New Parents Bibliography

A brief bibliography to get you started on Jewish new parent resources. This is not an exhaustive list of resources, and Jewish Together – Boulder does not specifically endorse any of these books or their content.

The Jewish Pregnancy Book by Sandy Falk, MD and Rabbi Daniel Judson. Used by Jewish Baby University.
The New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies and Customs – A Guide for Today’s Families by Anita Diamant
How to be a Jewish Parent: A Practical Handbook for Family Life by Anita Diamant and Karen Kushner
A Time to Be Born: Customs and Folklore of Jewish Birth by Michelle Klein
Celebrating Your New Jewish Daughter: Creating Jewish Ways to Welcome Baby Girls into the Covenant by Debra Nussbaum Cohen
Becoming a Jewish Parent: How to Explore Spirituality and Tradition with Your Children by Daniel Gordis
Beyond the Sling: A Real Life Guide to Raising Confident Loving Children the Attachment Parenting Way by Mayim Bialik
Parenting as a Spiritual Journey Deepening Ordinary and Extraordinary Events into Sacred Occasions by Rabbi Nancy Fuchs-Kreimer
Motherprayer: The Pregnant Woman’s Spiritual Companion by Tikva Freymer-Kensky
Celebrating Your Jewish Daughter: Creating Jewish Ways to Welcome Baby Girls into the Covenant by Debra Nussbaum Cohen
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children by Wendy Mogul
The New Jewish Baby Album: Creating and Celebrating the Beginning of a Spiritual Life—A Jewish Lights Companion by the Editors at Jewish Lights