Let me cut to the chase. My children came home this Simchas Torah with I’d say a couple pounds of nosh. And I’m not talking about chips, pretzels and drinks. I’m talking about the nosh with those ingredients you can’t even pronounce, let alone to know what they are.
I understand you want to make it exciting for kids to come to Shul and celebrate with the Torah, but please, can’t there be a limit? How am I supposed to just sit back and watch my kids chump away at the most dangerous candies eating away at their health?
And the dentist bills? I don’t even want to think of what 6 mouths will cost me.
And it’s not like I can just sneak it away from them. After all, this was one of their highlights of the year.
This letter isn’t meant to take away a Minhag which has been around for many years, but I do hope that some consideration is given for next year.
May all merit a sweet year.
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