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Why Bother Teaching our Children to do Mitzvahs?

We encourage our kids to excel in school academically, to try their hardest at sports, to be socially active, and yet, how many parents take the time to push their children to do good deeds? For bar and bat mitzvahs, we spend the time ordering everything from invitations to arranging the dj or band.  We buy nice clothes for the family and we take our kids to their Hebrew lessons.  Yet, sometimes in the midst of our chaotic lives,  while preparing for this momentous occasion, the entire purpose of actually performing a mitzvah gets shoved under the rug while preparing […]