Parashat Mishpatim presents a full catalog of laws, rituals, observance, and obligations that guide us in living a Jewish life of moral depth and courage. But, Rabbi Rick Jacobs asks, how do we, as liberal Jews regard these laws – which of them are we obligated to observe, and how?
Here are insights for interfaith couples raising Jewish children and what in-married Jewish couples can learn from the interfaith experience.
Learn what students do to achieve at school and what it does to their bodies, minds and spirits.
Learn how to talk to your kids and to your neighbors about how you define success and what you value most.
Hear a discussion on the importance of un-scheduling your kids so they can learn for themselves how to construct a meaningful life.
Discover how parents inadvertently communicate that their kids should cheat and instead how they can help kids find their passion and their purpose.
Hear about the challenges and benefits of summer camp for both parents and children.
Discover how technology has changed summer camp.
Learn about how summer camps accommodate special needs children.
Explore the things that make parenting harder, like dispersed families, divided attention and pop culture, and the things that remain core, like the love of parents for kids and the need to communicate values.