We greet each child with affection and joy. Every baby comes to us full of promise and potential. As parents, we are privileged to welcome them into our families, our communities, and the embrace of the Jewish people. Raising children to adulthood, we encounter many milestones along the way. Children are weaned, lose their teeth, and start school. Some get their driver’s licenses and eventually leave home for good. Here are rituals for welcoming children and for celebrating the milestones on their paths to adulthood.
Welcoming & Raising Children
How does an interfaith couple raising Jewish children create meaningful rituals that honor both partners’ heritage?
Looking at a baby girl and feeling the joy of celebrating who she is and who she will become are wonderful experiences.
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