Nurturing Spirituality and Idealism in a Culture of Immediate Gratification and Materialism

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Instant Gratification
19 Jan 2010

Norman Blumenthal, Ph.D.

Many educators and parents are seeing children drifting from religious practice more out of indifference and ennui than anger or rebellion. In a time when so much is available with such ease and convenience, can we still inculcate time-honored values and practices that take effort and patience to acquire?

The Positive Jewish Parenting Communal Conference for Parents at Yavneh Academy, Paramus, NJ on December 26, 2009.

The words of this author reflect his/her own opinions and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Orthodox Union.