New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies & Customs - A Guide for Today's Families

New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies & Customs - A Guide for Today's Families

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by Anita Diamant
     
 

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The practical, inspiring guide for all Jewish people expecting a baby.
Expanded, updated, and revised.

A complete resource to the traditions and rituals for welcoming a new child to the world and into the Jewish community, and for commemorating this joyous event in family life—whatever your family constellation.

  • Provides ceremonies

Overview

The practical, inspiring guide for all Jewish people expecting a baby.
Expanded, updated, and revised.

A complete resource to the traditions and rituals for welcoming a new child to the world and into the Jewish community, and for commemorating this joyous event in family life—whatever your family constellation.

  • Provides ceremonies you can copy for handouts so that guests are an even greater part of the experience.
  • Special section for interfaith families helps make the celebrations inclusive, comfortable, and joyous for all.
  • Ceremonies for girls, as well as for boys.

"Drawn from the wealth of mythic, historic, religious, culinary, and literary traditions that surround the arrival of a new Jewish baby, and informed by contemporary insight and practice, The New Jewish Baby Book describes the many ways that new parents can celebrate the arrival of a child, the newest member of your extended families, and a unique and precious chapter in the on-going saga of the Jewish people."
—from the Introduction

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580235143
Publisher:
Longhill Partners
Publication date:
02/24/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,059,722
File size:
10 MB

Meet the Author

Anita Diamant is author of The Red Tent; The New Jewish Wedding; Bible Baby Names: Spiritual Choices from Judeo-Christian Sources; and The New Jewish Baby Book(Jewish Lights), among other books. She is a founder of Mayyim Hayyim, Living Waters Community Mikveh and the Paula J. Brody Family Education Center in Newton, Massachusetts.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Boston, Massachusetts
Date of Birth:
June 27, 1951
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
M.A. in English, SUNY, Binghamton, NY, 1975; B.A. in Comparative Literature, Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO, 1973.
Website:
http://www.anitadiamant.com

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