The Secret Chesed Chabura (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Secret Chesed Chabura (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

An exciting new world-wide initiative in memory of Gershon Burd z”l.

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A Mother’s Rosh Hashana Prayer by Bracha Goetz

A Mother’s Rosh Hashana Prayer by Bracha Goetz

Udel was the daughter of a very great rabbi called the Baal Shem Tov. When this story happened, she was the young mother of a delightful baby boy. It was Rosh HaShanah, one of the very holiest days of the year, and Udel very much wanted to pray. Udel gave her baby his breakfast. Then [...]

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Baby Maayan’s Office at the Knesset

Baby Maayan’s Office at the Knesset

Israel’s Assistant Minister of Transportation Tsippy Hotovelli (Likud) is one of a growing number of religious women who are Knesset members. Two years ago she married Or Elon and last spring she gave birth to her first child, a daughter named Maayan. When Tsippy returned to the Knesset from her maternity leave this past summer, [...]

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The Number 1 Baby Name for 5774 Is…

The Number 1 Baby Name for 5774 Is…

MAZAL TOV!!! Israel’s Interior Ministry reported yesterday that almost 200,000 babies have been born in Israel since last Rosh Hashana, making this the first year in Israel’s history that there are over 6 million Jews living in the Jewish State. Prime Minister Binyaymin Netanyahu pointed out: “this number has double significance in light of the [...]

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Rosh Hashana: Let God be the Judge (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Rosh Hashana: Let God be the Judge (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The spiritual benefits of not judging others.

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Mother of Murdered Israeli Teen: A Rosh Hashanah Message (3-Minute Important Video)

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A Special Woman I Know by Riki Schreiber

A Special Woman I Know by Riki Schreiber

The following is an excerpt from the article “What a Special Woman” by Riki Schreiber which appeared in last week’s issue of Binah Magazine. I’m thinking of a woman I know. A woman many of you know too. She’s a woman who doesn’t always remember to smile at her son before commenting on the chocolate [...]

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Goofy Tsoofy Highlights

Goofy Tsoofy Highlights

My kids tend to remain in their terrible twos for two years, so poor me, my kids have put me through terrible twos times two. But even though, like her siblings, Tsofia was a challenging two-year-old and three-year-old, now at the age of four, I am finding that she causes me to smile far more [...]

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4 Tips for Tired Moms (10-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

4 Tips for Tired Moms (10-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Tired? Here’s 4 ways to recharge.

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The Bathtub Birth by Sara Goldstein

The Bathtub Birth by Sara Goldstein

This story appears in the newly-released book A Doula’s Journey: Into the World of Birth by Sara Goldstein: After accompanying Etti to six out of seven births, our relationship was more than client/professional. We had become friends. I had attended her celebrations after her babies were born, met her extended family and attended births of [...]

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