Children
Are Children Worth the Bother?

Are Children Worth the Bother?

Whenever I get into theological discussions with clergy of any faith, I always make the claim that God created man, and remains involved in our lives, because of our children. Though it may not be the final word in any religious debate,...

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Beginning a Child’s Education with Leviticus

Beginning a Child’s Education with Leviticus

The books of Genesis and Exodus are narratives, telling the stories of the Creation until the Exodus. Though these are fascinating tales that seem like prime material to tell children, there is a Jewish custom to begin a child’s Torah...

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Irreplaceable: Mourning the Losses of Terror Victims

Commenting on the tragedy of the Holocaust, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach once said, "It’s not just the number six million. We lost so many holy people". These words kept circling in my mind the last few days . . . "It’s not just the number – we...

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