KIDSINHAND is a program to teach and enrich kids about different Faiths of the World using 3 tools: A Doll, a Book and a CD/MP3. Our goal is to help bring about FAITHS IN HARMONY.

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day | My Jewish Learning 05/10/2021

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day | My Jewish Learning

Yom Yerushalayim, Jerusalem Day | My Jewish Learning Yom Yerushalayim is Jerusalem Day, the anniversary of the Capital of Israel's reunification.


Happy Cinco de Mayo from the ninos and ninas at KIDSINHAND.

Happy Cinco de Mayo from the ninos and ninas at KIDSINHAND.

How to Count the Omer | My Jewish Learning 03/31/2021

How to Count the Omer | My Jewish Learning

How to Count the Omer | My Jewish Learning How To Count the Omer. The Omer. Passover in the Community. Passover, Commemorating the Exodus. Featured Articles on Passover. Jewish Holidays

Harris’s Jewish spouse, to be 1st ‘second gentleman,’ breaks barriers of his own 03/28/2021

Harris’s Jewish spouse, to be 1st ‘second gentleman,’ breaks barriers of his own


Harris’s Jewish spouse, to be 1st ‘second gentleman,’ breaks barriers of his own Doug Emhoff was called a 'secret weapon' on the campaign trail; a lawyer and a golfer, 'he was bar mitzvahed in New Jersey,' says his mother


Everyone Counts - People of Faith for the 2020 - CAIR

It’s important that ALL Faiths, including Muslim, be involved in the Census


The Zaroastrian ceremony called The JAVJOTE celebrates the child’s initiation into the Sacred family. An important part of the ceremony involves a KUSTI or binding cord that represents a binding commitment to their creed. Each child stands in front of an elder who helps them hold the Kusti during the ceremony before being wrapped around their waste and to be worn as part of their traditional costume called a SUDREH.


Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg is memorialized in our nation’s capital. Her Rabbi led the service that included readings from the Torah.


Meet HUFRYA...our last doll in the series of KIDSINHAND Dolls representing different Faiths. Hufrya and her family follow the ZOROASTIAN Faith.
Hufrya’s name means “having much Love in her heart”. She and her brother attend “Navjote” where they’re taught Zoroastrian Religion, customs and ceremonies. 08/24/2020

How to Prepare Spiritually for the Jewish New Year | My Jewish Learning

The Jewish High Holy days are approaching. Some of the rituals of Rosh Hashanah are discussed here. Spiritual Preparations for Rosh Hashanah. The High Holiday Period. The Jewish New Year.


Kamala Harris (center) has an Interfaith background. Both parents were Immigrants, a Mother from India and a Father from Jamaica. Kamala grew up going to both a Black Baptist church and a Hindu temple.


The Feast Day of St. Mary, an important day in the Christian calendar.
To remember and celebrate the life of Mary, the mother of Jesus, I have found images of the Madonna and Child as depicted in different cultures.


The newest member of our KIDSINHAND family. Sun Tsu representing TAOIST Faith.


I'm very happy to share this 8 minute slide presentation that I just finished to help promote KIDSINHAND. It's been part of a project for an online Video-making class. It needs some fine tuning and I encourage and welcome feedback.


CBC Docs

 The true meaning of FAITH. She has a very extraordinary story to tell

"I was in agony. Naked. So ugly. I wish that picture wasn’t taken."

Phan Thị Kim Phúc’s life changed forever on June 8, 1972 at the age of nine. Known as “the napalm girl,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken of her at Trảng Bàng exposed the world to the savagery of the Vietnam War.

Nearly 50 years later, Kim Phúc offers her Brief But Spectacular take on her relationship with forgiveness and that girl in the picture.


George “presses” the fabric for a costume to be worn by a Zoroastrian girl, Iraj, who’s name means Flower or Blossom. She will be joined by Sun, a Taoist boy, to make our KIDSINHAND family of 12 complete.


On Memorial Day a Muslim Serviceman is honored by his loved ones alongside his Christian comrades. Thank you, Fatih, for sharing this.


An interesting panel discussion on Interfaith understanding during the COVID-19 pandemic. From representatives of Muslim, Jewish and Christian Faiths and moderated by Michael G. Pappas from the San Francisco Interfaith Council. I brought up the question of the role of children and young people of diffrent Faiths on this issue. All panelists contributed interesting feedback on the subject.
Video of discussion is here.....


An important topic even more so with COVID-19.


