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And Meet The Challenges of Parenthood.
With Support, Information & Guidance From
The Shaarey Zedek Eugene & Marcia Applebaum
Beth Ha el & Jewish Parenting Center.
Parenting...For the last 5,000 years, we J
ewish parents have loved, guided, taught, and encouraged our children and our children's children.
Raising a child involves many choices. For parents
Parenting is at the heart of our proud Jewish heritage; a family means love; a family means life itself. ■
raising a Jewish child, these choices are enriched by tradition, rituals and Torah. Through the centuries, Judaism has been devoted to the wisdom of a way of
Our Jewish Parenting Center has been established to help families address contemporary
life. Now, in the 1990s, we are faced with new circumstances. ■
challenges as well as traditional questions. It is a loving and educational place, a place where we can gain strength by sharing individual experiences and seeking
single parents, gran dparents, experienced and "slightly-used" parents.
the expertise of others. • Our Jewish Parenting Center is for all parents desire to parents,
the Jewish tradit ion of family into the 21st century. Here is a place
All are welcome to share their knowledge, insights and especially their
for those who seek real answers. Here is a place to simply be a family - all within a healthy Jewish environment.
(PC-10) S ecial Time With
(PC-7) Grand Time
CONT. FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN 3-6
Special Needs Children
Especially for Grandparents with
FOR FAMILIES WITH BABIES
(PC-5) Cooking Up Something
Features Jewish activities that are
Grandchildren Ages 3-6)
(PC-1) First Time Folks -Happy
Special With Abba
Invite your parents to have a grand time with developmentally appropriate for you to
share with your child. Materials were
Parents Make Healthy Children
Dads and kids will be elbow deep in the
your children. Grandparents and
This is a n opportunity for new parents to
gather to talk about the things that have
suddenly changed overnight - intimacy, child
development, health and building a Jewish
family. Meet other new parents who share
the daily challenge of parenting.
four food groups as they exercise their
kitchen creativity. Once the cooking is under
way, Abba, et. al. will learn songs and hear
stories that will make their time together
even more special.
Time: Sundays, 1:00 - 2:30
Dates: Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22
Fee: $30, member*
Time: Sundays, 10:30am - 12noon
Dates: Oct. 4 - Happy Parents Make
Healthy Children, The Power Of
Humor in The Family
Nov.1 - Child Development & Health
Dec. 6 - Love, Intimacy & The Jewish Family
(PC-6) Entertainment Tonight
You're the star! Get ready for eve
in a new way. Generate excitement and
build the holiday drama through specific
Jewish sing-alongs, stories and crafts where
older siblings can join in.
Fee: $20 per couple, member*
$30 per couple, non-member
Child care available by reservation only!
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The Kitchen Table
Performers: Loie Meeron, Maureen
Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
Dates: Monday, Sept. 21, and
Wednesday, Dec. 16
Moms, bring your babies and come sit at
our kitchen table for stimulating and thought
provoking talk about whatever is on your
mind in a comfortable caring atmosphere-
keeping self-esteem as a mother; making
Jewish choices about raising a child;
choosing child care; maintaining health and
nutrition; managing sibling rivalry; learning
Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
Dates: Wednesday, Oct 14, and
Monday, Dec. 14
Location: Shaarey Zedek, Southfield
Botb groups are invited to our Sukkot
Oct 14 at the
celebration on Wednesday,Oct.
Shaarey Zedek Southfield location.
Guests: Rabbi Leonardo Bitran, Raquel
Gershon, Carol Golob, Janet Pont, Brenda
(PC-2) Kitchen Table I
Mothers of babies birth - 9 months
Fee: Tzedakah appropriate for the holiday
Sept. - in anticipation of the high Holy
Days please b ring apples and kosher
honey for JARC.
Oct. - in honor of Sukkot please bring
canned food for the bank.
Dec. - for Chanukah please bring warm
coats, hats and mittens for the homeless.
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Time: Mondays, 9:30 - 11:00am
Dates: Oct 26, Nov 2, 9,16, 23, 30
(PC-3) Kitchen Table II
Mothers of babies 10-15 months
Time: Thursdays, 9:30 -11:00am
Dates: Oct. 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19
Fee: $25, member
Time: Thursdays, 9:30 - 11:00 am
Dates: Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3
Fee: $30, member*
Time: Sundays, 9:30 -11:00am
Oct.. 4, , 11 , 18 , 25
Fee: $30, member*
(PC-8) Hebrew Head Start
Bring your child and learn to make simple
Hebrew vocabulary and holiday happenings
come alive. Materials will be distributed for
y yoouurtohoulsideayinccelalesbsraatniodna t home to enhance
Time: Thursdays, 1:00 - 2:30pm
Dates: Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10
Fee: $35, member*
(PC-9) Mentsch Making -
S.T.E.P Systematic Training
for Effective Parenting
Course offers practical guidelines for raising
happy, healthy, Jewish children. Learn to
understand why children misbehave and
techniques to help solve these problems.
Appropriate for parents of young children.
Class size is limited. This series is co-
sponsored by the Beth Hayeled.
Time: Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Dates: Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19
Fee: $40 per parent, member*
$50 per couple, member
$50 per parent, non-member
$60 per couple, non-member
FOR PARENTS ONLY WITH
CHILDREN OF ALL AGES
(PC-11) Celebration Series
how home ritual can strengthen
Explore skills, Jewish identity and family
n. Co away with new skills and
extensive resources that will enhance your
family life. The best gift you can give your
family and yourself!
Time: Mondays, 7:30 - 9:00pm
Dates: Nov. 2, 9, 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14
(no class Nov. 16)
Fee: $35 per person, member*
$45 per couple, member
$45 per person, non-member
$55 per couple, non-member
(PC-12) The Wonder Year-
Whose Bar/Bat Mitzvah
Is It Anyway?
This three-part series is also an open forum
of discussion of how this meaningful event
affects you as well as your sixth graders
entering the Bar/Bat Mitzvah cycle. Focus
will be developing self-esteem.
Time: Wednesdays, 7:30 - 9:00pm
Dates: Nov. 4, 1 1, 18
Fee: Included in Bar/Bat Mitzvah
tuition fees for member*
AGES 11 AND OLDER
FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN 3 6
(PC-4) Chanukah Happening
developed especially for you to use with
y h o o u m re c. hild at the Parenting Center and at
grandchildren will deepen the relationships
they already share through memory -
making adventures, crafts and storytelling.
(PC-13) Certified Babysitting
For students eleven years of age and over.
They will learn: basic first aid, child
development, handling emergency
situations, child care, Jewish stories,
lullabies, and prayers. Students will receive
a Red Cross certification card on successful
completion of the class as determined by
the instructor. Space is limited
In this workshop you will learn about
Chanukah games, customs and books to
share with your children. This is your
opportunity to create your own family
traditions and life-long memories.
Time: Wednesday, 10:00-11:30
Date: Dec. 2
Fee: $7, member*
EUGENE & ivlARCIA APPLEBAUM
JEWISH PARENTING CENTER
CONGREGATION SHAAREY ZEDEK - B'NAI ISRAEL CENTER
Time: Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:30pm
Dates: Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, Dec. 2, 9
Fee: $25, member*
For additional information and brochure, call
*Congregation Shaarey Zedek
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