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Jewish Secular Humanism

Jewish secular humanism celebrates Jewish life while foregoing appeals for divine intervention, instead putting our faith in human reason and human power as the best vehicles for improving the world. This belief system underscores Peretz Centre's cultural celebrations as well as our educational programs.


Jewish Secular Humanism Additional Resources


 The CSJO is composed of independent organizations whose unity of purpose is a secular expression of our Jewish heritage, with particular emphasis on the cultural and ethical precepts of Jewish learning.


Society for Humanistic Judaism 
Humanistic Judaism is a nontheistic congregational alternative in contemporary Jewish life. It was established by Rabbi Sherwin T. Wine in 1963 in Detroit, Michigan.


8 ways to discuss Jewish history and culture with your kids
1. Provide the definition of Judaism.
2. Connect it with preexisting experiences.
3. Talk about religious identity.
4. Research questions together.
5. Consider their age.
6. Use helpful tools.
7. Listen to their feedback.
.8. Share the holidays.
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