The Father I Saw Get Hit by a Car (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Father I Saw Get Hit by a Car (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Why did Hashem want me to see that car accident? This past Thursday, at 7:50 in the morning, I was walking Yoni to gan when suddenly I heard a crash and then yelling. Then I saw a young man lying in the middle of the street, in front of a car. I walked over to […]

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The Terror Orphans’ Matchmaker

The Terror Orphans’ Matchmaker

I wrote earlier this week about the moving wedding of two orphans of terror this past Sunday. And today I received an Email with an amazing footnote about how this match came to be. One Family founder Chantal Belzberg wrote to tell me that, in fact, the couple met over 15 years ago through One […]

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Under the Chuppah of 2 Orphans of Terror

Under the Chuppah of 2 Orphans of Terror

In 2002, the mother and father of Avigdor Gavish were brutally murdered when Palestinian terrorists broke into the family’s home. Just four months later, the mother and father of Ayelet Dickstein were also brutally murdered by a terrorist while on their way to spend Shabbat with relatives. A decade and a half later, Avigdor and […]

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Jewish Women Sing “Ori, Arise”: In Memory of Ori Ansbacher HY”D

Jewish Women Sing “Ori, Arise”: In Memory of Ori Ansbacher HY”D

Last night I attended my daughters’ end of year dance performance, which included a song I’d never heard before that brought tears to my eyes. This song, based on a poem written by Ori Ansbacher HY”D (translation below) was performed in Ori’s memory by the gifted musician Ruchama ben Yosef along with hundreds of other […]

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Remembering the Wife of Israel’s President, Nechama Rivlin A”H

Remembering the Wife of Israel’s President, Nechama Rivlin A”H

After an extended illness, Nechama Rivlin, the wife of Israeli president Reuven Rivlin, passed away today at the age of 73. Nechama Rivlin was a dedicated mother and grandmother who was passionate about empowering women and children. She also loved art and dance. And her 48-year marriage to the president? Nechama Rivlin, of blessed memory, […]

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How Bibi Netanyahu Cured my Son’s Stutter

How Bibi Netanyahu Cured my Son’s Stutter

Israel’s prime minister has been having an incredibly rough 24 hours. As of last night, he is the first presidentially-chosen prime-ministerial candidate following elections to find himself unable to build a coalition. Re-elections have been scheduled for this coming September. But in the Weisberg home this week, Bibi was the source of a major victory. […]

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