My Daughter vs. Bibi

My Daughter vs. Bibi

Earlier today, PM Netanyahu paid a visit to the seminary where my oldest daughter, 21-year-old Hadas, is studying for the year. In this video, you can see Hadas challenging her prime minister with such a tough question regarding one of his policies* that it took him an entire 7 minutes to answer it. This video […]

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2 Young Wives, 2 Tragedies

2 Young Wives, 2 Tragedies

This past Sunday, Israel was struck by the sudden tragic deaths of two amazing young women. 25-year-old Rivka Kapshuk, who got married just 3 weeks ago on December 24th, was killed in a car accident (her husband Tom (Tom ben Orli) remains in critical condition). Rivka was a popular teacher at the Tsvia Maaleh Adumim […]

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Today is the 10 Year Anniversary of a Miracle

Today is the 10 Year Anniversary of a Miracle

On Jan. 15, 2009, a US Airways Airbus safely landed in the Hudson River after striking a flock of geese while taking off from New York City. For survivor Ric Elias the experience of almost dying left a lasting impression on him as a human being, husband, and, in his eyes most importantly, as a […]

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The Home Field Advantage (1-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Home Field Advantage (1-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

What we JewishMOMs can learn from the NFL. My husband’s a big Patriots fan, so yesterday he was telling me about the upcoming playoffs leading up to the Superbowl. Josh explained to me how crucial it is that the Patriots beat a certain team in order to get the home-field advantage during the playoffs and […]

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Mazal Tov! Terror Orphans to be Married

Mazal Tov! Terror Orphans to be Married

16 years ago, during the darkest hours of the 2nd Intifada, Avigdor Gavish’s parents, grandfather and brother were brutally murdered by an Arab terrorist who entered their home at the beginning of Passover. 4 months later, the parents and 9-year-old brother of Ayelet Dikstein were shot to death by terrorists while they were on their […]

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Re: My Home Getting Knocked Down

Re: My Home Getting Knocked Down

I love my home, I would love to live in it as long as I need a home to live in. But it seems that the Jerusalem Municipality has other plans for my family, and around 250 others that live in our section Kiryat Moshe. First, some history… In the mid-1950s, the newborn State of […]

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