Royal-Wedding Shavuot (5 Photos from London)

Royal-Wedding Shavuot (5 Photos from London)

Tanya Garber of London and her family celebrated Shavuot this year with a special Royal-Wedding twist…I adored these photos! <

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The Royal Wedding-Shavuot Connection

The Royal Wedding-Shavuot Connection

This past Saturday, at the exact moment I lit candles to usher in the festival of Shavuot, the marriage of the Jewish people to the King of the Universe at Mt. Sinai, 2 billion people around the globe were watching a different kind of royal wedding. As we Jews prepared to learn all night from […]

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The Terror Attack and My (Re)Birth as told by Mariam Berzon

The Terror Attack and My (Re)Birth as told by Mariam Berzon

My husband, Rabbi Joshua Weisberg, has been teaching at Nishmat for 19 years. So many memories! But if I had to choose, the sweetest memory of the last 2 decades was probably Nishmat student Mariam Berzon’s unforgettable engagement to her husband, Baruch, when we were on the bus back from a Nishmat trip to Kibbutz […]

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Mom Under Fire in the Golan Heights as told by Chana Frazin

Mom Under Fire in the Golan Heights as told by Chana Frazin

I grew up in Great Neck, New York and my husband, Alan, is from Arizona. We moved to Moshav Yonatan in the Golan 8 years ago, and we live here with our 4 kids: Yehuda (12), Shalom Yitzchak (10), Bracha (7), and Maayan (4). We moved here because my husband and I have a lot […]

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The Most Adorable Lag Baomer Video I’ve Ever Seen (30 Seconds)

The Most Adorable Lag Baomer Video I’ve Ever Seen (30 Seconds)

5 years ago my husband made this video of 3-year-old boys circling the Lag Ba’Omer bonfire on their fathers’ shoulders in Meah Shearim, in preparation for their first haircuts. I think this is SO adorable! From now on, once a week I will be re-posting one of my favorite all-time posts from JewishMOM.com…So all of […]

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What Happened to the Baby Born the Same Day as Israel?

What Happened to the Baby Born the Same Day as Israel?

70 years ago today, the joy of Jews around the world knew no bounds when Ben Gurion declared the establishment of the State of Israel. Afterwards, Ben Gurion and the gathered crowd sang HaTikva and the Shehechiyanu prayer was recited. But Ben Gurion wasn’t aware that that very day, just a few miles away away, […]

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