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Birth and Adoption

Birth and Adoption

Learn the customs and rituals behind Jewish birth and adoption!

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1-10 of 59 Events

Tue
Apr
22
New Additions, Second Time Moms Group at the JCC
9:45AM - 11:15AM

New Additions, Second Time Moms Group at the JCC

Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Newton, MA
Cost: $145.00 - Registration is required.
JCC member cost $130
Second time moms with babies ages 2 weeks – 6 months can enjoy some precious one on one time with their new baby while sharing the challenges and joys of... Read More
Wed
Apr
23
Yal-Day-New Day Care Center, Inc.
6:00PM - 8:00PM

Yal-Day-New Open House

Yal-Day-New Day Care Center, Inc.
Boston, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration not required.
Yal-Day-New Day Care Center, Inc. will host an Open House for prospective families to learn more about our early education and preschool programs, curriculum, enrichment programs, and teaching staff. Yal-Day-New... Read More
Thu
Apr
24
PJ Library Baby Lounge
10:00AM - 11:30AM

PJ Library Baby Lounge

Lappin Foundation
Marblehead, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration is required.
The place for new babies, moms and caregivers to meet and move!  Babies up to age nine months, moms and caregivers are invited to Baby Lounge for a morning of... Read More
Sat
Apr
26
Temple Beth Elohim
9:00AM - 10:00AM

Shir Shabbat with Families with Young Children

Temple Beth Elohim
Wellesley, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration not required.
An hour-long program, one Shabbat morning a month filled with movement, song and prayer led by a professional musician and Student Rabbi Noah Aronson. TBE Clergy will also participate. Geared... Read More
Sat
Apr
26
Perachim Preschool Shabbat Service
10:30AM - 11:30AM

Perachim Preschool Shabbat Service

Temple Emeth
Brookline, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration not required.
The community is invited to Temple Emeth's Perachim (flowers) Shabbat Service, a fun-filled hour of song, prayer, storytelling and activities geared to 2-5 year olds. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are... Read More
Mon
Apr
28
Play Circle at Temple Emeth
10:00AM - 11:30AM

Play Circle at Temple Emeth

Temple Emeth
Brookline, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration not required.
Join Temple Emeth's play group for parents and children under 2 years old. 
Thu
May
01
PJ Library Baby Lounge
10:00AM - 11:30AM

PJ Library Baby Lounge

Lappin Foundation
Marblehead, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration is required.
The place for new babies, moms and caregivers to meet and move!  Babies up to age nine months, moms and caregivers are invited to Baby Lounge for a morning of... Read More
Fri
May
02
Yal-Day-New Tot Shabbat
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Yal-Day-New Tot Shabbat

Yal-Day-New Day Care Center, Inc.
Boston, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration not required.
Yal-Day-New Day Care Center, Inc. welcomes prospective families to join us for a Shabbat Party with our students and teachers! Our Tot Shabbat is a great opportunity to visit our... Read More
Fri
May
02
Character Tot Shabbat
4:00PM - 5:30PM

Character Tot Shabbat

Chabad Center at Chestnut Hill
Brookline, MA
Cost: FREE - Registration is required.
• Motion & Prop Songs • Cartoon Character guests • Shabbat Food Crafts • Child-Friendly Dinner Geared towards Infants and children up to age 7 (all families welcome) Friday 4:00-5:30 December 20, January 17,... Read More
Fri
May
02
Mahaneh (Camp) Emunah & Simple Shabbat Supper
5:15PM - 8:30PM

Mahaneh (Camp) Emunah & Simple Shabbat Supper

Temple Emunah
Lexington, MA
Cost: $10.00 - Registration is required.
$10/ person with a $36 Family Cap. Note: children ages 0-3 years old are free!
Temple Emunah invites everyone to join us to enjoy a wonderful and inclusive Friday night Shabbat experience with singing, a delicious dinner, and fun! Modeled after the Shabbat experience of... Read More
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1-10 of 201 Blogs

Why is this night different?

Why is this night different?

