Finding Myself after my Husband’s Injury (Passover Semifinalist #4)

Finding Myself after my Husband’s Injury (Passover Semifinalist #4)

Welcome to our “My Personal Exodus from Egypt” Contest! Each day of Passover I will be posting a new semifinalist, and after Pesach one grand prize $100 winner will be chosen at random… I got married 6 years ago and have 3 children under 5. My married life very quickly became a maze of laundry, [...]

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World’s Toughest Job (4-Minute Inspirational Video)

World’s Toughest Job (4-Minute Inspirational Video)

Unlimited hours. No pay. The world’s toughest job is also the most important one. Tissue alert, JewishMOM. Thanks so much to JewishMOM Sarah Greenberg for sending this my way…

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My Liberation from Compulsive Eating by Anonymous (Passover Semifinalist #3)

My Liberation from Compulsive Eating by Anonymous (Passover Semifinalist #3)

Welcome to our “My Personal Exodus from Egypt” Contest! Each day of Passover I will be posting a new semifinalist, and after Pesach one grand prize $100 winner will be chosen at random… Anyone who says there is nothing good to eat on Pesach, has clearly never tasted Passover Chocolate Crinkle Cookies. While many people [...]

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Why I Didn’t Divorce my Husband in the End by Anonymous (Passover Semifinalist #2)

Why I Didn’t Divorce my Husband in the End by Anonymous (Passover Semifinalist #2)

Welcome to our “My Personal Exodus from Egypt” Contest! Each day of Passover I will be posting a new semifinalist, and after Pesach one grand prize $100 winner will be chosen at random… Like many girls from religious families, I married young. As is common in our circles, my husband and I dated for less [...]

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My Recovery from Sexual Assault by Anonymous (Passover Semifinalist #1)

My Recovery from Sexual Assault by Anonymous (Passover Semifinalist #1)

Welcome to our “My Personal Exodus from Egypt” Contest! Each day of Passover I will be posting a new semifinalist, and after Pesach one grand prize $100 winner will be chosen at random… I was the good girl my whole life. I didn’t do bad stuff: I didn’t hang out with people who would have [...]

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My Pesach Cleaning Nemesis: Cheerios

My Pesach Cleaning Nemesis: Cheerios

My toddler Yaakov loves Cheerios with banana slices. Truth is, if I was willing, he would be thrilled to consume Cheerios with banana slices and no other food whatsoever. While cleaning for Pesach, I’ve been noticing Cheerios all over the place. Under book shelves. Inside beds. On window sills. Which got me wondering…How did those [...]

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My Shoes (3-Minute Important Video)

My Shoes (3-Minute Important Video)

This poor boy with broken shoes dreamed of becoming the boy with new shoes, until… This reminded me of the popular saying that if we all put our challenges together in a big pile so we could really see what everyone else is struggling with in life then we would take our own challenges back.

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Getting through Life’s Tests with Joy (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Getting through Life’s Tests with Joy (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to feel calm and happy even when stuck in challenging situations.

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Pesach and Overcoming Life’s Challenges (2-Minute Inspirational Video)

Pesach and Overcoming Life’s Challenges (2-Minute Inspirational Video)

God believed in Moses, even though he didn’t think he was up to the task. And G-d believes in you too…

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How You Can Tell Pesach is Around the Corner (6 Jerusalem Photos)

How You Can Tell Pesach is Around the Corner (6 Jerusalem Photos)

If you live in a Jewish community anywhere in the world, you can probably enter your local grocery store, and see from the shelves that Passover is on the way. Boxes of matzoh, jars of gefilte fish, cans of Manischewitz macaroons all around. But here in Jerusalem, I have gotten accustomed to different signs that [...]

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