About the Author


Lawrence Kelemen

Lawrence Kelemen is a Professor of Education at Neve Yerushalayim College of Jewish Studies for Women in Jerusalem. He is the author of several books published by Targum Press, including Permission to Believe, Permission to Receive, and To Kindle a Soul: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Parents and Teachers, which was recently ranked the 48th best-selling book in the United States. His website is www.lawrencekelemen.com


Rational Approach To Divine Origin of Judaism

Exploring Judaism’s unique claim that no other religion in history has made.

The Miracle of Chanukah

The military victory and the burning oil provide a deep lesson in self-discovery.

In The Beginning

What are the theological implications of modern cosmology?

The Big Bang and the Big Question: A Universe without God?

The history of scientific search for the origins of the Universe gives us permission to believe in God.

The Truth about Television

What they don't want you to know about television and videos.

Life is for Love

Raising emotionally healthy children requires plenty of attention and affection. Easier said than done.

The Good Parent

If we want to raise ethical children, we have no choice but to work on developing our character.

Marching to a Quicker Drummer

A brief report on ADHD in Jerusalem.

Escaping the Cyber-Slums

Online dangers and practical responses.

Israel Spiritual Symposium: Learning From Sadism

A thirst for violence is being drilled into Palestinian children. How should Jewish parents respond?

Elusive Holiness

Curtailing materialism can raise you to spiritual heights.

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