Building a Community Starts at Birth


Publication Date: December 2006

Publisher: Forward Association

Author(s): Mark I. Rosen

Research Area: Culture and religion

Keywords: Family; Education; Jewish Identification

Type: Other

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Jewish life begins at birth, not when pre-teen children start preparations for their bar or bat mitzvah. Yet families with young children are largely uninvolved in Jewish life.

The Jewish Daily Forward, 12/29/2006