Tehillim Twenty-Two: Newborns

“They shall come and tell His righteousness to the newborn people, that which He has done (Psalms 22:32).” As an educator, I work with teenagers. But I sit next to colleagues who work with very young children, and it’s amazing to hear about the innocent wisdom and awareness of even the youngest kids. It seems clear to me that there’s no one correct time to start talking to a child about God and Judaism, and that kids understand a lot more than we give them credit for. The conversations and exploration of faith are lifelong journeys, and talking and teaching about them can start with newborns, as this verse indicates.


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