What happens when Hebrew school doesn’t work for your family
My memories of religious school are pretty varied. I remember visiting the sanctuary in first or second grade, a room whose enormity overwhelmed me, watching a few old men daven in the corner while our teacher pointed out the ark and the eternal light. I remember great conversations in our Jewish Studies sessions in later […]
When we started looking for a kindergarten for our son, we hadn’t expected to find a Jewish day school.
Classist assumptions in the Jewish community can make it tough to educate your children if you’re not as well-off as Jewish institutions assume you are.
She didn’t celebrate Sukkot growing up, but it’s just perfect for her young interfaith family to express gratitude for their garden and nature.
For most of my youth, the incomprehensible Hebrew beckoned, yet also seemed to symbolize exclusion.
I learned, first from my husband and later as a Hebrew school teacher to have patience with questions and tolerance when the answers provoked more questions.
She coordinated Judaic Studies for a Jewish day school, and never realized that some of the parents thought less of her because she was in an interfaith marriage.
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Three picture books for children deal with difficult issues in the biblical book of Genesis in an age-appropriate manner.