Jewish Children

Having them, loving them, raising them.

The very first commandment in the Torah–“Be fruitful and multiply”–makes it clear that Judaism considers having children to be a value of utmost importance.

But once you have your Jewish children, what to do with them?

Check out Kveller.com, a website from MyJewishLearning.com specially devoted to those who want to add a Jewish twist to their parenting.

Kveller offers everything from pregnancy to preschool: Jewish baby names, bris information and baby naming ceremonies, Jewish holiday recipes, insights from parenting experts like Wendy Mogel, reflections about family Shabbat dinner from real-life parents.

Connect with other parents of Jewish kids through Kveller’s discussion forums, blog, and local event listings. Or start browsing some of Kveller’s most popular articles now:

•    Jewish CDs for Babies & Toddlers

Music to support your little one’s spiritual development–and dancing skills

•    How to Raise a Mentsch

Teaching your child to simply be a good person

•    Work-Life Balance

You can drive yourself crazy trying to be a parent, professional, and spouse

•    Family Activities for Jewish Holidays
                                                                  Involve kids in Jewish celebrations all year

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