Children

Growing Your Child’s Identity in an Interfaith Family: Marin

Children move through a variety of developmental stages. How can we support their identity development and family attachment in age appropriate ways? Children in interfaith families are integrating multiple traditions and family heritages, we will look at how to weave together disparate backgrounds into one whole “self.” The discussion will be led by Dawn Kepler….

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Growing Your Child’s Identity in an Interfaith Family: Oakland

Children move through a variety of developmental stages. How can we support their identity development and family attachment in age appropriate ways? Children in interfaith families are integrating multiple traditions and family heritages, we will look at how to weave together disparate backgrounds into one whole “self.” Temple Sinai, 2808 Summit St., Oakland Oct. 17,…

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Do you want community for your child?

So often we will do for our children things we don’t make the effort to do for ourselves, no matter how valuable. Recently I read a string of emails on the Berkeley Parents Network in response to a mother asking for help in building a community for her child. One mom replied that she has…

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Growing Your Child’s Identity in an Interfaith Family

Children move through a variety of developmental stages. How can we support their identity development and family attachment in age appropriate ways? Children in interfaith families are integrating multiple traditions and family heritages, we will look at how to weave together disparate backgrounds into one whole “self.” Marin Brandeis Hillel Day School, 180 North San…

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Family Friendly Passover Ideas

Passover with children I got the question: What can I do with my toddler, age 18 months, at the seder?  My answer is, not much.  Feed her, hold her, distract her with toys and put her to bed on time.  There isn’t a lot about the seder that a tiny one can enjoy other than…

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Creating Patterns That Strengthen Us

There are many times when I talk to you about “interfaith life” but I don’t actually talk about religion. This week I will be leading a workshop on Shabbat and while I will be talking about Shabbat as a ritual, you can generalize this information to other practices in your life. I promised the participants…

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