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Parenting Through A Jewish Lens (Ikkarim)

Parenting Through a Jewish Lens
A 10-week journey for parents of all backgrounds*

-Explore core values (ikkarim) that can strengthen your family
-Create community with other parents in your area
-Learn with expert instructors who are also parents

Classes begin October 2012 - January 2013
Fee: $145 per person $240 per couple; scholarships available
Free on-site babysitting
To register, contact Elisha Gechter at 617-559-8733 or egechter@hebrewcollege.edu, or log on to www.hebrewcollege.edu/parenting

* Students of the program have included interfaith couples, GLBT parents, single parents, those of all faith backgrounds, people with significant backgrounds in study, and those without any background.

“PTJL enabled me to slow down and think about how I want to raise my child”

“Our discussions afforded me a view into other parents’ lives—I wasn’t alone in searching for answers to my kid’s questions”

“I had never been excited about text study—suddenly, both ancient and contemporary sources had something to say to me!”

Locations:

BROOKLINE
Coolidge Corner Collaborative
Kehillath Israel
Sundays, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., beginning Nov. 4

BOSTON
Temple Israel
Sundays, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m., beginning Nov. 4

BURLINGTON
Temple Shalom Emeth
Sundays, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

HOLLISTON
Temple Beth Torah
Sundays, 8:45 - 10:15 a.m., beginning Nov. 18

NATICK
Temple Israel
Thursdays, 7:45 – 9:15 p.m.

NEEDHAM
Temple Beth Shalom
Tuesdays, 7:30 – 9:00

NEWTON
Temple Emanuel
Sundays, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., beginning Jan. 6

NEWTON
Congregation Dorshei Tzedek
Sundays, 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.

NEWTON
Leventhal-Sidman JCC
Sundays, 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

SHARON
Young Israel or local private home
TBD

WAYLAND
Congregation Or Atid
Sundays, 9:30 - 11:00 a.m., beginning Nov. 4
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Parenting Through A Jewish Lens (Ikkarim)
160 Herrick Road
Newton, MA 02459
617-559-8733

http://www.hebrewcollege.edu/parenting

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Our Events

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Parenting Conversations at The Vilna Shul

Cost: $45.00 - Registration is required.
Tuition: $45 per person; $90 per couple

Did you know?

PTJL has provided more than 900 families with the wherewithal to enrich their bedtime routines