Summer Reading List

Check out our summer reading list, full of recommendations for parents and educators of Jewish youth, books by our recent event speakers, and what we’re reading at Moving Traditions.

Timely and topical:

  • The Awakened Brain by Dr. Lisa Miller
  • Ejaculating Responsibly: A Whole New Way to Think About Abortion by Gabrielle Blair
  • The Gender Equation in Schools by Jason Ablin
  • The Jews of Summer by Sandy Fox
  • We Need to Talk About Antisemitism by Rabbi Diana Fersko

On parenting teens:

  • The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising Girls with Courage and Confidence by Rachel Simmons
  • Girls & Sex; Boys & Sex by Peggy Orenstein
  • How to Hug a Porcupine by June Eding and Dr. Debbie Ellis

Timeless and thought-provoking:

  • The Emotional Lives of Teenagers by Lisa Damour
  • Four Thousand Weeks: Time Management For Mortals by Oliver Burkeman
  • Period. End of Sentence. by Anita Diamant
  • Sexual Citizens by Jennifer S. Hirsch and Shamus Khan
  • This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

Happy reading!