Parenting Through A Jewish Lens

Learn from both ancient and contemporary sources of wisdom that you are not alone in your parenting journey and connect with other families in your community.

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  • time Parents of all stages
  • location Synagogues, community spaces, and living rooms
  • duration Parenting Young Children (6 sessions);
    Parenting Tweens (5 sessions);
    Parenting Teens (4 sessions);
    Grandparenting (4 sessions)
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Parenting Your ‘Tween and Teen Through a Jewish Lens  

The practical and emotional challenges of raising pre-teens and teens in today’s world often seem overwhelming. Learn from both ancient and contemporary sources of wisdom that you are not alone in your journey through these complicated life stages.

Parenting Your ‘Tween Through a Jewish Lens and Parenting Your Teen Through a Jewish Lens create supportive communities of parents where you will explore compelling Jewish texts and traditions and share stories and ideas about raising preteens and teens today.

Parenting Through a Jewish Lens welcomes the participation of parents from all faiths, cultures, families, and experiences.

Parenting your ‘Tween (ages 9-13):

1. Parenting Through a Time of Change
2. Permitting New Freedoms and Communicating Effectively with Your Tween
3. Guiding Tweens Towards Mindful Speech
4. Cultivating Jewish Connection in Our Tweens
5. Fostering an Ethic of Caring

Parenting Your Teen (ages 13-19)

Part One: Grit and Grace While Raising Teens

1. Your Parenting Journey
2. Expectations and Dreams
3. Your Teen is a Unique Being
4. Effective Communication

Part Two: Parenting Teens in an Age of Unprecedented Choice

1. The Good in the Selfish Me
2. Peace in our Non-Stop World
3. Jewish Pride and Combatting Anti-Semitism
4. Making Mistakes and Second Chances

Both in class and at home, Parenting Your Tween Through a Jewish Lens was a thought-provoking and fun opportunity to think about our family’s culture in new ways.

Parenting Your Tween Participant

Want to learn more about Parenting Through a Jewish Lens?

If you need additional information or have questions about registration, please contact Ahava Rosenthal, director of Parenting Through a Jewish Lens, at or 617-559-8734.