Mother and disability advocate, Gabrielle Kaplan-Mayer, gets real about the experience of parenting. What does Judaism's practice of Bikur Cholim (Attending to the Sick) have to teach us about shame, empath... y, and supporting the families of kids with disabilities?See lessSee more
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On January 18, 2016, my son George Chaim became Bar Mitzvahat our synagogue, Mishkan Shalom. Like my fellow parents who have experienced their adolescent children going through this intensive rite-of-passage, I am still kvelling, sometimes teary-eyed, as I face the reality that we have already experienced thirteen years of his-and my-life together.
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American Jewish University formerly University of Judaism is an independent Jewish university that includes an outstanding undergraduate school, the College of Arts and Sciences, as well as graduate programs in not-for-profit business administration, and education and the only rabbinical school on the west coast, The conservative Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies
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