Live Ramadan services continue live via Facebook from the LIGHTHOUSE MOSQUE in Oakland.
Like many Faiths the Internet is being used to bring services to followers.


As we come into the month of Ramadan, the most important observance by the Islam Faith, numerous mosques are utilizing social media and technology to reach out to their followers at their homes, including the Lighthouse Mosque in Oakland, the Khalil Center in San Francisco and the Muslim Community Center, also in San Francisco. Live stream videos of their services can be found on their pages.


Children of different Faiths gathered online to offer prayers for a world suffering from COVID-19. Spiritual leaders provided some insight and support.


Live Interfaith Prayer with Children and Religious Leaders

Our CHILDREN are our Hope. We pray with them in the wake of COVID-19.

Live Interfaith Prayer with Children and Religious Leaders in the Wake of the Global COVID-19 Pandemic


Numerous Churches, Synagogues and Temples are using technology to bring their members together with the help of Zoom and Facebook streaming. Some examples...Lighthouse Mosque in Oakland, St. Francis Lutheran in San Francisco, Holy Spirit Lutheran in Las Vegas, Annunciation Cathedral in San Francisco, Congregation Emanuel-El in San Francisco, Buddhist Church of San Francisco, and Congregation Beth Israel Judea in San Francisco.


Muslim children prepare to celebrate Ramadan with their families and friends. Beginning on April 23 and ending on May 23, Ramadan is a month-long time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship as part of Islam Faith. This year COVID-19 will have an impact on gatherings but the spirit of Allah will bring all hearts together.


What things do you consider so SACRED that they must to be Protected?


Meet RACHAEL, The Tenth KIDSINHAND Doll. She represents the Reformed Jewish Faith.
She’s dressed up to take part in her Synagogue’s Seder, a ceremonial meal that takes place on the first and/or second evening of Passover. She wears the Traditional “Tallit” or Prayer Shawl which she wears around her shoulders. If she’s involved in lighting the Seder Candles or reading the Torah, she will wear the shawl over her head as a sign of devoutnes.


Tonight is the 15th Shaban, a Blessed night in the Islam Faith. Also known as the night of forgiveness. A great night where Allah forgives many, dua (prayers of supplication) is accepted and suffering is relieved.
Tonight’s Qiyaam, or evening prayers, is followed by fasting tomorrow morning.


A Jewish EMT faces North toward Jerusalem and a Muslim EMT faces South towards Mecca as they pause and pray in the middle of the day of fighting for the lives of those infected with THE Covid-19 Virus. A perfect example of cooperation between different Faiths.


The 8 Days of the CHRISTIAN Holy Week leading up to Easter. 1. Jesus’ Triumphal entry on Palm Sunday. 2. Jesus Clears the Temple. 3. Jesus goes to the Mount of Olives. 4. Holy Wednesday/Day of Rest. 5. Passover and the Last Supper. 6. The Trial, Crucification and Burial of Jesus on Good Friday. 7. Saturday in the Tomb.
8. The Resurrection of Jesus/EASTER Sunday.


The SIKH’s Sacred Costume is made up of 5 important elements, all starting with the letter “K”:
1. KESH (Uncut Hair), 2. KARA (a steel bracelet), 3. KANGA (a wooden hair comb), 4. KACCHA (cotton underwear), and KIRPAN (steel sword, which is the most treasured and iconic symbol of the Sikh’s history of self-defense).


Elementary How to be a Good Friend

Basic tips for treating others with respect and kindness. Geared for young children but very appropriate for us adults who forget to be nice to the people we come in contact with. It’s positive tips on good behavior can be applied to KIDSINHAND’s philosophy of harmony between kids of different Faiths.


12 KIDSINHAND Dolls...making an even Dozen to complete our collection of Prototypes. They represent most of the major Faiths of the World.
Top left to right: Muslim, Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist, and Native African and Native American representing Native Spirituality.
Bottom left to right: Orthodox Christianity, Protestant Christianity, Orthodox Jewish, Zoroastrian, Taoist, and Reformed Jewish.
The next step is a little book or pamphlet and CD/MP3 to go with each.


FAITH Leaders of the World

Leaders that help shape FAITHS in history.

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KIDSINHAND....The beautiful faces of kids from Diverse FAITHS
KIDSINHAND...Making a Difference in the  World by Teaching Kids to Appreciate and Learn about the 7 FAITHS of the World through the Arts...using a DOLL, a Book and a CD/MP3.





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