I was ridiculed and physically abused for being the wrong kind of Jewish boy. As a result, it took decades to come to terms with my identity.
Synagogue religious schools aren’t always the right fit, and day schools are too expensive. But programs teaching Hebrew language and Israeli culture offer a third option for parents who want to maintain a connection to their families’ roots.
“Studying some of the classic Sephardic books has opened us up to a range of different approaches and pedagogic models”
There’s an easy answer for Jewish communal leaders who fear for the future of liberal Judaism