Shabbat Resources

Shabbat Videos: Here are some links to Tot Shabbat Videos made by Jennifer Altman For more fun videos go to: https://www.youtube.com/user/jenmiriam/videos Take a look at this great Shabbat songsheet. More Shabbat Resources Check out a whole array of wonderful resources for bringing the power and beauty of Shabbat into your family’s life. (From 18 Doors, […]

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Every Day Blessings

Morning Jewish Morning Rituals Video by Jen Altman Crafting Jewish Tradition for Young Children: Morning Rituals — Article on ReformJudaism.org that discusses ways to bring Judaism to the morning routine. Includes the morning prayer, Modeh Ani. Modeh/Modah Ani l’fanekha melekh chai v’kayam shehechezarta bi nishmati b’chemlah rabah emunatekha. In the morning, when I wake up, […]

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Virtual Jewish Birth Prep Workshop

Learn about rituals during pregnancy, labor and delivery, choosing a Hebrew or Jewish name, circumcision/bris, naming and welcoming ceremonies, Jewish perspectives on parenting and more. This class will be facilitated by JBN Director Carol Booth, JBN Program Manager and doula Jen Altman, along with other rabbis and lay leaders. Become informed and make friends. Honeymoon […]

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Adoption & Surrogacy

Adoption Adoption Connection – JFCS’ adoption agency has been a fully licensed, nonprofit adoption agency since 1985. The adoption agency’s mission is to make sure all babies are happy; it completes more than 100 adoptions annually and many more adoption home studies in California each year. Adoption Connection is licensed to work with birth parents (women and […]

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Infertility and Loss

Hasidah — The voice of hope and compassion that raises awareness of infertility, connects people to support resources, and reduces financial barriers to treatment in the Jewish community. Jewish Family and Children’s Services — provides direct support for families who have experienced miscarriage or infant loss as well as an extensive list of community and […]

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Planning Committee

The Jewish Baby Network is grateful for the talents and support from its Planning Committee Members: Rachel Tasch, Alex Lyon, Sarah Miller, Barbara Powell, Gary Geller, John Ammirati, Maya Benbarak, Andrea Hawksley, and Karina Rosinzonsky. We also receive support from our Community Advisers: Monica Kuniyoshi, Sara Gaviser Leslie, Marcia Lepler, and Dale Pearlman. […]

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Staff

Our staff is here to help you find the programs and resources that are right for you! Please visit the Welcome page of each region to learn more.   […]

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Bay Area Jewish and General Resources

Below are some resources related to Jewish pregnancy, birth and babies.  The list below is not exhaustive, but it will hopefully get you started in learning about how to bring Jewish life to your baby. Bris/Brit Milah Brit Mila – Brit Mila Program of Reform Judaism seeks to make the age old practice of brit […]

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