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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