Jewish Kids from Scratch

Torah: The Basics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z47POo2k4oI The Torah is the foundation of our Jewish beliefs and religious practice. It is sometimes known as the Old Testament, but that is a Christian term, we call it the Torah. It is part of the Jewish Bible. The Jewish Bible contains some other books as well. The Torah contains the five Books of… Continue reading Torah: The Basics

Jewish Kids from Scratch, Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

It’s Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.  It is a time of celebration and reflection.  I’m here to give you all the basics, so that you can feel all caught up on the holiday and know how to respond when someone says “Shana Tova”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duISVG_SoiI&t=46s What is it? Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year.… Continue reading Rosh Hashanah: The Basics

Rosh Hashanah

High Holidays with a Baby

The high holidays are a time to celebrate and reflect which can be hard to do or nearly impossible when you have a baby. Whether you are able to bring your baby to services this year or if you’ll have to sit this one out. Hopefully using a couple of my tips and tricks your… Continue reading High Holidays with a Baby

Jewish Kids from Scratch, Rosh Hashanah, yom kippur

Help Your Kids Enjoy Services at Temple

The idea of bringing kids to temple can be overwhelming and stressful and every congregation has a different tolerance for kiddo noise and squirms.  I have been bringing my kids to services with me for a long time and also teach religious school, so here are some of my recommendations for making it easier. 1.… Continue reading Help Your Kids Enjoy Services at Temple