Parenting

Creating a Culture of Kindness

Aron Hirt-Manheimer
I sat down with Dr. Bruce Powell and Dr. Ron Wolfson via Zoom to discuss their significant new book, Raising A+ Human Beings: Crafting a Jewish School Culture of Academic Excellence and AP Kindness.

My Black Son is a Baby, But He Won’t Always Be

AK Neer
May 3, 2021
Being Black in America is its own journey within the journey of just being human, and living, and discovering who you really are on a soul level. Then there’s being Black and Jewish. And then there’s being Black, Jewish, married to a white Jew, and having bi-ethnic Jewish kids. It’s another journey, not an easy one at times, and instead of getting easier as I get older, we seem to be facing more challenges.

13 Jewish Stories about Moms for Mother’s Day

Kate Bigam Kaput
This Mother’s Day, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite stories about moms to share with you. We hope you’ll read them, enjoy them, relate to them, comment on them, and maybe share stories of your own mothers. Happy Mother’s Day!

Social Justice for Parents

Here you'll find videos, activity guides, training programs, and book reviews for teaching your children social justice values, connecting them with the Jewish value of tikkun olam (repairing the world).

Questioning Identity

Gina Drangel
Being Black and Jewish has given me the strength to walk proudly. I have been asked on many occasions how I could be Jewish. I always respond to these questions because I believe that asking questions is a profound way to grow and learn.