Young Father at the Kotel.
At the Kotel with… Reb Akiva
I had an opportunity Wednesday to be in the Old City of Jerusalem, and that included a trip to the Kotel.
It’s “bain hazmanim”, a brief vacation period for yeshivas. Standing in the corner of the men’s section of the Kotel was this young chossid and father, saying tehillim (psalms) while caring for his 2 year old son. The toddler is learning early and trying to join in…
By the way, one might think after a long year of Torah learning the husbands would run off to vacation. Rather one sees them running all about with the children as the wives take vacation!