Holly Lebowitz Rossi

Holly Lebowitz Rossi

I'm a writer, reporter, and editor.

Health, parenting, yoga, religion, food, gardening, and children's music.

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“God Can Grow You” and Other Things Kids Think About God ...

“God Can Grow You” and Other Things Kids Think Abou...

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How Coloring—Without My Son—Became My Meditation Practice ...

How Coloring—Without My Son—Became My Meditation Pr...

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CJP Families with Young Children Initiative

By Holly Lebowitz Rossi. How Coloring—Without My Son—Became My Meditation Practice. A month after the Hanukkah gift wrap got recycled, I took a quick ......

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10 Activities for Meaningful High Holy Days with Kids

The 10 Days of Awe, which include Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Repentance), are perhaps the most meaningful and spiritually intensive days of the Jewish......

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mindfulness Blogs | Jewish Boston

02/01/2015. By Holly Lebowitz Rossi for CJP Families with Young Children Initiative · How Coloring—Without My Son—Became My Meditation Practice. A month ......

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parenting Blogs | Jewish Boston

Youhavetofuckingeat-750x562.jpg. Editor's Pick. 10/31/2014. By Holly Lebowitz Rossi for CJP Families with Young Children Initiative · Got a Picky Eater?...

Interfaithlanding 2012 update article
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Interfaith Couples & Families

By Holly Lebowitz Rossi for CJP Families with Young Children Initiative · “What Do You Want to Do About Christmas?” “What do you want to do about Christmas  ......

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“What Do You Want to Do About Christmas?”

“What do you want to do about Christmas this year?” The question from my mother-in-law, asked over breakfast during a late summer visit from New York, took me by surprise—first of all because it was months until the December holidays would be upon us, and second because my so......

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How Coloring—Without My Son—Became My Meditation Practice

A month after the Hanukkah gift wrap got recycled, I took a quick inventory of which gifts had made the most impact on our daily lives. Firmly in the “win” column is a set of colored pencils and a nature shapes coloring book that gets played with every single day....

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10 Activities for Meaningful High Holy Days with Kids

The 10 Days of Awe, which include Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and Yom Kippur (the Day of Repentance), are perhaps the most meaningful and spiritually intensive days of the Jewish year. But some of the themes of this season, like prayer, forgiveness and justice, can feel abstract t......

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Q&A: Mister G Delivers a Vibrant Jewish Musical Message

Latin GRAMMY Award winner Mister G Fans of the Boston children’s music scene have probably heard of Northampton’s Mister G, who often brings his high-energy, Latin-inspired family music show to town. Families might even be aware that the performer, whose real name is B......

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“God Can Grow You” and Other Things Kids Think About God

If you ask an adult for basic thoughts about God, you may find yourself either mired in a complicated philosophical discussion or greeted with a shrug and an uncomfortable glance, quickly shifting to a new topic of conversation. But ask a child to describe God and you will have a...

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What’s So Funny About Hanukkah? Ask the Kids!

The educator at my synagogue tells a funny story she’s heard in different forms over the years. In it, Santa asks a child what he wants for Christmas. Seated on Santa’s lap, the child looks up and says, “But Santa, I’m Jewish!” Santa replies, in a whisper, &ldq......