The deck is stacked against our kids. The Seder starts late at night — often after a day where we are too busy to pay attention to them. Our kids haven’t eaten good meals throughout the day (burn your chametz! eat no matza!). They are overtired, a little bored and overwhelmed. Then we ask them to sit at a Seder table for hours on end with no food. Not a great plan. Here are a few ways to make a Seder super kid friendly:
We’re giving away a copy of A Boy Named 68818 by Israel Starck. It is an excellent book to add to your family or school library.
This week’s Torah reading introduces us to the first seven of the ten plagues. Frogs are the second plague to hit Egypt. And while plagues don’t usually translate well into baked goods, we’re happy to present Frog Cookies this week!
In this week’s Torah reading, Moshe and Aharon beseech Pharoah to free the Israelites from slavery and to let them leave Egypt.
In this week’s Torah reading, Parshat Va’Ayra, we read about seven of the Ten plagues and Pharoah’s back-and-forth between promising the Jews permission to leave Egypt, and his subsequent “change of heart,” forbidding them from leaving.
In this week’s Torah reading, Parshat Va’Ayra, we learn about the first seven plagues that God brought on Egypt. For the first three plagues, God commands Moses to tell Aaron, his brother, to hit the water and then the ground to begin the plague.
Purim is a festival of joy and celebration but unfortunately one of a lot of waste too…
This week’s podcasts has us looking at how small struggles (and even big ones!) can help us become our best selves.
It’s been a rough week in Israel. Today we talk about owning your feelings and embracing your authentic self.