For as long as I can remember (and even longer as evidenced through old photos!) I have sat around a table the first night of... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Helping Fill Void Left by Isis Closure

Helping Fill Void Left by Isis Closure

Posted by Kate Weldon LeBlanc Like many others today, I am sorry to learn that Isis Parenting has closed. In the relatively small world of parenting... Read More
Posted in: Community News
The Face of Adoption Today at JF&CS

The Face of Adoption Today at JF&CS

Just as the make-up of the American family has changed over the last few decades, so has the face of adoption at JF&CS. Where societal... Read More
Posted in: Community News
Sharing Our Stories: Bonnie Markowitz

Sharing Our Stories: Bonnie Markowitz

By Julie Wolf The latest in a series of profiles of the unique individuals who make up our Metrowest community After attending college in California... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Reaction to 'Somewhere Between' Film Documentary

Reaction to 'Somewhere Between' Film Documentary

On Thursday October 24, 2013, JFS and JFS Adoption Choices had the honor to host a special film screening of the documentary 'Somewhere Between', at... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

JFS In The MetroWest Daily News!

Click here to read an article from Sundays MetroWest Daily News about the upcoming Adoption Choices Film event.   The Adoption Choices Special Film Screening... Read More
Posted in: Community News
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

JFS In The Boston Globe-West!

Check out this article by The Boston Globe about the upcoming JFS Adoption Choices Film Event.   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ARTICLE THAT WAS... Read More
Posted in: Community News
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

Babies Jam In Framingham!

Friday was the first day of the JamBaby class for children ages 0-3 years at Jewish Family Service of Metrowest on Franklin Street in Framingham.... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
When Parenting Support is Only a Phone Call Away

When Parenting Support is Only a Phone Call Away

By Laura Shulman Brochstein Associate Director, CJP Families with Young Children I was recently chatting with a friend in California on Facebook. She had just... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Registration Open for Parenting Through a Jewish Lens

Registration Open for Parenting Through a Jewish Lens

Registration is now open for Parenting Through a Jewish Lens, a 10-week program that invites discussion of core values relevant to parenting children of all... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
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Congregation Kahal B'raira

Congregation Kahal B'raira

Humanistic Judaism offers an alternative approach to Judaism, including non-theistic celebrations of Jewish holidays and life-cycle events, and a love of Jewish heritage. We learn from humanism and the history,... Read More
Congregation Kehillath Israel

Congregation Kehillath Israel

We are a Conservative synagogue with a membership of 400 family units. We provide religious, educational and cultural programming across all age groups. KI promotes a Judaism that is morally... Read More
InterfaithFamily

InterfaithFamily

InterfaithFamily is the premier resource supporting interfaith couples exploring Jewish life and inclusive Jewish communities. We offer educational content; connections to welcoming organizations, professionals and programs; resources and trainings for... Read More
Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Education Center

Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Education Center

Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters Community Mikveh and Paula Brody & Family Education Center is an intimate center for spirituality, learning, celebration and community, an international model of Jewish creativity and... Read More
Temple Beth Zion

Temple Beth Zion

TBZ is an Inclusive, Dynamic Jewish Congregation Whose Members are Committed to Each Other, to Joyful, Participatory Worship, and to Torah Study, Spiritual Growth, and the Pursuit of Social Justice.
Temple Israel of Natick

Temple Israel of Natick

Welcome to Temple Israel of Natick! Founded in 1944, Temple Israel of Natick is a vibrant, inclusive, egalitarian Conservative synagogue, made up of about 450 families from over 20 cities... Read More
Jewish Family & Children's Service

Jewish Family & Children's Service

For almost 150 years, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) has been Greater Boston’s leading and trusted provider of comprehensive human services. JF&CS helps people of all faiths, races, and... Read More
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

Jewish Family Service of Metrowest

Strengthening Lives, Building Community. Jewish Family Service of Metrowest (JFS) provides vital social, health and community services to alleviate suffering, enhance lives and support people in need. Our programs include:... Read More
Temple Tifereth Israel of Winthrop

Temple Tifereth Israel of Winthrop

Temple Tifereth Israel of Winthrop is an unaffiliated Jewish congregation, whose services and practices nominally follow the Conservative tradition. We provide a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere for our congregants and... Read More
The Jewish Birth Network

The Jewish Birth Network

Birth may be the one moment in life universally recognized as miraculous, but it can feel like an ordeal of tests, worries and fears. Parents can best connect with the... Read More