The Fastest Israeli Woman is a Religious Mother of 5

The Fastest Israeli Woman is a Religious Mother of 5

This morning I heard the surprising news that the winner of last Friday’s Jerusalem marathon–for Israeli women– was a religious mother of 5 kids. So here it is, the true yet unbelievable story behind the JewishMOM buzz. Beatie (what a perfect name for a champion runner!) Deutsch, originally from New York, is a 28-year-mother of […]

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The Disabled Hungarian in the Jerusalem Marathon (30-Second Inspirational Video)

The Disabled Hungarian in the Jerusalem Marathon (30-Second Inspirational Video)

This past Friday 35,000 people from around the world participated in the annual Jerusalem Marathon. Here’s one man I met there–a disabled Christian who came all the way from Hungary to participate in the 1.7 km family marathon.

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The Almost-Accident I Saw

The Almost-Accident I Saw

Two days ago, a little after 8 AM, I was walking my kids to gan when I saw my neighbor’s two sons crossing the street at the crosswalk on their way to school. And then, suddenly, a white truck turned the corner, heading at full speed towards the boys…I screamed “Children!” and the truck screeched […]

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16 Costumes I Loved–Happy Purim!

16 Costumes I Loved–Happy Purim!

Thanks to Nechama Koren for sending me these first two awesome photos, thereby inspiring this post!  

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US Vice President Recites “Shehechiyanu”

US Vice President Recites “Shehechiyanu”

It is a top priority for me to keep JewishMOM.com free of politics–since I believe that the eternal bond between all JewishMOMs is so much deeper and more important than whom you or I voted for on November 8, 2016. But I got so much chizuk from this super-inspirational speech by American Vice President Mike […]

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Chani Weinrott’s Widower, Dovi: “How I’m Not Falling Apart”

Chani Weinrott’s Widower, Dovi: “How I’m Not Falling Apart”

Last night, in honor of the publication of her new book “How She Grows,” Rabbanit Yemima Mizrachi hosted an evening featuring various people who have faced life-altering challenges and grown from them. Among the speakers was Dovi Weinrott, the widower of one of the most dearly loved people in Israel, Chani Weinrott z”l, who passed […]

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