Month: March 2017

Finding Our Jewish Roots in the Past

A young person in the sixth grade is beginning to gain a sense of their own personal identity. As their ability to process the world around them expands, so too does their ability to explore beyond what they may be told by a parent or teacher and discover what is meaningful to them. Personal connection is paramount when it comes…

Jewish Identity in a Time of Anxiety

This is my third year as a fellow with the students at Kulanu: Cincinnati’s Reform Jewish High School, and I’ve reached the point where everyone but the seniors are kids I taught in ninth grade seminar. I feel like I know so many of them, and it’s been a joy to walk with them through such formative years of their…