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The Jewish Childrearing portion of the s.c.j. FAQ was developed by the soc.culture.jewish.parenting Advisory Board committee, the advisors and moderators of the soc.culture.jewish.parenting newsgroup, and past contributors to the S.C.J FAQ. Specific contributors include: Shoshana L. Boublil, Rabbi Jim Egolf, Robert Kaiser, Hillel Markowitz, Jennifer Paquette, and Linda Zell Randall. It is maintained by Daniel Faigin <>

[Got Questions?] Comments and corrections are welcome; please send them to Note that the goal is to present a balanced view of Judaism; where a response is applicable to a particular movement only, this will be noted. Unless otherwise noted or implied by the text, all responses reflect the traditional viewpoint. However, you should not make any assumption as to accuracy and/or authoritativeness of the answers provided herein. In all cases, it is always best to consult a competent authority--your local rabbi is a good place to start.

A special thank you... Special thanks for her patience and understanding go to my wife, Karen, who put up with me hiding at the computer for the two months it took to complete the July/August 2000 remodel of the entire soc.culture.jewish FAQ and Reading Lists. If you think the effort was worth it, drop her a note c/o

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