[This should be posted in every home with children as well as every classroom in the country] I’m deeply afraid of a world run by adults who werenever spanked as kids and got trophies just forparticipating.
A clear definition of Chutzpa Rabbi Shlomo CohenNovember 1992 When told they have been Chutzpadik most children will look at you as if you don’t know what you’re talking about. They certainly don’t. The following was developed and given to an 8 th grade class to define what I meant by Chutzpa. After they saw … Continue reading BHT Added for Freshness
Rabbi Shlomo Cohen www.HIQJEW.com Little girls daydream about the prince charming they will marry someday. Little boys don’t give it much thought at all…girls, yechh! Neither grows up with much of a handle on reality. The only marriage children get to see close up is their parents’. Too often, they pay little attention or, … Continue reading SHALOM BAYIS Achieving harmony and avoiding discord
Rabbi Shlomo Cohen www.HIQJEW.com In Frum circles there is a pressure to marry off children fairly young (by secular standards). In most cases it is surprisingly easy to match up a couple. Part of the reason is that these children have been raised in a social milieu where this is expected, their friends are all … Continue reading WILL YOU RECOGNIZE YOUR BASHERT? Dating among older singles.
Rabbi Shlomo Cohen www.hiqjew.com On Hoshana Rabba, Wednesday, October 22, 1997, we finally got word that the reason that Big Ab had been feeling weak and tired all summer was that his cancer had reoccurred and was terminal. D’vorah had been in Syracuse during Chol HaMoed and was with Savta when this news was received. … Continue reading CROSS THE BRIDGE SOFTLY – A moving saga of one man’s passing.
A practical guide and checklist Edited and revised by Rabbi Shlomo Cohen www.hiqjew.com First, a Mazel Tov! Congratulations on becoming a Kalla. You are entering a very special and exciting time in your life. Very suddenly, your time is filled with a hundred different things to do. This guide should assist you immeasurably. … Continue reading CHASUNA PREPARATIONS FOR THE KALLA
A practical guide and checklist by Rabbi Shlomo Cohen www.hiqjew.com First, a Mazel Tov! Congratulations on becoming a Choson. You are entering a very special and exciting time in your life. Very suddenly, your time is filled with a hundred different things to do. This guide should assist you immeasurably. 1-Ohr Somayach has a set … Continue reading CHASUNA PREPARATIONS FOR THE CHOSON
BY RABBI SHLOMO COHEN www.hiqjew.com Look around you. Secular society is falling apart at the seams and for all that, the Frum world says that they are maintaining their standards against the tide, it appears that there are major breaches in our defenses. Get a realistic view of what goes on in our schools. It’s … Continue reading THE 10 WORST MISTAKES PARENTS MAKE and how to avoid them