One Reason I’m Relieved I Lost by Hillary Clinton

One Reason I’m Relieved I Lost by Hillary Clinton

[Shortly after losing November’s election, I attended my 2-year-old granddaughter] Charlotte’s dance recital. It’s enchanting to watch a bunch of squirming, giggling 2-year-olds trying to dance in unison. Some are intensely focused (that would be my granddaughter), some are trying to talk to their parents in the audience, and one girl just sat down and […]

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Rebbetzin Kanyevsky’s Shabbat Candles

Rebbetzin Kanyevsky’s Shabbat Candles

I just read this beautiful story in the newly-released, super-inspirational Eishes Chayil Candle Lighting Treasury by Rabbi Dov Weller (Artscroll) (he also wrote the Eishes Chayil Hagaddah which I LOVED, and plan to use again at this year’s seder): “At one point the Kanievsky home was being repainted and the area where the Rebbetzin’s Shabbos […]

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My Yearly Direction (12-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My Yearly Direction (12-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My central goal for 5778.

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What My Almost-5-Year-Old Knows About Hashem:)

What My Almost-5-Year-Old Knows About Hashem:)

In preparation for Yom Kippur, my almost-5-year-old Yaakov has been hearing a lot in kindergarten about Hashem, and what it means that Hashem is all-powerful. I guess that’s why today at the playground, Yaakov informed me: “Eema, did you know that Hashem can do WHATEVER HE WANTS? “He could turn a fence into a person! […]

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Make the Call (5-Minute Rabbi Yoel Gold, Yom Kippur Video)

Make the Call (5-Minute Rabbi Yoel Gold, Yom Kippur Video)

As always, this video by Rabbi Yoel Gold is super inspiring. Don’t miss the surprise ending…Gemar Chatima Tova!

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