New Jewish Baby Book (2nd Edition): Names, Ceremonies & Customs―A Guide for Today's Families
The practical, inspiring guide for all Jewish people expecting a baby. Expanded, updated, and revised.
A complete resource to the traditions and rituals for welcoming a new child to the world and into the Jewish community, and for commemorating this joyous event in family life―whatever your family constellation.
- Provides ceremonies you can copy for handouts so that guests are an even greater part of the experience.
- Special section for interfaith families helps make the celebrations inclusive, comfortable, and joyous for all.
- Ceremonies for girls, as well as for boys.
"Drawn from the wealth of mythic, historic, religious, culinary, and literary traditions that surround the arrival of a new Jewish baby, and informed by contemporary insight and practice, The New Jewish Baby Book describes the many ways that new parents can celebrate the arrival of a child, the newest member of your extended families, and a unique and precious chapter in the on-going saga of the Jewish people."
―from the Introduction