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How to Get Your Child to Love Being Jewish

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How to Get Your Child to Love Being Jewish

All the rules and restrictions of Torah seem to present a challenge in imparting to our kids an excitement for Judaism. Explore useful ideas and techniques based on teachings from the parsha.
Education, Mishpatim

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Anonymous February 25, 2017

Dear Anonymous from San Diego,

Do not give up, keep praying for them, maybe one day they do teshuva.
I did not know I was even Jewish until last summer. Things usually go down the slope this way, and once we realize, we must start crawling back up and it is quite an effort, but not impossible. One day your children, or grandchildren, or great grandchildren can realize there is a better way to be. Hitbodedut and trying to settle things with Hashem might help. Never give up. Shalom. Reply

Tessa Johannesburg July 6, 2016

Thank you for a lovely and engaging lecture - so light and full of so much conventional learning Reply

Anonymous San Diego June 24, 2016

I failed My children were so against their father's ways that my son has no religion since after his Bar Mitzvah and daughter refused to even date a Jewish guy.

She converted to Catholicism and proceeded to marry 3 non-Jewish men ... all very similar to her father!

I do not know how or what my mom z"l did to make both my brother and me to like and be proud to be a Jew - because she couldn't afford to keep us in Hebrew school while all of our cousins were studying through high school.

Of all the cousins, only my beloved brother z"l and I remained Jews. His 3 sons are not any religion.

I don't know the answer -- but I am most grateful to my mother for doing something right for us. Reply

Anonymous August 19, 2015

Thank you for the wonderful lecture. it's so helpful. I found the answers to many of my questions about how to raise a child in Judaism.
Naomi Reply

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