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Meet the Mohel - Dr. Stacy Rubtchinsky

Whether you know in advance you’re having a boy or you find out at birth, choosing a mohel (ritual circumcision specialist) can be a nerve-wracking decision if... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
Parent Consultants Help Navigate the Waters of Parenting

Parent Consultants Help Navigate the Waters of Parenting

Posted by Kate Weldon LeBlanc Lately I have been using lots of sailing analogies when I think or write about parenting. Though this could be... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Festive Milestone or Barbaric Abuse? - A Gray-Area Guide to the Circumcision Debate

Festive Milestone or Barbaric Abuse? - A Gray-Area Guide to the Circumcision Debate

This blog post is a condensed version of a longer article.  Read the full text here.   I’ve been reading a lot lately about the... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
Calling All Alumni

Calling All Alumni

In the year since my wife Amy and I took the Parenting Through a Jewish Lens (then called Ikkarim) at Temple Shalom of Newton, we... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

David Jaffe, a beloved teacher in the Parenting Through a Jewish Lens program, shares about how he opened his home to students. To find out... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother

Judy Elkin, an educator in the Parenting Through a Jewish Lens program, shares a slice of her experience teaching the Needham class this year.We all... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Not-To-Be-Missed Experience

Not-To-Be-Missed Experience

Beth Hoffman, mother of three, lives in Sharon, where she just completed the Parenting Through a Jewish Lens program. For a list of  our class... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Overnight Camp: An opportunity for our son’s individual growth? A breeding ground for separation anxiety? Or a chance for mom and dad to regain their sanity?

Overnight Camp: An opportunity for our son’s individual growth? A breeding ground for separation anxiety? Or a chance for mom and dad to regain their sanity?

www.adoptionchoices.wordpress.com By TWIN MOM PLUS ONE "Summer is here.  Windows are open.  The whole neighborhood hears every scream, every yell and every attempt to discipline... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Monkey See Monkey Do

Monkey See Monkey Do

www.adoptionchoices.wordpress.com By Lushters "'Feel my muscles everybody!' Maximus says victoriously from his highchair, arms up in the air, with his little fists clinched.  This is... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
She Gives It A 10+

She Gives It A 10+

10+   That’s what Teresa Kempner from Easton, MA rated her experience in Parenting Through a Jewish Lens (Ikkarim) held in Sharon this year.  ... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting