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Baby Naming (4)
Bar/Bat Mitzvah (10)
Birth/Bris (2)
Conversion (1)

Divorce (9)
Funeral/Death (4)
Interfaith Marriage (5)
Kids 4 - 8 (22)

Kids 9 - 12 (18)
Parents (4)
Weddings (17)

Baby Naming >>

35,000+ Baby Names, by Bruce Lansky (Introduction)
Best Baby Names for Jewish Children, by Alfred J. Kolatch
Beyond Sarah and Sam : An Enlightened Guide to Jewish Baby Naming, by Linda Rosenkrantz, Pamela Redmond Satran (Contributor)
Complete Dictionary of English and Hebrew First Names, by Alfred J. Kolatch (Photographer)

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Bar/Bat Mitzvah >>

A Belfer Bar Mitzvah, by Gloria Teles Pushker, Judy Hierstein (Illustrator), Judith Hierstein (Illustrator)
Abby's Lucky Thirteen (Baby-Sitters Club, No 96), by Ann Matthews Martin
Bar & Bat Mitzvah in Israel : The Ultimate Family Sourcebook, by Judith Isaacson, Deborah Rosenbloom
Bar/Bat Mitzvah Basics : A Practical Family Guide to Coming of Age Together, by Cantor Helen Leneman (Editor), Jeffrey K., D.Min. Salkin, Julie Gordon (Introduction)
The Bar/Bat Mitzvah Organizer, by Peggy Mitchell
Bar Mitzvah: A Jewish Boy's Coming of Age, by Eric A. Kimmel, Erika Weihs (Illustrator)
The Bar Mitzvah Book
Bat Mitzvah: A Jewish Girl's Coming of Age, by Barbara Diamond Goldin
The Complete Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planner : An Indispensable, Money-Saving Workbook for Organizing Every Aspect of the Event-From Temple Service to Recept, by Linda Seifer Sage
For Kids--Putting God on Your Guest List : How to Claim the Spiritual Meaning of Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah, by Jeffrey K. Salkin

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Birth/Bris >>

Bris Milah: Circumcision
Witness To The Covenant of Circumcision : Bris Milah, by Dale Lieberman

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Conversion >>

Readings on Conversion to Judaism, by Lawrence J. Epstein (Editor)

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Divorce >>

Between Civil and Religious Law, by Irving A. Breitowitz
Divorce and the Jewish Child, by Thomas J. Cottle
Divorce in Jewish Law and Life, by Irwin H. Haut
Divorced Parent and the Jewish Community, by Nathalie Friedman
Jewish Community and Children of Divorce, by Nathalie Friedman
Jewish Divorce Ethics : The Right Way to Say Goodbye, by P. Bulka Reuven
When There Is No Other Alternative : A Spiritual Guide for Jewish Couples Contemplating Divorce, by Sanford Seltzer
Who Will Lead Kiddush, by Barbara Pomerantz, Donna Ruff (Illustrator)
Women and Jewish Divorce : The Rebellious Wife, the Agunah and the Right of Women to Initiate Divorce, in Jewish Law, a Halakhic Solution, by Shlomo Riskin

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Funeral/Death >>

A Candle for Grandpa : A Guide to the Jewish Funeral for Children and Parents, by David Techner, Judith Hirt-Manheimer, Joel Iskowitz (Illustrator)
At the Threshold : Jewish Meditations on Death, by Michael Swirsky (Editor)
Jewish Meditations on the Meaning of Death, by Chaim Z. Rozwaski
The Jewish Mourner's Book of Why, by Alfred J. Kolatch

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Interfaith Marriage >>

If I'm Jewish and You're Christian, What Are the Kids? : A Parenting Guide for Interfaith Families, by Andrea King, Alexander M. Schindler
The Interfaith Family Guidebook : Practical Advice for Jewish and Christian Partners, by Joan C. Hawxhurst, Joan C. Howxhurst
It All Begins With a Date : Jewish Concerns About Intermarriage, by Alan Silverstein

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Kids 4 - 8 >>

A Child's First Book of Jewish Holidays, by Alfred J. Kolatch, Harry Araten (Illustrator)
The Adventures of Hershel of Ostropol, by Eric A. Kimmel, Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
Celebrate! Stories of the Jewish Holidays, by Gilda Berger, Peter Catalanotto (Illustrator)
The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen : Seventy Ways to Have Fun With Your Kids and Make Your Family's Celebrations Special, by Joan Nathan, Brooke Scudder (Illustrator), B. Fetterman (Editor)
Classic Bible Stories for Jewish Children , by Alfred J. Kolatch, Harry Araten (Illustrator)
The Essential Jewish Trivia Book for Kids, by Kids for Kids, Harry Araten
Festival of Freedom , by Maida Silverman, Carolyn S. Ewing (Illustrator)
Good Yontif : A Picture Book of the Jewish Year , by Rose Blue, Lynne Feldman (Illustrator)
Hooray, It's Passover , by Leslie Kimmelman, John Himmelman (Illustrator), Susan G. Truesdell
Let's Celebrate Our Jewish Holidays , by Alfred J. Kolatch, Alex Bloch (Illustrator)
Let My Babies Go! : A Passover Story, by Sarah Willson, Barry Goldberg (Illustrator)
Illustrated Jewish Bible For Children , by Selina Hastings, Eric Thomas (Illustrator), Amy Burch (Illustrator), Claude-Bernard Costecalde
Matzo Ball Moon , by Leslea Newman, Elaine Greenstein (Illustrator)
Miriam's Cup : A Passover Story , by Fran Manushkin, Bob Dacey (Illustrator)
My First Book of Jewish Holidays, by Maida Silverman, Barbara Garrison (Illustrator)
Passover Magic, by Roni Schotter, Marylin Hafner (Illustrator)
Pearl's Marigolds for Grandpa, by Jane Breskin Zalben, Stephanie Lurie (Editor)
Power of Light , by Isaac Bashevis Singer, Irene Lieblich (Illustrator)
The Story of Passover, by Norma Simon, Erika Weihs (Illustrator), Erika Weihes (Illustrator)
This Is Our Seder , by Ziporah Hildebrandt, Robin Roraback (Illustrator)
Toby Belfer's Seder : A Passover Story Retold , by Gloria Teles Pushker, Judy Hierstein (Illustrator), Judith Hierstein (Illustrator)
When Zaydeh Danced on Eldridge Street, by Elsa Okon Rael, Marjorie Priceman (Illustrator), Virginia Duncan (Editor

