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Belzer Rebbetzin says Blessing over Challah (1-Minute Awe-Inspiring Video)

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Featured, Inspiration, Inspirational Videos, Israel, Jewish Moms | 2 comments

Belzer Rebbetzin says Blessing over Challah (1-Minute Awe-Inspiring Video)

The Belzer Rebbetzin blows me away. If I could achieve even 1/1000 of her level of kavana when reciting blessings…What an inspiration!

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Join our $100 Awesome Costume Contest!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Featured, Uncategorized | 2 comments

Join our $100 Awesome Costume Contest!

Walking around Jerusalem this morning, I saw such amazing costumes of children on their way to their class Purim parties (below you can see a few of my favorites which I saw around Nachlaot). And then I got an idea! Let’s have a contest, JewishMOMs! Post photos of the coolest costumes you see as comments on the post about this contest on my facebook page. (If you can’t post there, you can Email me photos at jenny18@zahav.net.il) MAKE SURE TO INCLUDE THE CITY WHERE THE CHILD IN THE PHOTO LIVES AND CONTACT INFO (your email or...

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How I Met My Wife after 2 Decades of Dating by Anonymous

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Featured, Inspiration | 1 comment

How I Met My Wife after 2 Decades of Dating by Anonymous

Purim is an especially powerful time for prayer. An old friend we’ve known for over 20 years just sent me this personal story which should inspire you to pray for everything you want and need this Purim! HOW I MET MY WIFE AFTER 2 DECADES OF DATING by Anonymous Purim is an especially powerful time for prayer. An old friend of ours for over 20 years just sent me this personal story which should inspire you to pray for everything you want and need this Purim! HOW I MET MY WIFE AFTER 2 DECADES OF DATING by Anonymous Rav Shalom Arush, Shlita,...

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5000 Likes for JewishMOMs!

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Featured, Inspiration | 2 comments

5000 Likes for JewishMOMs!

4 years ago, my friends Yikrat Friedman and Chana and Dave Mason told me there is this new amazing site called Facebook and I ABSOLUTELY HAVE TO start reaching out to JewishMOMs there. I knew nothing about Facebook, and I was up to my eyeballs in kids and blogging. But a few months later I finally followed their wise advice. And, by golly, am I happy I did! When I started my Facebook page, my dream was to reach 5000 likes, and four years later we reached that milestone today, b”H. Thank you SO MUCH to all of you– who follow...

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Meet 11-Year-Old Hero, Ayala Shapira

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Current Events, Inspiration | 1 comment

Meet 11-Year-Old Hero, Ayala Shapira

This past December 25th, 11-year-old Ayala Shapira was driving home with her father when their car was hit by a Molotov cocktail thrown by an Arab terrorist. Ayala was rushed to the hospital in critical condition, and doctors feared that her life was seriously in danger. People around Israel and the world began praying for Ayala bat Rut’s recovery and B”H, three weeks later her condition had improved so dramatically that she was moved from Tel HaShomer’s ICU to their regular Pediatric Ward. After she was transferred, Rut Shapira,...

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Amalek vs. The JewishMOM (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 in Current Events, Inspiration | 0 comments

Amalek vs. The JewishMOM (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Amalek took away our ability to live in the present. Here’s a weapon to fight Amalek in our lives…

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Generations (6-Minute Inspirational Music Video)

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Inspiration, Inspirational Videos | 1 comment

Generations (6-Minute Inspirational Music Video)

A survivor looks back at the Jewish people’s tragic past and blessed present, with his great-grandson at his side. Tissue-alert:)

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The Photo of My Daughter

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Inspiration, Israel, Jewish Moms, Motherhood, My life | 9 comments

The Photo of My Daughter

Last week my 4-year-old, Tsofia, was the “Girl of the Week” in nursery school. That meant a few things. It meant Tsoofy got to sit next to her teacher, Ganenet Chaya, the whole week during teaching time. It meant every day Tsoofy got to wear Shabbat dresses and her white Shabbat shoes (on the mornings when we could find them). It meant Tsoofy brought in hamentaschen and 23 copies of a Purim picture to color to share with her classmates. And, it meant that photos of Tsofia at various stages babyhood to 4-year-old hood were displayed for...

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