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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The 2 Obnoxious Women at the Elul Conference

The 2 Obnoxious Women at the Elul Conference

Yesterday I attended a huge Pre-Rosh Hashana event sponsored by a magazine for religious women. It was incredible! Over 3000 women in the audience from all over Israel, Rabbanit Yemima! Rav Shmuel Eliyahu! Top Israeli singer Yuval Dayan! So, it’s admittedly weird that instead of the powerhouse program, what remains most prominent in my mind […]

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What We Can Learn from the Wives of Alcoholics

What We Can Learn from the Wives of Alcoholics

A few days ago I found out that a woman I know from around the neighborhood is a social worker who, among other things, runs a support group for women with alcoholic husbands.   “Is it a support group especially for religious women?” She smiled and shook her head. “No, we have all kinds of women […]

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“The Cherry on Top”: Shira Shnerb’s Beloved Clothing Gemach

“The Cherry on Top”: Shira Shnerb’s Beloved Clothing Gemach

I first saw this video over a week ago, and I cannot get it out of my mind. I can’t stop thinking about the mother of Rina Shnerb HY”D, and the glorious smile she gets on her face when she mentions “the cherry on top” of her family’s many charity projects–her clothing gemach (charity store) […]

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