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Shlomo Hamelech for a Day

An issue that comes across my desk from time to time is parents who seek my input regarding the challenge of setting up appropriate custody

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One Foot in Front of the Other

Dear Readers, The best gift you can give your children is to become well-versed in effective, research-based abuse prevention/child safety education. Please take 4 minutes

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The Kol Demamah Dakah

The Kol Demamah Dakah By: Yakov Horowitz When reflecting upon the life of our great rebbi, Hagaon Horav Pam z’tl, the encounter of Eliyahu Ha’Navi

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The Karasick Child Safety Initiative raises awareness among parents, educators and community leaders about the danger of child abuse and the importance of child safety education. Our groundbreaking children’s safety book, “Let’s Stay Safe!,” published in conjunction with Artscroll, is currently in more than 60,000 homes and early childhood classrooms.


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