Jewish Community for Kids

Kids at the JCC of the East Bay summer camp  Last week I talked about Jewish community as a bit if an oddity sandwiched inside American culture. If you put on your anthropology hat and look at the many cultures that you encounter everyday it all begins to make sense. But for a child it’s not…

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Jewish Summer Camp

Kids at Camp Kee Tov If you have a child who has never been to a Jewish summer camp that child is eligible to receive a scholarship to camp this summer, 2008. FREE $1800 JEWISH SUMMER CAMP GIFT CERTIFICATES! Do you have a child entering grades 6-8 this fall? There is funding available for summer…

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Posted in Children
Published on March 23rd, 2008

Purim Fun

PURIM! Be Happy! It’s Adar! There are so many fun things to do for Purim – make costumes, bake cookies – and other foods, give food gifts to friends, wear crowns and masks. Lots of playing opportunities for kids and adults. The drinking and carousing should be for the grown-ups, and kept within reason. My…

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What if my child doesn’t look Jewish?

Last month I talked about raising kids in an interfaith family – will we raise them Jewish or some other religion? One of the concerns that can arise for parents is: How will it feel raising kids Jewish if they don’t “look” Jewish? The first question is – To whom do they not look Jewish?…

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I’m Not Raising my Kids Jewish

I’m not raising my kids Jewish Last week I talked about the decision to raise kids Jewish. What if you decide to NOT raise your kids Jewish? How do you teach them about their Jewish heritage? Relate to Jewish relatives? Help them understand their interfaith, intercultural family? Let me put this in non-religious terms –…

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