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Kids 9 - 12 >>

The Broken Mirror : A Novella, by Kirk Douglas
The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen : Seventy Ways to Have Fun With Your Kids and Make Your Family's Celebrations Special, by Joan Nathan, Brooke Scudder (Illustrator), B. Fetterman (Editor)
Clouds of Glory : Jewish Legends & Stories About Bible Times, by Miriam Chaikin, David Frampton (Illustrator), Rashi Perush ra
Dreams in the Golden Country : The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl (Dear America), by Kathryn Lasky
Good-Bye Marianne, by Irene N. Watts
The Island on Bird Street, by Uri Orlev
Jacob's Rescue : A Holocaust Story, by Malka Drucker, Drucker Malka, Michael Halperin (Contributor)
Journey to America, by Sonia Levitin, Charles Robinson (Illustrator)
Journey to Ellis Island, by Carol Bierman, Laurie McGaw (Illustrator), Barbara Hehner
The Koufax Dilemma, by Steven Schnur, Meryl Treatner (Illustrator)
Milk and Honey : A Year of Jewish Holidays, by Jane Yolen, Louise August (Illustrator), Adam Stemple
Next Year in Jerusalem; 3,000 Years of Jewish Stories, by Howard Schwartz, Neil, ill Waldman (Illustrator)
Remember Not to Forget : A Memory of the Holocaust, by Norman H. Finkelstein, Lois Hokanson (Illustrator), Lars Hokanson (Illustrator)
The Shadow Children, by Steven Schnur, Herbert Tauss (Illustrator)
The Uninvited Guest and Other Jewish Holiday Tales, by Nina Jaffe, Elivia (Illustrator), Elivia Savadier (Illustrator)
When the Beginning Began : Stories About God, the Creatures, and Us, by Julius Lester, Emily Lisker (Illustrator)
While Standing on One Foot : Puzzle Stories and Wisdom Tales from the Jewish Tradition, by Nina Jaffe, Steve Zeitlin (Contributor), John Segal (Illustrator), Steven J. Zeitlin
Witnesses to War : Eight True-Life Stories of Nazi Persecution, by Michael Leapman

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Parents >>

Becoming a Jewish Parent: How to Explore Spirituality and Tradition With Your Children, by Daniel, Rabbi Gordis
How to Be a Jewish Parent : A Practical Handbook for Family Life, by Anita Diamant, Karen Kushner (Contributor)
Jewish Family : Authority and Tradition in Modern Perspectives, by Norman Linzer
Sacrifice and Other Stories, by Richard Cosmann

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Weddings >>

A Marriage Made in Heaven : The Sexual Politics of Hebrew and Yiddish (Contraversions, 7), by Naomi Seidman
The Committed Life : Principles for Good Living from Our Timeless Past, by Esther Jungreis, Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis
The Complete Jewish Wedding Planner, by Wendy Chernak Hefter (Introduction)
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments, by Shmuley Boteach
The Everything Jewish Wedding Book: The complete guide to planning the ceremony and celebration-from traditional to contemporary-for the most important day of your life, by Helen Latner
God, Love, Sex, and Family : A Rabbi's Guide for Building Relationships That Last, by Michael Gold
Heavenly Sex : Sexuality in the Jewish Tradition, by Ruth K. Westheimer, Jonathan Mark (Contributor)
It All Begins With a Date : Jewish Concerns About Intermarriage, by Alan Silverstein
Jewish Marriage : Rabbinic Law, Legend, and Custom, by Mendell Lewittes
The Jewish Way in Love and Marriage, by Maurice Lamm
Ketubbah : Jewish Marriage Contracts of the Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum and Klau Library, by Hebrew Union College Skirball Museum, Shalom Sabar
Kosher Sex : A Recipe for Passion and Intimacy, by Shmuel Boteach
The Magic Touch, by Gila Manolson
Marital Intimacy : A Traditional Jewish Approach, by Avraham Peretz Friedman
The New Jewish Wedding, by Anita Diamant
Outside/Inside, by Gila Manolson
Under the Wedding Canopy : Love and Marriage in Judaism, by David C. Gross, Esther R. Gross (Contributor)

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