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Parenting

Are you raising children with a partner of another faith? Are you trying to figure how much — if any — religion to share with your children? How do you raise a Jewish child? Learn about a wide variety of approaches to this challenge from our articles, resources and links.

InterfaithFamily's Parenting Resource Page is sponsored by The PJ Library®, a program of The Harold Grinspoon Foundation. An award-winning Jewish family engagement program, The PJ Library offers free high-quality books and music each month to families making Jewish choices raising children ages six months through eight years. Visit http://www.pjlibrary.org to find out if The PJ Library is available for free in your community.

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 Education
      
 Booklet

This colorful booklet, Goodnight, Sleep Tight, explains the importance of consistency at bedtime, and how Judaism can be a part of children's bedtime routine.

   
     
 Keep Talking

Looking to share your parenting successes and challenges? Find out how other families have handled similar experiences via our discussion boards:

   
 Keep Reading

Looking for more articles? Our Parenting Articles Archive has a wide assortment of personal narratives, professional advice, resources and more.

Also check out our recommended books for parents in intermarriages.

   
 Books for kids

Looking for books to read with your kids? Whether explaining holidays, discussing their grandparents' different religions or reflecting at bedtime, we have reviews of many dozens of books to read with your kids.

 
     
 Additional Resources

Many of our holiday pages include activities and resources for children. In addition:

   
 Classes & Workshops

InterfaithFamily offers classes and workshops for interfaith couples, including Raising a Child with Judaism in Your Interfaith Family and Preparing for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah in Your Interfaith Family.

     
 Life Cycle Events

From their birth through adulthood, parenting often means making decision about life cycle events. Are you going to welcome your baby with a naming or bris? Considering a bar or bat mitzvah for your adolescent?

      


If you know of other interfaith parenting resources — or if you'd like to see additional resources on a particular aspect of interfaith parenting — please email us at network@interfaithfamily.com and let us know what you'd like us to provide.

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