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Blessing Children

A Rabbinic Take on War of the Worlds

Rabbi Herb Cohen | Posted 09.17.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Herb Cohen

War of the Worlds reminds us that in times of crisis, family comes first. It is wise to nurture family ties with our young children so that we and they can enjoy the warmth and constancy of our mutual love as we and our children grow older together.

What It Means To Be A Father

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

As my daughter Michal prepared to embark on her year of study in Jerusalem, I wondered what to say as my parting words. What would you say to a child going away?

Blessing Each Other: A Parent's Sabbath Prayer

Judy Bolton-Fasman | Posted 10.31.2012 | Religion
Judy Bolton-Fasman

There is nothing sweeter in this life than blessing one's children, especially on a Friday night. When Anna and Adam were little I'd drop to my knees to so that they could look into my eyes and tacitly understand that blessing them was an act of thanksgiving and humility for me.