How to explain Teshuva to your children? How to prepare yourself and your family for Teshuva? What strategies to use to create Teshuva consciousness?
Welcome back to another episode of The Jews Next Dor! We are glad to have the amazing Rav Judah Mischel as our guest today! Rav Judah Mischel is the Executive Director of Camp HASC, the Hebrew Academy for Special Children. He is also the founder of Tzama Nafshi, and the author of the amazing sefer Baderech: Along the Path of Teshuva.
We are talking about parenting, preparing yourself and your children for Teshuva, using stories and experiential educational activities to engage children in Teshuva, and the importance of being authentic and real in everything you do. Tune in to hear more!
01:40 – Who is Rabbi Judah Mischel?
02:58 – Thoughts about parenting and giving advice to others
07:13 – Live what you preach to your children
11:24 – Preparing for Teshuva as an adult
21:47 – How does the Mischel family prepare for Teshuva?
27:02 – Everybody needs some polishing
33:27 – Thinking about the needs of others
36:20 – Using stories to engage children
40:44 – Scavenger hunt and kids creating their own Simanim
43:35 – What does it mean to be holy?
47:18 – How to create Teshuva consciousness?
52:37 – Leaving home and going to Uman for Rosh Hashanah
Special thanks to Mosaica Press for sponsoring this episode.