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The Best Gift You Can Give Your Children This Chanukah? A Financial Education!

What is the difference between giving our children money, or a bike or scooter?
Your Questions
Must I Give Gifts Every Night of Chanukah?

An underlying theme of Chanukah (and Chanukah gelt) is Jewish education.
Parshah
Emotional Starvation

When we understand that bullying behavior is often rooted in emotional starvation, we can respond with compassion and loving strength.
Miketz Parshah Quiz

Take this quiz to see how well you know the parshah of Miketz.
First Person
When I Stopped Praying

Chanukah represents much more than a physical victory. The menorah provides a guide to help us fight our inner, spiritual battles.
I Learned Who I Am in the Greek Islands

I asked myself, “How can you dress one way in one place and a different way in another?” To have one identity at “home” and another one when I was away felt off. It felt contradictory.
A Man at the Supermarket Reminded Me: Chanukah Reflects Giving

I remembered you saying, “If someone, even a stranger, has to bend down to ask, you have to walk over to give.”
Story
The Miracle of the Missing Menorah

Whether it was a silver goblet, an ornate spice box, or the Shabbat candlesticks, all they could do was acknowledge the disappearance
Lifestyle
For everything there is a season, a time for every matter under the heaven: A time to give birth and a time to die; a time to plant and a time to uproot that which is planted. A time to kill and a time to heal; a time to break and a time to build. A time to weep and a time to laugh; a time of wailing and a time of dancing. A time to cast stones and a time to gather stones; a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing. A time to seek and a time to lose; a time to keep and a time to cast away. A time to rend and a time to sew; a time to be silent and a time to speak. A time to love and a time to hate; a time for war and a time for peace...
— Ecclesiastes 3:1-8
Print Magazine

Fighting evil is a very noble job when it must be done. But it is not our mission in life.

Our job is to bring in more light.