How The Torah Portion Relates to Current Events

This past week's Torah portion said "Every man whose heart inspired him...and everyone whose spirit motivated him..." donated materials to the tabernacle (Exodus 35:21). This reminded me of how people are being generous now with their time, their resources: shopping for quarantined friends, placing calls to those who may be lonely at this time. The … Continue reading How The Torah Portion Relates to Current Events

Differentiating Between My Inner Child and My Actual Child

When we started social distancing last week, I was confused. We decided on no playdates, but neighborhood walks seemed okay. We kept our distance when speaking to people, even my toddler daughter did. There was one time though that as we were chatting, a child picked up a bug, which my daughter soon after picked … Continue reading Differentiating Between My Inner Child and My Actual Child