Rabbi Lauren Ben-Shoshan, who holds a Masters of Religious Education, lives in Palo Alto, California, with her red-headed husband and their four small children. You can usually find her trying to extract her youngest off of the top of the refrigerator with finger paint still in her hair.
I often espouse controversial opinions. For example: Licorice is the worst. Under the right circumstances, yoga pants totally qualify as acceptable day-wear. Vegemite is disgusting (okay, that one is…only controversial in Australia). But, certainly in this context, what I am about to say might be one of my more controversial statements. We should talk to young Jewish children about Santa. In their first year of kindergarten, if not before. Every parent needs to have a “Santa Claus conversation.” It begins like this:… >> Read More