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Raising a Child with Judaism

in Your Interfaith Family

InterfaithFamily/Philadelphia and jkidphilly present a one-of-a-kind ONLINE class for interfaith parents thinking about whether and how to bring Jewish wisdom, traditions and customs to their home, their lives and their parenting. New Class starting February 5, 2014.

 Click here for more information.

Omari's favorite PJ Library book is "Where Shabbat Lives"

because he loves to point to the challah and rub his belly...

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Finding a Meaningful Passover

by Dr. Meredith Barber


Spring is in the air and Pesach is around the corner. I look forward to the seders every year. We—my husband and children and I-- always travel to northern New Jersey to be with my extended family. The seders are always a happy family reunion and a wonderful celebration of freedom and spring … until we return home to Philadelphia and I’m faced with how to handle the part about eating only pesadicka food. I see the post-seder days of Pesach as deprivation with no redeeming features. This dichotomy—between joy and celebration on the first two nights and scarcity the rest of the week—has never made sense to me, and I experience the holiday in an unbalanced way.

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