What kinds of big questions do children and teens have about the events of October 7th and its aftermath?
How can you have an age-appropriate discussion with your child about the war in Israel and Gaza and rising anti-Semitism around the world?
What does it take for parents to speak with children in honest yet developmentally appropriate ways about difficult world events?
Join us on December 14, 2023 when Sivan Zakai, Ph.D., award-winning author and Sara S. Lee Associate Professor of Jewish Education at HUC-JIR/Los Angeles moderates a discussion for parents.
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Sivan Zakai, Ph.D.
Professor Zakai’s 2022 book "My Second Favorite country: How American Jewish Children Think About Israel" received national recognition from the Jewish Book Council as first-place award recipient in the category Education & Jewish Identity.
She is the director of the Children’s Learning About Israel Project and co-director of Project ORLIE: Research and Leadership in Israel Education and the Learning and Teaching about What Matters Project. She also serves as a senior editor of the Journal of Jewish Education and as a member of the faculty at the Mandel Teacher Educator Institute.