• Discover the wonder of the Jewish family • Gain insight into children's behavior • Learn techniques to modify children's behavior • Enjoy each stage of your child's development • Laugh in the company of people who understand how you
The Eugene & Marcia Applebaum Jewish Parenting Center
Congregation Shaarey Zedek
or the last 5,000 years, we
Jewish parents have loved,
guided, taught, and
encouraged our children
and our children's children.
Parenting is at the heart of our
proud Jewish heritage; a family
means life itself.
all parents — new parents, single
parents, grandparents, experienced
and "slightly-used" parents. All
are welcome to share their
knowledge, insights and especially
their desire to continue the Jewish
tradition of family into the 21st
century. Here is a place for those
Raising a child involves many
choices. For parents raising a Jewish
who seek real answers.
child, these choices are enriched by
The Eugene and Marcia Applebaum
Jewish Parenting Center is a state-
tradition, rituals, and Torah.
Through the centuries, Judaism has
been devoted to the wisdom of a way
of-the-art facility with a multi-
media resource center, library,
playgrounds, activity rooms and
classrooms. We are fully staffed with
of life. Now, in the mid-1990s, we
are faced with new circumstances.
trained professionals who are
dedicated to helping you be the best
Jewish parent you can be. From the
blessing and naming of a new baby
to the Bar/Bat Mitzvah years, to one
day standing under the Chupah, our
Our Jewish Parenting Center has
been established to help all families
in the community address
contemporary challenges as well as
traditional questions. It is a loving
and educational place, a place
Jewish Parenting Center provides
information, resources and support
to help bring Judaism into the heart
where we can gain strength by
sharing individual experiences and
seeking the expertise of others.
Our Jewish Parenting Center is for
of family life.
■ To instill confidence.
■ To build self-esteem.
■ To enable parents to
■ To teach positive
You have been given the greatest
and most precious gift of all
gifts...your child! The relationship
you share is a lifelong commitment
that can only be fulfilled by you.
Parenting is exhausting as well as
exhilarating. Each stage — from
early childhood through adulthood
■ To enhance Jewish
— requires different skills and
approaches. The Eugene and Marcia
■ To be part of an
Applebaum Jewish Parenting
Center exists for you, you and all
the other parents faced with the
same concerns, challenges, and
questions about raising happy,
productive, loving, caring and
capable human beings.
We welcome all members of our
community to enroll and become
part of our grand adventure.
All classes and workshops are held at the
Applebaum Jewish Parenting Center, 4200 Walnut Lake Road,
West Bloomfield, unless otherwise indicated.
Babysitting available by reservation for daytime classes.
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