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A spiritual keepsake that will become a family heirloom.
The companion book to the author's Putting God on the Guest List: How to Reclaim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah100,000 copies in print!
The perfect gift to help a bar or bat mitzvah preserve the spiritual memories of this sacred event. This hands-on albumupdated and expanded for this second editionis designed to help everyone involved better participate in creating the spiritual meaning of this joyful rite of passage.
Created by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, author of the award-winning classic Putting God on the Guest List: How to Reclaim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah , and his wife, author Nina Salkin, this guided album is a wonderfully interactive way to remember important moments and details. Included are special sections to record your family’s history; the hopes, wishes, and memories of influential people in the bar/bat mitzvah’s life; mitzvot performed; contributions to tzedakot and more.
With ample space for writing, reflecting and pasting mementos, this spiritual keepsake gives young people a place to treasure their special experiences and encourages them to prepare for spiritual life as Jewish adults.
|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||Updated and Expanded|
|Product dimensions:||8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin is recognized as one of the most thoughtful Jewish writers and teachers of his generation. He has helped people of all ages find spiritual meaning in both the great and small moments in life.
A noted author whose work has appeared in many publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest and the Congressional Record , Rabbi Salkin is editor of The Modern Men's Torah Commentary: New Insights from Jewish Men on the 54 Weekly Torah Portions and Text Messages: A Torah Commentary for Teens ; and author of Being God's Partner: How to Find the Hidden Link Between Spirituality and Your Work , with an introduction by Norman Lear; the best-seller Putting God on the Guest List: How to Reclaim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah ; For KidsPutting God on Your Guest List: How to Claim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Bar or Bat Mitzvah and Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible: Ancient Role Models for Sacred Relationships (all Jewish Lights), among other books.
Nina Salkin is a former advertising creative director whose writing addresses social, political, and religious topics. Her work has appeared in the Forward , the New York Times , and Reform Judaism magazine.
Table of Contents
Introduction: What Makes This Bar/Bat Mitzvah Memory Book
Different from All Other Memory Books? 5
Who Am I and What Am I? 7
Go Forth from the Land of Childhood 15
And This Is the Torah 19
From All My Teachers I Have Gained Wisdom 25
Come Before God with Rejoicing 29
Joy and Gladness 39
Clear a Pathway through the Wilderness of Life 45