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The Jews Next Dor is the Jewish parenting podcast focused on helping parents to raise passionate and committed Jews. In general, parenting can be challenging, and children don’t come with an operating manual. This challenge is magnified when adding our Jewish values of raising children to be passionate and committed about being Jewish, about developing a relationship with Hashem. As such, we will begin at the most basic level of parenting, and build on that, month after month, with weekly episodes, learning from leading experts of our dor, our generation, about raising the Jews of the next Dor

The Jews Next Dor Rabbi Yair Menchel

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

The Jews Next Dor is the Jewish parenting podcast focused on helping parents to raise passionate and committed Jews. In general, parenting can be challenging, and children don’t come with an operating manual. This challenge is magnified when adding our Jewish values of raising children to be passionate and committed about being Jewish, about developing a relationship with Hashem. As such, we will begin at the most basic level of parenting, and build on that, month after month, with weekly episodes, learning from leading experts of our dor, our generation, about raising the Jews of the next Dor

    64. How to Raise Children Who Enjoy a Healthy Lifestyle | Bracha Goetz

    64. How to Raise Children Who Enjoy a Healthy Lifestyle | Bracha Goetz

    Welcome to another episode of The Jews Next Dor! This week, we have the great pleasure of talking to Bracha Goetz, a graduate of Harvard University and the Medical College of Virginia who has authored over 40 amazing children's books.



    Combining her background in science and spirituality, Bracha explores deep subjects in a simple and joyful way approachable to children. Through sharing her personal journey of overcoming an eating disorder, Goetz provides insight into finding lasting pleasure and purpose in life beyond food addictions.



    00:00 Intro

    01:56 How did Bracha start writing children’s books?

    03:58 Writing books that she never had

    06:07 Healing from an eating disorder

    10:54 How to pick up on the cues of an eating disorder?

    13:57 Addictive junk food vs. food created by HaShem

    18:30 Educating children about junk food

    24:58 Bringing real pleasure into your life

    31:42 A sense of gratitude brings a sense of abundance

    33:07 A healthy body image in children

    35:18 Toxic chemicals in treats

    38:53 Creating new habits joyfully

    40:03 The final message



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    • 41 min
    63. Living a Life as an Influencer and a Devoted Mom and Wife | Jaime Geller

    63. Living a Life as an Influencer and a Devoted Mom and Wife | Jaime Geller

    Welcome to another episode of The Jews Next Dor! We are so excited to have as our guest today Jamie Geller, one of the most sought-after Jewish food and lifestyle experts known as “Jewish Racheal Ray” or the “Queen of Kosher”.



    Jamie is the Chief Media and Marketing Officer at Aish. She is also a best-selling cookbook author, celebrity chef, television producer and businesswoman. She is an author of 8 cookbooks and the founder of Kosher Media Network.



    Jamie is sharing her experience with moving to Israel with her kids, balancing her job as an influencer and her family life, raising teenagers, and, of course, preparing Kosher, healthy meals for her family. Tune in to hear more!



    [00:00] Introduction

    [01:27] Jamie’s relationship with her mom

    [05:55] Growing up - from conservative to orthodox

    [11:06] Moving to Israel and video documenting it

    [18:31] Raising children as someone without a religious upbringing

    [23:34] Challenges of raising teenagers

    [26:02] Divorce and the importance of stability for kids

    [28:49] Being an influencer and safeguarding your family

    [33:55] Limiting phone time when with children

    [35:52] How to maintain modesty as an influencer?

    [37:34] Food and cooking in Jamie’s home

    [41:06] How can parents help their children make good food choices?

    [41:47] Love your kids unconditionally and give them confidence

    [46:57] The final message


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    Caring for Others - Parenting in the Parsha - Parshat Meshpatim

    Caring for Others - Parenting in the Parsha - Parshat Meshpatim

    Learn a story where the Viznitzer Rebbe showed deep compassion for others, and how that is connected to the Parsha, and our role as parents.



