How to Explain the Passover Story to Kids (PARENTS)

How to Explain the Passover Story to Kids (PARENTS)

As the Catholic half of a Judeo-Christian interfaith couple, I learned a lot about Passover from my late mother-in-law because Passover’s themes held great significance for her. As an educator and a feminist, she taught me that anyone can find relevance in this...
Living in the Moment this Christmas Eve – NY Daily News

Living in the Moment this Christmas Eve – NY Daily News

Preparations for “The Eve” spanned days when I was a kid, as they had for generations. Grandpa Tony invited everyone to his Italian pre-Christmas feast. Born into a family of 12 during the Great Depression, he couldn’t afford much. But Tony Mascolo of Coney Island...
How to Explain the Story of Hanukkah to Kids (Parents Magazine)

How to Explain the Story of Hanukkah to Kids (Parents Magazine)

The first night of Hanukkah 2020 is December 10, and this year more than any other is a great opportunity to take extra time to teach your family about the Jewish holiday that celebrates the power of light and miracles. “Hanukkah” means dedication in...