As sirens wail in the night and uncertainty looms over the homeland, these are challenging times to raise children in Israel. But even in the midst of fear and turmoil, the spiritual leaders and parents featured in this episode are demonstrating resilience, strength, and hope.
Despite their own worries for sons on the frontline or daughters living under threat, they open their homes and hearts to share hard-earned wisdom on parenting through crisis.
Tune in to hear how faith, service, and community are helping families navigate this difficult time, and gain insight into raising the next generation of Israeli leaders in both times of peace and war.
00:00 – Introduction
02:04 – Guests’ background and family structure
06:48 – How is war affecting guests’ children?
19:28 – The beginning of war and helping children to process it
29:54 – Maintaining a positive attitude and providing support
40:08 – Unique parenting challenges in wartime
44:13 – Dealing with theological questions from children
49:41 – How to take care of yourself in this sensitive time
1:01:20 – Building resilient muscles in children
1:09:53 – Final message for parents in Israel and America