parenting
One Choice You CAN Make For Your Kids

One Choice You CAN Make For Your Kids

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz People familiar with very old television will remember the comedian Jack Benny. In one of his famous sketches, he was confronted by an armed mugger who demanded, “Your money or your life?” Benny hesitated,...

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An Impractical Law With an Invaluable Lesson

An Impractical Law With an Invaluable Lesson

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz When my precious young son was ten years old, he came to me in tears. He had just learned the section of the Torah about the rebellious son (Deuteronomy 21:18-21). “I love you Abba (father),” he said. “But...

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God’s Parenting Advice

God’s Parenting Advice

By Shira Schechter "There's no handbook for parenting."  We've all heard this quote in different forms. There are also no qualifications for becoming a parent, and so it is often very challenging to navigate the waters of parenthood. But...

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The First Rule of Parenting

The First Rule of Parenting

I’ll admit it. I like sleeping in on Shabbat. So when my precious ten-year-old son began nudging my shoulder at 6:00 AM on Saturday morning, I was tempted to roll over and hide under the blankets. But I didn’t. Being a parent is not a...

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