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What Ever Happened to Respecting Our Elders?
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What Ever Happened to Respecting Our Elders?

Rabbi Dovid Orlofsky explains how children today learn about common courtesy.


January 31, 2018

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Visitor Comments: 3

(2) John Smith, February 1, 2018 8:51 AM

The greedy Baby Boomer generation that has caused Millennials to be the first generation ever to be worse off than their parents does not deserve respect

(1) Mike, February 1, 2018 2:46 AM

During my father's generation children had to respect their elders because disrespect was not tolerated. Being rude to your parents or grandparents was an invitation to get the snot smacked out of you. You did not dare sass your mother or grandparents. Getting smart with Dad could end with a strap across your backside. I know it sounds awful, but it was very effective.

Anonymous, February 2, 2018 9:15 AM

Quite right. It also made us respect others, wherever we went.

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