The Song of a Mother and Her Child

The Song of a Mother and Her Child

I spent this past Shabbat at my 9th-grade daughter’s high school for the annual parents’ Shabbaton. One of the highlights of a beautiful Shabbat was at the end of 3rd meal, as the Sun fell beyond the horizon and all we mothers and daughters sat together in a gigantic circle to sing soulful end-of-Shabbos songs. […]

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How to Feel Alive–Anytime, Anywhere

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The Nachlaot Pedophile Ring and Queen Esther

The Nachlaot Pedophile Ring and Queen Esther

I occasionally still get phone calls from journalists who want to interview me about the Nachlaot pedophile ring, which I used to write about a lot before we moved. But since we left Nachlaot 4 years ago, I’ve forwarded all those requests to my husband. That nightmare of a case consumed 4 years of my […]

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What Your Children Will Actually Remember by the Hornosteipler Rebbetzin

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Another Mazal Tov for the Impossible Shidduch: 5 Girls and Now a Boy!

Another Mazal Tov for the Impossible Shidduch: 5 Girls and Now a Boy!

This morning I attended a very special bris, for an 8-day-old boy named Shalem Yedidya Chedvat. Every bris is special, but what added the “very” to the special of this morning’s event? First, Shalem Yedidya is the new baby brother of my daughter’s best friend, Tamar (which means we Weisbergs have been eagerly anticipating and […]

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