Raising a Jewish Child- Rabbi Pearce
2 Lake Street, San Francisco, CA
Raising a Jewish Child – A Scaffolding for Independence and Responsibility—
Utilizing both rabbinic education and a doctorate in psychology, Rabbi Pearce will engage parents by drawing on Jewish wisdom and psychological insights to guide them in raising their children.
This four-week course will focus on mitzvot, the Jewish action standards of kehilah—community; sh’lom bayit domestic tranquility that nurtures a peaceful home; hach’nasat orchim—hospitality to strangers; tzedakah—righteous giving; Talmud Torah—Jewish learning; bikur holim—visiting the sick; g’milut hasidim—acts of kindness; neemanut—faithfulness; chesed—benevolent goodness; tikkun olam—perfecting a broken world; and teshuvah—forgiveness. In addition, classes will also focus on discussing God, prayer, self-esteem, coping skills, dealing with disappointment, encouraging independence as well as over and under parenting.
9:00 am - 9:30 am | Family worship service led in a participatory, educational style…
10:00 am - 11:30 am | Led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer and Rabbi Sarah Joselow…
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Community service led by our teens and alumni who…