Thursday, January 20, 2011

Audio Shiur: Parshat Yitro - Religious Coercsion: Not as Bad as We Might Think

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Yitro - Religious Coercsion: Not as Bad as We Might Think

Especially in Israel, religious coercion is automatically considered something negative, destructive and harmful. Yet, almost no one grows on their own. Their upbringing clearly included some level of coercion. By examining the story of the giving of the Torah, we'll look at the way God coerced the Jewish people, and how that might instruct the way we raise our own children.
We also referenced this article on The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.

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