The Father of Dvir Sorek HY”D: To Honor Dvir’s Memory, Enjoy Your Vacation

The Father of Dvir Sorek HY”D: To Honor Dvir’s Memory, Enjoy Your Vacation

Following the murder of his 18-year-old son by a terrorist, Dvir Sorek made the following remarkable statement to those who were touched by the tragedy and might have thought of cancelling their vacation plans on account of the murder… “It’s summer now and bain hazmanim and August. Even if Dvir HY”D touched your hearts, maybe […]

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The 1st Interview with the Mother of Ori Ansbacher HY”D (4-Minute Video)

The 1st Interview with the Mother of Ori Ansbacher HY”D (4-Minute Video)

6 months after the brutal murder of her daughter, Ori Ansbacher HY”D, bereaved mother Naea speaks publicly for the first time in this moving and inspiring first interview with Sivan Rahav Meir (with special thanks to Ari and David Schlacht). If you have 10 minutes, I highly recommend you scroll down to watch the entire, […]

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When Her DH Was On a Psychiatric Ward (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

When Her DH Was On a Psychiatric Ward (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

When a young mother’s husband spends 2 months on a psychiatric ward, she brings to life the avoda of the 9 days. Right now, we are in the 9 days of mourning leading up to Tisha B’Av. This is how my teacher, Rabbi Nivin, explains why many people, including me, find feeling sad this time […]

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The Highlight of My Shabbat Candlelighting

The Highlight of My Shabbat Candlelighting

6 months ago, at the Geula Gathering, I saw this video below about Ner Echad, and thought it sounded cool. Thousands of Jewish women across the world praying for each other when they light Friday night candles, simultaneously donating $1 of charity to Rebbetzin Kanyevsky’s charity fund for widows and orphans. So the next day, […]

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My Daughter’s Rocky 1st Day at Camp (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My Daughter’s Rocky 1st Day at Camp (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Keeping the faith under challenging circumstances. My teenage daughter started a new summer program today. I had heard from a friend that it is an incredible camp and her daughter loved it. It cost a lot of money. But if it’s that incredible, I thought, I’d sign her up. And then, this morning, at 8:30 […]

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Mourning Fanconi’s Anemia Warrior Ruthie Saunders A”H (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Mourning Fanconi’s Anemia Warrior Ruthie Saunders A”H (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

37 years ago, Sharon Saunders and her now ex-husband, Jonathan, had no children of their own. And they decided to adopt a baby girl. Not a regular, healthy baby girl. But rather a beautiful, adorable, and also very sick baby girl with a terrible genetic disease called Fanconi’s Anemia. When Sharon and Jonathan adopted her, […]

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