• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

jewish teaching within family

Extracts from this document...


Jewish teaching within family In this essay I will look at what Jews believe they must do to bring up and care for their family, what rabbi's say on this and what is written in the bible. The first thing I will examine is contraception many Jews consider a large family as a blessing from god and for this reason see contraception as a hindrance and interference with the divine plan. "God formed the world.... He created it not to remain empty; he made it to be populated" Isaiah but on the other hand Judaism regards preserving life as of much importance or more. ...read more.


Within Jewish marriage sexual behaviour is guided by a code of conduct from the torah in which a man and his wife are not allowed to have sexual relations during the wife's menstruation period and for an entire week after couples find this actually strengthens their marriage with each buying each other gifts or doing other non physical acts, after this a woman is supposed to go to a pool called a mikveh where she immerses her entire body in water, this is supposed to create an atmosphere almost like the engagement period. "A wife returning from the mikveh is as fresh to her husband as on their wedding day". ...read more.


They are supposed to teach them basic survival skills like swimming and a craft they are also supposed to teach them some things about the world like don't accept lifts from strangers which is considered as basic common in some places but in Judaism these are considered as religious obligations. They also are supposed to teach them morale obligations and to be morale people. They are given guidance and a guide sometimes it is necessary to punish a child says the Talmud but do not threaten to do so either do it right away or let it drop. Children are supposed to be as equally respectful to their parents though "see that they eat and drink, and take them where they need to go" Talmud. They must treat their parents with respect and avoid hurting them.` By Daniel Owen ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our AS and A Level Developmental Psychology section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related AS and A Level Developmental Psychology essays

  1. Fractions teaching

    In Years five and six, children consolidate and extend work done on relating fractions to division. The numbers are more extreme and involve more mental calculation, such as a nominator greater than one and the measures being operated on include time, which is not a decimal form or having to convert metres to centimetres.

  2. The Teaching of Writing.

    Children need to be provided with a range of stimuli to encourage and promote the development of writing skills. "Children gain more experience of writing through seeing it around them, imitating what they see, exploring its features for themselves (Browne 1996).

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work