For children, traditions and rituals are significant; they provide predictability, support, and familiarity, while bringing families together and creating unity and a sense of belonging.
I tried to hide my religion during my entire childhood. When I look back, I wonder who I was kidding.
Do Jews celebrate Halloween? Well, it depends on whom you ask. Reform Jews seem to be particularly divided on the subject of celebrating the spooky holiday.
Even so far away from my home, the words we prayed were familiar, and the melodies connected us all.