A Sock or a Sandwich?

Day 2 | Recognize Human Need February | Adar   Perfect for Kids A Sock or a Sandwich? Clothing is often considered one of our baseline human needs, along with shelter and food. Folks experiencing homelessness are the first to be denied these needs, and while we may make assumptions about the needs that people […]

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Day 2 | Recognize Human Need February | Adar I Once Was Lost, But Now I Am Found For months now, we have been confined to our homes, spending endless hours indoors, isolated and masked behind screens. The more time that we spend inside and away from social interactions, the harder it can become to […]

An Eco-Friendly Purim

Day 2 | Recognize Human Need February | Adar Perfect for Kids An Eco-Friendly Purim There are four mitzvot central to the holiday of Purim, and each of them can be performed as a practice of gratitude:  Matanot L’evyonim: Give charity Mishloach Manot: Share food with others Megilla: Listen to or read the story of […]

What We Wear & Who We Are

Day 2 | Recognize Human Need February | Adar Perfect for Kids What We Wear & Who We Are Every day, when we wake up, one of the first things we do is change into our clothes for the day (even if, during the pandemic, those clothes are sweatpants and t-shirts). We rarely think about […]

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Day 2 | Recognize Human Need January | Adar Following Our Heart Leaders What would it look like to do a “startling” amount of kindness? As Rabbi Shai Held of Hadar shares in his talk below, our world is in desperate need of “heart leaders.” Can our gratitude motivate us to act with more kindness […]

Dress for Success: A Paper Doll Gratitude Game

Day 2 | Recognize Human Need February | Adar Perfect for Kids Dress for Success: A Paper Doll Gratitude Game The clothing we wear can serve different purposes and functions. The most basic, practical function is to clothe our body in a way that is appropriate to the weather or activity we currently face. We […]

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Day 2 | Recognize Human Need February | Adar Who Clothes the Naked Today, we continue our gratitude journey by paying attention to the role that abundance and scarcity play in and around our lives, and particularly the basic need of clothing and what it represents. What provides us with a sense of safety?In what […]