Dr. Michele Klein
Michele Klein has a PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of London. She is the author of <i>New Life: A Diary For Jewish Parents</i> and <i>A Time To Be Born</i>.
Articles by Dr. Michele Klein
A Historical View of Choosing a Jewish Name
Naming a child can reflect ancestry, associations with the baby's arrival, and hopes and dreams for his or her future.
Brit Milah: Ceremonies for Boys
Ceremonies for Jewish Boys. History and Themes of Ceremonies for Jewish Newborns. Jewish Lifecycle. Jewish Ceremonies and Rituals.
A History of Brit Milah
Shifting views and philosophies about the Jewish practice of circumcising baby boys on the eighth day of life.
A Historical View of Pidyon HaBen
From biblical to contemporary times, how Jews have practiced this ceremony of redemption of the first-born.