1 Mom’s Hilarious Solution to the End-of-August Blues (2-Minute Video)

1 Mom’s Hilarious Solution to the End-of-August Blues (2-Minute Video)

Camp ending soon? Don’t know how you’ll cope? No worries! Just follow this creative mom’s approach. Then again, maybe don’t;)

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The Unfathomable Suffering and Strength of the Sassover Rebbetzin A”H

The Unfathomable Suffering and Strength of the Sassover Rebbetzin A”H

This Tisha b’Av I read one of the most incredible life stories I’ve ever encountered, the autobiography of the Sassover Rebbetzin “Forever in Faith” by Rebbetzin Bluma Teitelbaum a”H. For years, the Sassover Rebbetzin didn’t share the unthinkable horrors she endured and witnessed during the 6 years of the Shoah. But one Tisha b’Av towards […]

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Building Our Sanctuaries by Bracha Goetz

Building Our Sanctuaries by Bracha Goetz

Some major construction was going on, That a passerby was viewing. Then he got up the nerve to ask one guy About what he was doing. “I’m just drillin’ some holes In this wood here,” the worker darkly grumbled. Then the onlooker walked a few more feet. He paused, and then he mumbled: “What you […]

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The 1st Interview with the Mother of Ori Ansbacher HY”D (4-Minute Video)

The 1st Interview with the Mother of Ori Ansbacher HY”D (4-Minute Video)

6 months after the brutal murder of her daughter, Ori Ansbacher HY”D, bereaved mother Naea speaks publicly for the first time in this moving and inspiring first interview with Sivan Rahav Meir (with special thanks to Ari and David Schlacht). If you have 10 minutes, I highly recommend you scroll down to watch the entire, […]

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Revenge on Hitler: Mrs. Ovitz Celebrates 104th B-Day With 100s of Descendants at Kotel

Revenge on Hitler: Mrs. Ovitz Celebrates 104th B-Day With 100s of Descendants at Kotel

The Ovitz family gathered for a special occasion at the Western Wall this week. The family matriarch, Mrs Shoshana Ovitz – an Auschwitz survivor – is about to turn 104, and she had a special birthday request. She asked that her hundreds of descendants: children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren etc. join her at the Wall to pray, […]

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The Shul My Great-Grandfather Founded

The Shul My Great-Grandfather Founded

Yesterday I was listening to a class on Tisha b’Av, when my heart jumped. The rabbi, Rabbi Fischel Schachter, mentioned that he was speaking at Brooklyn’s Ocean Parkway Jewish Center, and starting reminiscing about its founding in 1907 and its long history. My great-grandfather, John L. Bernstein, was one of the founding members of the […]

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A Selfless Mom’s Awakening

A Selfless Mom’s Awakening

Yesterday, JewishMOM Tamar Stone left the following wow of a comment:”This past Shabbos i was sitting and feeling very sorry for myself. My internal dialogue kept telling me that i was losing my sense of ‘self’ after all these years of being a wife and mother. I heard that little voice keep whispering that i […]

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When Her DH Was On a Psychiatric Ward (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

When Her DH Was On a Psychiatric Ward (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

When a young mother’s husband spends 2 months on a psychiatric ward, she brings to life the avoda of the 9 days. Right now, we are in the 9 days of mourning leading up to Tisha B’Av. This is how my teacher, Rabbi Nivin, explains why many people, including me, find feeling sad this time […]

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The Highlight of My Shabbat Candlelighting

The Highlight of My Shabbat Candlelighting

6 months ago, at the Geula Gathering, I saw this video below about Ner Echad, and thought it sounded cool. Thousands of Jewish women across the world praying for each other when they light Friday night candles, simultaneously donating $1 of charity to Rebbetzin Kanyevsky’s charity fund for widows and orphans. So the next day, […]

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A Mikveh’s Lady’s Extraordinary Act of Kindness

A Mikveh’s Lady’s Extraordinary Act of Kindness

First of all, I need to tell you that I think mikveh ladies are incredible. They sacrifice their nights for very little or no pay in order to enable us Jewish women to perform an important mitzvah. Imagine what that’s like. Not being able to attend weddings or other evening simchas or events. Not being […]

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