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Saturday, February 16 • 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Jewish Approaches to Parenting and Nurturing

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Many of us have heard the famous teaching that a father has several obligations toward his son. Among them, he must find a spouse for his son and must teach him Torah, a trade, and even the skill of swimming. What else can Jewish texts teach us about the responsibilities and techniques of parenting? We will explore biblical and rabbinic texts as well as contemporary approaches to nurturing in order to determine what is useful for both parents and non-parents in this 21st century.

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Abby Eisenberg

Abby is fascinated by the plethora of approaches to Jewish life and learning. Abby played a leadership role on the first Limmud NY programming committee, which led to her work as the CAJE Associate Director of Conferences. For the past four years, Abby has served as the Jewish Theological Seminary’s Director of Admissions for the pluralistic William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education and the non-sectarian Graduate School for... Read More →

Saturday February 16, 2013 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Brunswick C ballroom level