Parenting on a Prayer: Ancient Jewish Secrets for Raising Modern Children

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In Parenting on a Prayer, Rabbi Amy Grossblatt Pessah mines the Jewish prayer book to discover key values for
thoughtful parenting, relating them to the lessons she learned as the mother of three children.

"An important book for all who struggle and rejoice in the challenges of parenthood "
-- Rabbi David Ellenson, Chancellor Emeritus, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

"Every page of this inspiring work is filled with lessons to live by."
-- Rabbi Naomi Levy, author of Einstein and the Rabbi

"This precious book embraces us and our children in wisdom, compassion, and joy."
-- Rabbi Bradley Artson, Dean, Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies, American Jewish University

Product Details

Price: $21.60
Publisher: Ben Yehuda Press
Published Date: March 15, 2020
Pages: 186
Dimensions: 5.98 X 0.43 X 9.02 inches | 0.62 pounds
Language: English
Type: Paperback
ISBN: 9781934730713
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Reviews

"An important book for all who struggle and rejoice in the challenges of parenthood!"
-- Rabbi David Ellenson, chancellor emeritus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

"Rabbi Amy Grossblatt Pessah is a master teacher who brings Jewish prayers to life and reveals the inner wisdom of our tradition. Every page of this inspiring work is filled with lessons to live by."
--Rabbi Naomi Levy, author, Einstein and the Rabbi

"Parenting on a Prayer describes Rabbi Amy Grossblatt Pessah's sensitive and carefully observed spiritual journey through mothering three children. Pessah offers prayers and sacred texts, as well as narrations of her own memories, to inform an ethically aware, compassionate, and gentle but firm parenting strategy."
--Rabbi Jill Hammer, author, The Jewish Book of Days

"This precious book embraces us and our children in wisdom, compassion, and joy."
--Rabbi Brad Artson, dean of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies

"An ancient and modern guidebook to parenting and a reminder to parents everywhere of the tenderness and wisdom with which we are all held by the Divine."
-- Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., author, Kitchen Table Wisdom

"I only wish this book had been available to me when I was actively parenting."
-- Rabbi Daniel Siegel, spiritual director, ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal Canada