Dasee Berkowitz is an educator and founder of Ayeka’s Becoming a Soulful Parent program. Her groundbreaking approach to education has been enthusiastically received by scores of Jewish community centers and synagogues since the program launched in 2015. Dasee has lectured internationally, served as scholar-in-residence for Jewish federations, and trained facilitators at educational agencies across North America. She lives in Jerusalem with her husband and three children.
On a recent trip to Jerusalem, my son decided that his favorite color was gold. Whenever he’s asked why, he replies with a wry smile befitting a 5-year-old.
“Jerusalem is the city of gold, of course,” he says.
When we told him our family was moving to