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Converting to Judaism While Honoring Family Ties

Jewish tradition respects both the totality of a convert's transformation and the continued ties to their family of origin.

Jewish Preschools

Finding the best fit for your child and family.

Jewish Family

Ideas and resources for raising Jewish kids.

Jewish Children

Having them, loving them, raising them.

On Saying Kaddish: A Story

A story illustrates the power of reciting Kaddish for a parent.

Must One Honor an Abusive Parent?

While fully aware of the corrosive effect of abuse by parents, rabbinic literature still encourages expressions of respect and honor for such parents.

Caring for Elderly Parents

What does Jewish law require of adult children?

Relationships 101

God's expectations of Jews, as portrayed in the Bible and rabbinic law, extend beyond the divine-human relationship to encompass many sorts of relationships between individual human beings as well.

Parenting Lessons from Jewish Sources

Rabbinic readings of biblical stories suggest some pitfalls to be avoided in raising children.

The Elements of a Brit Bat Jewish Welcoming Ceremony

Despite the relative newness and great varieties of welcoming ceremonies for girls, a basic structure appears to have emerged.