What do my children understand - and what should I tell them - about the Israeli-Palestinian violence?

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Written in response to the events of May 2021, this article provides a framework to have age-appropriate conversations about the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis.  The author reminds us that while we need not have all the answers to a child's questions about this crisis, we need to be willing to talk with them about "about the things they wonder and worry about."

Dr. Sivan Zakai is an associate professor of Jewish education at Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles. 

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  • After School and Beyond
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  • Early Childhood
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