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Wednesday, 17 Iyyar, 5779
  |  May 22, 2019

    OP-ED: What to Tell Children

    When tragedy hits close to home, we need not expose our young children to every detail. We must bear in mind that a child may make inferences and draw conclusions that we never even dreamed of, even with all of our sensitivity. Generally, the more the issue can be obscured, the better - Rabbi Shea Hecht writes. Full Article

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    thank you

    thank you for the article. yes, children do see things differently and may not always show it. many times it comes out in different ways. we need to listen.

    Rabbi Hecht, Thank You. and COL
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    Rabbi Hecht, Thank You. and COL

    Thank you so much for the article. it was so nice to see you wearing for the first time a black hat with the back brim up, by the Shluchuim kids conference call, and not just your cool red Yarmulke thank you for making the effort to try to look like a Chassid its important for our children too and for your children also.

    So important
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    So important

    Parents and educators take note – our children need much help and guidance to cope with such events – talk to them without dwelling on the horrific details

    thank you (but...
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    thank you (but...

    I dont like the above explanation it makes ppl, especialy children think, if I’ll be good G-d will take me)

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