Tu B’Av: A Holiday of Love

On the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Av comes the ancient Jewish holiday of love. Celebrate with song and dance, a family activity, or just a simple "I love you."

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9 Children's Books About Kindness

When we praise our kids for unprompted acts of kindness, empathy, and generosity, we're helping them grow up to be mensches and we're also reinforcing a Jewish value known as chesed. Often translated as “loving-kindness,” chesed means giving oneself fully, with love and compassion. Here are nine fantastic books for small children that show how easy it is to be kind to others.

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Let's Talk About Love

Whether you choose to celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, the holiday provides an opportunity to talk about love and why it’s worth showing love, in small or big ways, throughout the year.

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Defining Love Through Action

How many times a day do you say or hear “I love you”? The statement “I love you” is what many adults perceive as the embodiment of love, and yet children perceive love in a very different way.

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