcome a new baby in an interfaith family.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Sample Simchat Bat (Inspired by Dr. Seuss)

    By InterfaithFamily

    A sample simchat bat (Jewish girl's naming ceremony) from Dr. Seuss.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Sample Sequences of the Birth Ceremony

    By InterfaithFamily

    Different ideas for the order of rituals for an interfaith birth ceremony.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Sample Non-Cutting Naming Ceremony #1

    By InterfaithFamily

    A sample Jewish non-cutting ceremony for parents who are against circumcision.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Naming

    By InterfaithFamily

    Readings for naming ceremonies for Jewish or interfaith babies.

    Date: 01-28-2009
  • Additional Ideas for Ceremony

    By InterfaithFamily

    Additional ideas for an interfaith, Jewish baby naming ceremony.

    Date: 01-28-2009

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