The Pregnancy of the World

The Pregnancy of the World

From the bottom of my heart, I bless you JewishMOM, with a sweet year! May Hashem bless you with an abundance of health, nachas and marital harmony! Emotional, spiritual, physical and financial wellbeing and an abundance of surprising and wonderful good news!  

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I Really Didn’t Want to Make My Rosh Hashana Shopping List

I Really Didn’t Want to Make My Rosh Hashana Shopping List

In last week’s Mishpacha, instead of the regular Kichel cartoon, there was a quiz instead titled: “Tell us How You Prep: We’ll Tell You Your Type” (see below). Anyway, I discovered I’m a D through and through. I prepare simple food, no fuss, during the 24 hours before Rosh Hashana. But even us skip-the-recipe-section Ds […]

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The 2 Obnoxious Women at the Elul Conference

The 2 Obnoxious Women at the Elul Conference

Yesterday I attended a huge Pre-Rosh Hashana event sponsored by a magazine for religious women. It was incredible! Over 3000 women in the audience from all over Israel, Rabbanit Yemima! Rav Shmuel Eliyahu! Top Israeli singer Yuval Dayan! So, it’s admittedly weird that instead of the powerhouse program, what remains most prominent in my mind […]

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If I Could Be Anybody at All, Who Would I Be?

If I Could Be Anybody at All, Who Would I Be?

We Rabbi Nivinites/Nivin-ettes are scrambling around at this very moment finishing up our Elul plans, our list of goals for the almost-here, new Jewish year. Rough drafts are supposed to be ready by tomorrow, Tuesday, the 25th of Elul, the anniversary of the Creation of the World. I’ve made a lot of progress, but I’ve […]

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The Soul You Placed Within Me

The Soul You Placed Within Me

I just started reading the exquisite newly-released book “The Soul that You Placed Within Me: Faith-Filled Reflections on Desire, Birth, and Motherhood” (HEBREW)by Midreshet HaRova director Rabbanit Dana Slae. You will definitely be hearing more about this book on JewishMOM.com! Here’s a little but yummy taste:)

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