    Good Shabbos!


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    62. 3 Practical Ways to Raise Children with Self-Esteem | Rabbi Yair Menchel

    62. 3 Practical Ways to Raise Children with Self-Esteem | Rabbi Yair Menchel

    How do we help our children not to define themselves based on how others see them? How do we help children see their self-worth? How to help them build their self-esteem?



    In this episode, we will talk about proven techniques to build up your child's self-esteem from the inside out. Discover how focusing on their interests and giving them space to shine can help them feel truly seen. Find out why the praise you give matters more than you think - and how to offer feedback that boosts instead of breaks them down.



    Also, get insights on why embracing mistakes and failures is key to building grit and resilience. Uncover strategies to shift their mindset from fixed to growth. Walk away with powerful tools to help your kids unlock their potential and see just how amazing they truly are.



    00:00 Intro

    00:56 Give your children the opportunity to explore their interests

    02:13 Responding to a child asking for help

    05:31 The appropriate way to praise our children

    08:04 When our child feels like a failure

    12:22 The summary



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    61. Reframing Failure: Helping Kids Build Self-Esteem | Rav Mordechai Burg

    61. Reframing Failure: Helping Kids Build Self-Esteem | Rav Mordechai Burg

    Welcome to another episode of The Jews Next Dor. Today, we are honored to welcome Rav Mordechai Burg, Menahel of Mevaseret, Mashpia of NCSY Summer, Mashpia of Nitzotzos, author of Nitzotzos on Chumash, Senior Rebbe at Tomer Devorah and Bnot Torah Institute.



    In this episode, Rav Mordechai offers strategies for raising resilient children who can embrace failure without letting it damage their self-esteem. Learn tips for modeling vulnerability, focusing on effort over results, and fostering an environment where kids feel secure in who they are regardless of what they do. Tune n for more!



    00:00 Intro

    02:12 Jewish guilt and not being good enough

    05:13 Building self-esteem in children

    08:53 The importance of parental love and support

    11:54 Letting children peruse their own interests

    16:33 How to help children accept their failures?

    21:29 Focus on building relationships, not just performance

    26:46 Being honest and authentic in front of our children

    30:03 Make the home a place of process not perfectionism

    34:26 The final message





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    • 38 min
    60. The Path to Self-Confidence: Helping Children Find Their True Selves | Rabbi Shmuel Reichman

    60. The Path to Self-Confidence: Helping Children Find Their True Selves | Rabbi Shmuel Reichman

    Welcome to another episode of The Jews Next Dor! Our guest today is the amazing Rabbi Shmuel Reichman, International Speaker, Bestselling Author, Business Coach, and the CEO of Self-Mastery Academy. He is also the author of an exceptionally insightful book called Journey to Your Ultimate Self.



    Rabbi Reichman reveals the key to nurturing self-confidence in children and explains how modeling your own growth journey can help kids embrace their uniqueness.



    Discover simple hacks for helping children find their true selves. Learn why today's parenting may be crushing their spirit - and exactly how to fix it. Find out what all confident people have in common.



    This fascinating discussion provides eye-opening insights to help guide your children towards achieving their fullest potential. Empower your kids to take risks, embrace failures, and shine as their authentic selves.



    00:00 Introduction

    02:26 What is self-confidence?

    06:45 False confidence vs. Confidence to be vulnerable

    11:00 Becoming your true self

    15:06 The role of parents in building self-confidence

    23:00 Pushing children to be who they are not

    26:29 Enjoying the process of growing

    33:44 Life is not designed to be easy but meaningful

    38:31 The real purpose of education

    42:04 Inspiring children to strive for greatness

    46:28 Differences between male and female self-confidence

    59:09 The final message on installing children with self-confidence



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    • 29 min

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There are so many questions people have about parenting and don’t know where to turn to. Rabbi Yair Menchel is incredibly well thought out and brings out the best in the people and ideas during the interviews

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