Classes

Chassidishe Chinuch

Talk One (5777/ 2017).A talk given at the conference on Chinuch that took place in New York the week of Gimmel Tamuz. The class begins with ideas about child rearing (in the mind of the Rebbe) in general. Then we move on to Chassidishe Chinuch: Fire and honey. Faith and development of the mind. 1)...

Chinuch.

Pittsburgh, Pa. 11 Nissan 5777/ 2017. Chinuch cannot be a reaction to the way we were raised; that is not parenting, but living out our childhood through our Children. Chinuch means deciding what we want our children to be and work to make it happen. “I want my children to be like me”.

Oholei Torah Melave Malka (5777/ 2017)

A talk on balance, faith, and hard work.

Our children are everything

An overview of the basic attitudes in Chinuch given at Maon Noam outreach center. Five points: 1) Shalom Bayis 2) Being a living example at home 3) the ongoing conversation in a Jewish home 4) school 5) friends. We have more influence over our children than we think. We must use it, but without too much...

Parenting - It's Never Too Late

This is a wonderful talk on parenting that will make you laugh and provide you with many useful ideas whether you are planning to be a parent, in the middle of raising children, or a grandparent. Teachers will also find much value here. The talk was originally given on the occasion of Pesach Sheni but...

Parshas Toldos (a lesson in Chinuch) 5780 (2019)

Parshas Toldos (a lesson in Chinuch) 5780 (2019) Aisav is greater but extreme, Yaakov is balanced and sustained. The lesson in our lives. First Version: Yeshiva. Second Version: Chicago, Rosh Chodesh Kislev Farbrengen

Story Telling (Beth Rivkah Seminary 5780/ 2019)

Story Telling The place of telling stories in our culture. When is telling stories that didn’t happen exactly as told education and when is it lying. A story that is true, even when it isn’t, is educational. What about negativity and sadness, and learning about the hardships of “the real world”.

Three Talks on Chinuch ideas questions and answers, going into the 5721 (2020-2021) School year

Talk one.Given to teachers over zoom ideas about dealing with the Chinuch now (in general and after quarantine especially). Talk Two. Educating the children and Moshiach and faith and Temimus, sincerity, Talk Three.Questions and answers, some opinions and thoughts. This talk is a bit more informal feeling which is nice.  Also it is a more...

Two Talks on Chinuch (5781/ 2012) Chicago Ill.

Talk on Chinuch (5781/ 2012) Chicago Ill, Talk One:Self-esteem and Selfishness; what is the right balance. Bitachon In Hashem and ourselves. Talk on Chinuch (5781/ 2012) Chicago Ill, Talk Two:Introduction: Teachers are doing G-d’s work.One Side: Yiras Hashem, Ahvas Hashem and Ahavas HaTorahThe other Side: Work and development of skills.

וחי בהם, we must learn to live as Jews not to suffer. (Toronto 5776/ 2016).

Often what separates us from our children is the hardships we may have known that our children don’t know and want no part of. Understanding this will allow us to raise them, differently than we were raised so they should be the same as we are.