To Raise a Jewish Child: A Guide for Parents

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In a society with so many distractions, how can American Jewish parents teach their children to know and appreciate what it means to be a Jew? Updated with current resource material, this wise and practical book provides help in finding and evaluating a Hebrew school, in dealing with secular peer-group pressures on children, and in planning family observances in the home.

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Overview


In a society with so many distractions, how can American Jewish parents teach their children to know and appreciate what it means to be a Jew? Updated with current resource material, this wise and practical book provides help in finding and evaluating a Hebrew school, in dealing with secular peer-group pressures on children, and in planning family observances in the home.

In a society with so many distractions, how can American Jewish parents teach their children to know and appreciate what it means to be a Jew? Updated with current resource material, this practical book provides help in finding and evaluating a Hebrew school, in dealing with secular peer pressure, and in planning observances in the home.

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Chaim Potok
"A candid, warmly written, useful guide for perplexed Jewish parents."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780465086351
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publication date: 9/28/1991
  • Edition description: Reissue
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 964,631
  • Lexile: 1330L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.08 (w) x 8.06 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author


Hayim Halevy Donin established himself as an incomparable teacher and interpreter of Jewish law and practice through his classic book To Be a Jew. For twenty years he was Rabbi of Congregation B’nai David in Southfield, Michigan, where he was also Adjunct Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Detroit. Rabbi Donin held a Ph.D. in Education and was also the founder and president of the Akiva Hebrew Day School in Detroit.
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