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Raising your child to be a mensch

by Neil Kurshan

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Child rearing -- United States,
    • Parent and child -- United States,
    • Children -- United States -- Conduct of life

    • Edition Notes

      StatementNeil Kurshan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ769 .K87 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 111 p. ;
      Number of Pages111
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2552755M
      ISBN 100689116551
      LC Control Number85048149
      OCLC/WorldCa15790716

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        Perhaps what I mean is a ‘mensch’ which was best described by Neil Kershaw (Raising Your Child To Be A Mensch). ‘Menschlichkeit is responsibility fused with compassion, a sense that one’s own personal needs and desires are limited by the needs and desires of other people.   This book is due out 6 January , ordering information follows: ISBN: St. Martin's Press Trade Paper $ Slovie Jungreis-Wolff Raising a Child with Soul. If you are raising children yourself, know someone who is raising children, or need to raise your own spiritual child, you cannot afford to be without this book.

      A recent one is Rabbi Neil Kurshan whose book is titled "Raising Your Child to be a Mensch." There is no direct translation of that word, but in a description of the book it is stated that "the term reflects a social ideal of traditional culture, representing decency, generosity, kindness and above all — integrity.".   Parent Child Help Recommended for you. Raising Your Spirited Child-Judy Arnall Amanda Roy Recommended for you. "Raising .


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Raising your child to be a mensch by Neil Kurshan Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book validates right motives and right values and encourages parents and others to make the case. The book is written by a rabbi but it isn't religious. A mensch is a decent and caring person.

There is no pattern or correct formula leading to the desired results. Only parents care about raising kind and courteous children/5(3). out of 5 stars Raising your child to be a mensch.

Reviewed in the United States on Aug Verified Purchase. An oldie but goodie. Used its guidance in raising my own children and quotes from the text when doing public speaking. Just bought these 3 copies for my children to use when raising my 5 (so far) by: 2.

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Raising a Mensch offers a proactive and positive approach to teaching good middos. This innovative and interactive book enables you to explore and practice one middah each week by means of the following: A typical scenario involving a child and a particular middah, along with discussion questions.

Raising Your Child to Be a Mensch Neil Kurshan, Author Atheneum Books $0 (p) ISBN Buy this book Kurshan, a New York rabbi, likes to gag: in one related here, the mother of a.

If there’s one overarching lesson of the book, it’s that Jewish-style child rearing, at its best, is about raising a mensch — a person of true goodness and integrity — which is less of a Author: Jennifer Bleyer.

We have to say: “This is how to raise a mensch,” not: “This is how I want to raise somebody who gets the highest test score or gets the most Valentines.” You want to raise a kid who will stand up against injustice, which is a big part of Jewish history, and will be kind.

That should be the goal of parenting, to raise a kind person. Rabbi Neil Kurshan, author of the book Raising Your Child to be a Mensch, characterises it as "responsibility fused with compassion, a sense that Author: Simon Rocker.

Raising a child to be a mensch entails conscious and ongoing attention. Raising a Mensch offers a proactive and positive approach to teaching good middos. This innovative and interactive book enables you to explore and practice one middah each week by means of the following: [book icon].

Rabbi Neil Kurshan, in his book ‘ Raising Your Child to be a Mensch,’ writes these words, “Menschlichkeit is responsibility fused with compassion, a sense that one’s own personal needs and desires are limited by the needs and desires of other people. A Mensch acts with self-restraint and humility, always sensitive to the feelings and.

Resources for Jewish Parents: Raising Your Child to Be a Mensch A Selected Bibliography from The Auerbach Central Agency for Jewish Education (ACAJE) of Greater Philadelphia.

Abramowitz, Yosef I. & Susan Silverman. Jewish Family Life: Traditions, Holidays, and Values for Today’s Parents and hildren. New York: Golden Books, File Size: KB. With each Jewish holiday that rolls around, I am always looking for ways to get creative at home.

Raising a child outside of the synagogue is no easy task so as Jewish “home-shuling” parents we need tools and resources to make learning about our faith and culture fun for our children.

“A Sweet Passover” by: Leslea Newman is a fantastic book for Passover. Raise Your Kids without Raising Your Voice is a complete manual for the first 20 years of childrearing. Based on Torah principles regarding respect for self and others, it gives parents simple and practical strategies for negotiating every parenting issue in an anger-free, stress-free way.

Mensch is the Jewish term for a person of honour or integrity. A ‘mensch’ would be someone who is kind and considerate. Rabbi Neil Kurshan has written a book called “Raising Your Child to Be a Mensch”. He suggests that a “mensch” is a person who acts with self-control, humility and thoughtfulness.

A mensch realises. "His answer: `You want to raise a mensch who is a strong person,'" Gottman said. But how one goes about raising a mensch — Yiddish for "decent human being" — can be difficult to determine. Offering his particular response, Gottman has co-written a new book called "The Heart of Parenting: Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child.".

Badger your child with comparisons of how you handled things better when you were her age. Make it clear that your child is still a vital part of your family, even if she is living independently now.

Close the doors to your child if she needs to come home for a little mother love when the. Parenting lesson one: Raising a mensch Children need your love and the reassurance that you are there for them and will provide a safe and secure environment in which to grow.

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“Make Mine a Mensch” is not just a book but what is aimed to become a movement which recognises that “our children are our future” and nothing is of greater importance than raising a mensch – a happy, well-adjusted resilient child who possesses a strong self-identity, respects himself and others and most essentially his parents.

Popular Series & Authors for Year Olds Use the book and author suggestions below to match the reading level and interests of your child. Mensch is a Yiddish word that literally means “a human being,” but it implies a person with a strong moral character. If you take your child to the grocery store, in the checkout line he or she will see the covers of the women’s magazines.

In Raising Children Compassionately, Dr. Marshall B. Rosenberg asks people to think about.Read the PJ Library Book Estie the Mensch (3’s) By Jane Kohuth Illustrated by Roseanne Litzinger Published by Random House Synopsis Estie is a quirky and somewhat socially awkward little girl, whose family constantly reminds her to “be a mensch,” or act like a well-behaved human being.