” There was this crazy thing where grown-ups were behaving badly, but MORE of the grown-ups were doing the right thing, and he will remember that.”
Author Archive for Sharon Rosenberg-Scholl
Sharon Rosenberg-Scholl has been a Twin Cities Early Childhood Jewish Educator for 17 years and lives with her wife and son in St. Paul. She cries when she votes, spent years designing an accessible, traditional, egalitarian, kid-friendly Passover Seder and makes better potato latkes than you do (Just saying).
We set out to find positive lessons he could learn from being targeted by this hateful anti-marriage amendment. Then what could be a lesson in the scary parts of life could become a positive lesson in the power to make the world a better place.
When I said the bracha and wrapped myself in my Tallit I was no longer an observer. I was not on the outside looking at others but feeling the embrace of my own tallit. And each time I run my hands through the fringe and wrap the tzitzit around my finger, I am transported back to being 3-years-old in shul, sitting next to my dad.