Purim Gone Ape…

Purim is the commemoration of one of the most beautiful stories in Jewish history. If you aren’t familiar with it, follow this link. I love that the traditions and culture of Judaism include the children–not as an after thought or sideline but as the center of observation and remembrance. Purim is a holiday that the kids…

Healing Leaves

Today is the first full day of Sukkot. I love this Jewish holiday–the time when the family builds a “sukkah” or tent with branches on top and lives in it for eight days. It’s like camping. What child doesn’t love to sleep outside under the stars?