SUPER EASY HANUKKAH DREIDEL CRAFT FOR KIDS
From the Blog, What We Do All Day
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This simple dreidel made out of recycled materials is a super easy Hanukkah craft for kids. Every child loves spinning the dreidel and like most kids who celebrate the Festival of Lights, my boys have a slew of dreidels. Nevertheless, it’s still fun to make your own (especially when it doesn’t take much effort!).
In Pittsburgh, Stars of Hope Bring Comfort to the Community
On the police barricades outside the Pittsburgh synagogue hang stars painted with messages of love and support for the Pittsburgh community.
In Pittsburgh, just days after the awful synagogue shooting, we spoke with Jeff Parness, the founder of the Stars of Hope organization.
Now My 7-Year-Old Understands Anti-Semitism
BY MELISSA HENRIQUEZ for Kveller
Early on Saturday morning — about an hour before the horrific news broke of the mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left eleven people dead — I was laying out my kids’ clothes, in preparation for a family photo shoot. Since this was a special occasion, I asked my 7-year-old daughter if she wanted to wear her hamsa, a Jewish amulet in the shape of an open hand that’s intended to ward off evil and protect the wearer.
There's a new way to keep your child from developing a peanut allergy
by Jaime Bender for FromtheGrapevine
Research suggests kids with moms who eat peanuts while breastfeeding are less likely to develop allergies when they're older.
When it comes to peanut allergies, there's a growing body of knowledge that points to early exposure as a highly successful prevention method.
And now, the evidence mounts, with a new study from researchers in Canada that suggests children whose mothers eat peanuts or peanut-based foods while breastfeeding are less likely to develop the allergy themselves.