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What is Chesed?

In the Jewish tradition, kindness is expressed with the Hebrew word chesed. Like many Hebrew words, chesed does not translate precisely into English. The word means more than simply “kindness.” Learn more in this post.

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Teaching Children About Inner Strength

Kids understand physical strength--they emulate their favorite superheroes and grownups and regularly test their own limits, physical and otherwise. Translating the idea of inner strength or willpower, can be a little bit trickier.

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