Mother Surprises Soldier Son (45-Second Moving Video)

Mother Surprises Soldier Son (45-Second Moving Video)

Not sure any mother can watch this without getting tears in her eyes (I certainly couldn’t). Logan Brenner made aliya on his own from the US, and just completed the 8-month course in combat engineering. At the ceremony marking the course’s completion, a surprise awaits him. Watching this reminds me, no matter how big our […]

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My Daughter Under Fire

My Daughter Under Fire

My 14-year-old daughter, Moriah, is a 9th grader at a wonderful ulpana, a boarding school for religious girls, in the south of Israel. Yesterday afternoon, on the way to attend a special event there for the mothers, I felt my shoulder muscles, which have been so clenched up over the last few weeks with the […]

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The Real Story Behind Rabbi Yuval and Noa Yaron Dayan’s Divorce (1-Minute Video)

The Real Story Behind Rabbi Yuval and Noa Yaron Dayan’s Divorce (1-Minute Video)

This past May, when my daughter and I visited Uman, we were surprised to discover that Noa Yaron Dayan was there as well, leading a group. Noa was a secular TV celebrity until she and her husband, Rabbi Yuval Dayan, became religious, and ended up inspiring and uplifting the lives of thousands of Israelis over […]

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The Chagim were Great! And Great They’re Finally Over…

The Chagim were Great! And Great They’re Finally Over…

Tishrei is an amazing, uplifting month, which requires a ton of very hard work from JewishMOMs. If you are feeling burnt out today, you are not alone! I posted this video last year, and have been singing the song it features to myself all week! May we all experience the hitchadshut, the renewal, the song […]

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Hanan ben Ari and One Family: World Champion

Hanan ben Ari and One Family: World Champion

Watch popular Israeli singer Hanan Ben Ari perform his hit song “World Champion” along with terror victims and their families in this chilling and emotional video featuring a few of the greatest modern-day heroes of Am Yisrael–who, despite their grief and pain, emotional and physical, get up out of their beds every single day and […]

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Noga’s Chesed for Her Missing Cousin

Noga’s Chesed for Her Missing Cousin

Today, my neighbor, Noga Malki, told me the following heart-wrenching as well as inspiring story: “I made aliya with my family when I was 10, and my aunt and uncle stayed in America, in Atlanta. Their daughter, my cousin Jenna, came to Israel several times. She was a sweet girl, on the autistic spectrum. She […]

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