Grandma Wanda’s Necklace

Grandma Wanda’s Necklace

A few weeks ago we hosted the Mantell family, visiting Israel from the US for their son’s bar mitzvah, for Friday-night dinner. We had such a great time with them, what a lovely family. And at one point during the dinner I noticed the unusual necklace of the bar-mitzvah boy’s grandmother, Wanda. Wanda explained to […]

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Elevate Your Elul, Transform your Life for $1

Elevate Your Elul, Transform your Life for $1

It will be 8 years this winter, and I’m still listening and learning and growing week by week thanks to Rabbi Nivin’s weekly chaburas, accessible by phone and webinar. I could not recommend this program more highly, it has changed me and my life so dramatically, for the better! Something new this Elul, Rabbi Nivin […]

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JewishMOM.com on Summer Vacation until August 27th

JewishMOM.com on Summer Vacation until August 27th

Shalom my dear JewishMOMs, tonight I will be travelling to visit family in North America, so I will be taking a break from my regular daily posts until August 27th. Though I might be popping in from time to time to post something and say hello:) Hoping you and your families have a wonderful end […]

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Rabbanit Tzippy’s Parenting Secret

Rabbanit Tzippy’s Parenting Secret

As long as I don’t get up from lying position, I can get through Tisha b’Av without feeling overly awful. So I generally spend Tisha b’Av resting and sleeping but mostly reading. And the book that moved me the most deeply this Tisha b’Av, often to tears, was the memorial booklet compiled by the family […]

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Israel Ranked 4th Best Country Worldwide to Raise a Family

Israel Ranked 4th Best Country Worldwide to Raise a Family

The following was reported by United with Israel: Great news for Israeli families! Israel was ranked as fourth best place to raise a family in the 2015 InterNations Family Life Index. The Family Life Index ranks countries according to their results in these subcategories: availability of childcare and education, costs of childcare and education, quality […]

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The Managing Director of the Goldberg Family, Inc.

The Managing Director of the Goldberg Family, Inc.

Last week I received an Email from a JewishMOM.com reader which was signed: Rachael Goldberg Managing Director The Goldberg Family, Inc. The first time I read that signature, I was impressed, “Hmmm, looks like her family has a foundation” sorta like the Rockefellers or the Rothchilds! She must be, like, a multi-millionaire AND she runs […]

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