The countdown has begun – less than a year until my oldest child’s bat mitzvah. As a parent, mixed emotions flood my head. I want your thoughts.
Tag: "Jewish advice"
A perfect handbook? No. But Carin Davis dishes out plenty of witty advice in “Life, Love, Lox: Real-World Advice for the Modern Jewish Girl.” And the end result is pretty entertaining.
I want to eat ethically, but not kosherly. Is that okay? And if it’s okay, why do I feel so much guilt?
Dear Shuli: This situation with Talmud Torah of St. Paul has been causing a great deal of tzores. I want to support Talmud Torah, but I want to send my girls to public school. How should I respond? — School of Thought
Dear Shuli: It’s my favorite holiday, but this year I’m anxious about the upcoming Pesach (Passover). My mom recently remarried … Her new husband is Jewish, but totally secular. Should I invite both of them to our seder, or just her? — Passed Over
Dear Shuli: We’re trying to get to know our new next-door neighbors, who have two children about the same age as ours. Should I worry about their kid influencing mine, or hope that mine provides the good influence? — Neighbor Tsores
Dear Shuli: It seems that in today’s society, many Jews tend to stick together very exclusively. After years of anti-Semitism and persecution (that still exists today), do we feel it necessary to make others feel uncomfortable? Why are Jews so cliquey?