It’s not uncommon that one of the most anticipated moments of becoming a parent is the first Shabbat you bless your child. Not only do you form an additional bond with your own child, but also with generation after generation of Jews who came before.
As the years pass, children become increasingly independent, eventually leave home and move further and further from your orbit. You can count yourself lucky if you maintain a Friday ritual of at least giving the blessing over the phone….
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