I am approaching my fiftieth wedding anniversary, but I have vague memories from my long-ago youth of what it’s like to fall in love at first sight. Such experiences did not end well for me; neither does the affair portrayed in the story The Parting Gift (Other Press), written by Evan Fallenberg, an Ohio-born writer who now lives in Israel.
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.
What is the difference between individual spiritual experiences and collective experiences? Is one more powerful than the other? And, if so, what does that mean? Rabbi Rick Jacobs teaches how Parshat Pikudei highlights what can happen when communities become holy.
How can we be religious innovators, keeping the essence of tradition, but remembering how far we can go? Learn about these themes in Vayikra with Rabbi Rick Jacobs.
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