Shimon Gross Visits Shiva of Chaya Zissel Braun HY”D

Shimon Gross Visits Shiva of Chaya Zissel Braun HY”D

Over the last few days I, like many of us parents, have been feeling sad about a tragedy which took place last Wednesday in Jerusalem—the inhuman murder by an Arab terrorist of 3-month-old Chayah Zissel Baron. She was the first child born to her parents after three years of marriage. Yesterday, I read something that [...]

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The Video That Will Make Natan Sharansky Kvell (3-Minute Music Video)

The Video That Will Make Natan Sharansky Kvell (3-Minute Music Video)

When Natan Sharansky was imprisoned in the gulag, I don’t think he would have been able to imagine this scene in his wildest hunger-induced dreams… The Red Army Choir performing Hava Nagila. My favorite part is when they grab hands and perform their little Yiddishe dance. The lesson? Things feel dark, hopeless, impossible? Feel like [...]

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The Return to Routine (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Return to Routine (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Navigating the transition back to regular life when the Chagim end… If you cannot view this video, scroll down…

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Explaining Marriage to a 4-Year-Old

Explaining Marriage to a 4-Year-Old

EXPLAINING MARRIAGE TO A 4-YEAR-OLD The other day, out of the blue, my 4-year-old Tsofia asked me, “Eema, who am I going to marry?” “I don’t know, sweety…Who do you want to marry?” Without hesitation, she responded, “Abba!” But then, she quickly retracted. “No, I want to marry Eema!” I smiled. “First of all, Tsofia, [...]

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Woman Asks Her “Angel” For One Really Big Favor (3-Minute Tissue-Alert Video)

Woman Asks Her “Angel” For One Really Big Favor (3-Minute Tissue-Alert Video)

Unbelievable! Chag Sameach, JewishMOM!

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The Toothbrush Shofar (10-Second Adorable Video)

The Toothbrush Shofar (10-Second Adorable Video)

Rosh Hashana’s over. Yom Kippur’s over. But this 2-year-old doesn’t want the shofar blowing to end just yet…

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Who Made Me In Accordance with His Will (5-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Who Made Me In Accordance with His Will (5-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

A reminder of just how much nachas Hashem is getting from YOU, and every JewishMOM.

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Join the Shabbos Project: October 24-25 (4-Minute Inspirational Video)

Join the Shabbos Project: October 24-25 (4-Minute Inspirational Video)

Last year something incredible happened: one Shabbat last fall the majority of South Africa’s Jews united in keeping an entire Shabbat together. And now the Shabbos Project is going worldwide– spread the news about the worldwide Shabbos Project this coming October 24, Parshat Noach. Here’s Paula Abdul explaining why she’s going to be participating in [...]

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Busy with Kids this Yom Kippur? Read This!

Busy with Kids this Yom Kippur? Read This!

Not going to be spending much time, or any time at all in shul this Yom Kippur? A bit disappointed to be spending the most lofty day of the year stuck at home with young kids breaking up fights, changing diapers, and passing out bamba? Listen to this… The great Rabbi Elya Lopian zts”l taught [...]

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“Little Benaya”: Nephew Born 2 Weeks After Soldier’s Death Carries his Name

“Little Benaya”: Nephew Born 2 Weeks After Soldier’s Death Carries his Name

IDF Commander Benaya Sarel was killed this past August during the war with Gaza. Exactly 2 weeks after his death, his sister, Chaya Gelman, gave birth to a baby boy. Chaya remembers: “Giving birth two weeks after my brother was killed was a very difficult emotional experience. “I felt all the pain which had accompanied [...]

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