In honor of 2 special anniversaries this week - you know who you are!
Also in honor of Devorah (see below)!
(To dedicate a future Table Talk, send an email.)
For weeks, our Devorah has been preparing for what she calls "My Gradulations".
She means, of course, her graduation from kindergarten.
The graduating class of six-year-olds were able to summarize a year's worth of learning in fifteen minutes of song. Very impressive.
If you'd like to compare how she looked just a year ago, click here.
Devorah is the first child in our family to have the dubious distinction to have no memory of the Land of Israel.
I'd hate for her to wait as long as this couple, but I guess better late than never.
By the way, if you are interested in the latest stunning archaeological finds in Israel, bookmark this link.
The flow of discoveries is almost like a river, too many to keep up with. Here is a cool one sent by a TT reader.
Question #1 for your table - On a scale of 1-10, how important is it to instill in American Jewish children a love for the Land of Israel?
Question #2 - What are the best ways to do this?
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Android version: http://tinyurl.com/amazingandroidcalendar
Bar and Bat Mitzvah gift suggestions at bestjewishkidsbooks.com (a service of JSL).
Rabbi Alexander Seinfeld
Jewish Spiritual Literacy, Inc.
3700 Menlo Drive
Baltimore, MD 21215-3620
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