The Bizarre Chocolate-Chip Cookies

The Bizarre Chocolate-Chip Cookies

This past Friday, my daughter noticed something downright bizarre written on the package of Osem chocolate-chip cookies in our cabinet. In the middle of the Friday-afternoon, pre-Shabbat Weisberg hullabaloo, I read the following words, “2:25 PM. I wait for these magical hours the entire week. Friday afternoon. Everything is peaceful. This is the time to [...]

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A Gift Called Duvy (1-Minute Tissue-Alert Video)

A Gift Called Duvy (1-Minute Tissue-Alert Video)

Ahhh, to be the mother of a two-year-old…Loved this, and wish the amazing Bonei Olam organization success with its upcoming auction to raise funds to assist couples facing infertility.

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Nearly Everything Worthwhile is Hard (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Nearly Everything Worthwhile is Hard (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Meditations on a really strange package of cookies.

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Israeli TV Star sees Hashem at Birth–and Becomes Religious

Israeli TV Star sees Hashem at Birth–and Becomes Religious

Aya Kremerman, the secular co-star of the popular Israeli comedy show “Aya and Shirli,” became religious about 5 years ago. That’s actually not so surprising. Over the years, quite a few non-observant Israeli celebrities have become religious. What’s highly unusual about Aya’s story is what prompted her to become religious. This is how she describes [...]

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Sharansky: My 4 Grandchildren Are my Victory over KGB

Sharansky: My 4 Grandchildren Are my Victory over KGB

When a photographer from the magazine “Yeladim” requested to take a photograph of former refusenik (and current director of the Jewish Agency) Natan Sharansky to accompany an article about him, he asked to be photographed next to a small photo on the wall of his office. Sharansky explained, “This is a photo of a KGB [...]

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Leading Professor Pleads: “Start Having Babies Earlier!”

Leading Professor Pleads: “Start Having Babies Earlier!”

The following is an excerpt from a “Times of Israel” article by Amanda Borschel Dan about Brandeis Jewish Studies Professor Sylvia Barack Fishman: To have multiple children, women need to start giving birth earlier. This stark biological fact is an unspoken boogeyman that needs to come out of the closet for women to achieve all [...]

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Praying Animals (4 Sweet Photos)

Praying Animals (4 Sweet Photos)

These made me smile…

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Join Me in Dina Friedman’s New Mastery Program

Join Me in Dina Friedman’s New Mastery Program

This coming Sunday my teacher Dina Friedman is going to be starting a new course I am really excited about. A friend told me that Dina’s new Mastery Course is extremely life-changing and self-empowering, so I decided to sign up to take the course for this coming year (this is the third course I will [...]

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Yaffa Glick, Wife of Injured Temple-Mount Activist: “I Close My Eyes and Imagine a Movie with a Happy Ending”

Yaffa Glick, Wife of Injured Temple-Mount Activist: “I Close My Eyes and Imagine a Movie with a Happy Ending”

The following is a translated excerpt from the Yediot Achronot article by Sari Makover Belikov. Yaffa Glick’s first husband died from cancer when she was 23 years old, and she was left on her own with two babies. After the mourning period, she married Yehuda Glick and together they had four children of their own. [...]

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Tried but Failed? You’re a Winner! (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Tried but Failed? You’re a Winner! (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Judaism teaches us that success should be measured exclusively by effort.

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