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The first edition of Germany’s Jewish parenting magazine “Familienmentsch” hits the stands this month.

According to co-publisher Sandra Anusiewicz-Baer, the quarterly magazine’s purpose is to provide “modern answers to questions about Jewish parenting,” reflecting various Jewish orientations. The first theme is circumcision.

The publication’s website, in German, is

Baer, an educator by profession, said she was tired of having to look at English-language websites for tips on Jewish parenting. The new magazine is financed by private donations and a grant from the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

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