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A former director of media relations, Meredith L. Jacobs has spent the last decade creating programs and events for local charity groups, schools, and synagogues. In 2004, she developed a series of workshops about Shabbat for women's groups that inspired this book. Jacobs's monthly column on family and parenting appears in Jewish newspapers in Baltimore, Los Angeles, Cleveland, Phoenix, and Detroit. She lives with her husband and their two children in Rockville, Maryland.
Easy read. Clear and concise. Great to share with family when explaining and teaching. I would have preferred better paper quality. But the content is greatPublished 1 month ago by Guillermina Teixeira
I find myself referring to this book often...even after reading it word for word! Highly recommend as a practical guide to Shabbat with the family!Published 6 months ago by Kyla H.
Well written with wonderful explanations to follow. Wonderful recipes and projects for children.
Clear summaries of the weekly Torah portion .
found some great meals and how to think about and how to plan for that special friday meal as well to follow that meal with some special time for family reflections.Published 18 months ago by Ronald M Dzierzawic
I use this book every Friday evening now! Lots of good information about recipes, blessings, and dinner topics with the kids, very worthwhile purchase.Published on September 19, 2008 by Sharon Friedman
Loved this book so much that I bought another for a friend (which she will receive for a Hanukkah gift). Very reasonable approach to celebrating Shabbat in today's modern world.Published on November 18, 2007 by Virginia Quilter
The modern, busy Jewish mother here receives a key to getting everything done in 24 hours AND to putting on Shabbat to bring a busy family together. Read morePublished on October 6, 2007 by Midwest Book Review