For Benny Rognitzky, divorce can be incredibly tough. This is why he founded Frum Divorce. He wanted to help others deal with the challenges of divorce in a loving, religious-minded community where everyone would help each other out rather than cast judgment. Seder is one of the most important days of the year for Jewish families across the world as it is held on the second night of Passover and involves a carefully choreographed feast, readings, and songs of praise. When you are alone on Seder, it can be very depressing for the individual.
When you are alone on Seder, it can be very depressing for the individual. Benny Rognitzky wrote about his experiences in a blog several years back, and we highly encourage you to check it out if you want to get a better understanding of what to do if you find yourself in a similar situation. Benny Rognitzky notes that the night of Seder was one of his most cherished memories as a child, and he still looks forward to it every year.
And he isn’t alone. More than 77% of Jews celebrate some form of Seder. However, due to the conditions of his divorce, Benny Rognitzky spends every alternating Seder without his children. While it can be incredibly gut-wrenching to not spend Seder with your children, Benny Rognitzky writes that he takes solace in looking back at the memory of spending the prior Seder with his children. That is certainly one good piece of advice.
Look back and into the future of what the next year will bring. Adversity inspires growth, and it can be greatly beneficial to see the situation as half-full to help you find some solace in the moment. If you haven’t checked out this post and others, we highly encourage you to check them out.