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 Skeptic Who Went to the Rabbi for a Blessing

The Skeptic Who Went to the Rabbi for a Blessing

This past Shabbat, my husband was out of town, and he was hosted by a lovely family, a couple with 2 sons ages 7 and 13. During the meal, the host mentioned that he has two other children, two daughters who are a decade older than his sons. And then he shared the following incredible […]

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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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Bless this Mess

Bless this Mess

Loved this…

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Guess Where We’re Going this Week…(4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Guess Where We’re Going this Week…(4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My husband and I are going to another country this week, for a very special occasion… This coming Shabbat, over a million Jews in 97 countries and 1416 cities will be keeping Shabbat as part of the 5th Annual Shabbat Project. The Jewish community of Prague has invited my husband, Joshua, and me to be […]

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