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Sunday, March 19 • 16:00 - 16:45
Beyond the Big Guy in the Sky: Talking to Children about God

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How do we answer those difficult, dreaded God questions from children when we struggle with or reject traditional views of God ourselves? Drawing from formal theories in child psychology, the teachings of modern rabbis and ministers on the development of faith and spirituality and our personal experiences as parents and teachers, we will explore honest, age-appropriate metaphors and ways of engaging with curious children.

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Aurora Mendelsohn

Aurora Mendelsohn earned a PhD in cognitive psychology and currently works in institutional research at the University of Toronto. She has written about the intersection of Jewish ritual and liturgy, feminism and parenting for more than a decade (in the Toronto Star, the Forward, Sh'ma, and Lilth) and blogs at RainbowTallitBaby. She is a cofounder of Hagbah, a discussion group for observant, progressive, feminist Jews. Her connection with... Read More →


Sunday March 19, 2017 16:00 - 16:45
G3 16th Floor

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