Adina Soclof, MS. CCC-SLP is a certified Speech Pathologist. She received her master's degree from Hunter College in New York in Communication Sciences. She works as a Parent Educator for Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau facilitating "How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk" workshops as well as workshops based on “Siblings Without Rivalry.” Adina developed TEAM Communication Ventures and conducts parenting, teacher and clinician workshops via telephone nationwide. Adina lives with her husband and four lively children in Cleveland, Ohio. You can visit her at website at www.parentingsimply.com.
At the beginning of Sefirah (the counting between Pesach and Shavuot) last year, Cleveland’s LocalJewishNews.com posted an article reminding the community about the grave sin committed by great Torah scholars of this time. Rabbi Akiva’s students did not respect one another and, because of this, the Sefirah period became one of mourning. LocalJewishNews.com asked that people refrain from