Bravo, JewishMOM!

Bravo, JewishMOM!

You’ve cleaned, even though you didn’t always want to. You’ve organized corners of your home you never even noticed needed organizing. You’ve shopped until you’ve dropped. You’ve cooked (and are probably cooking still…) You made Passover HAPPEN this year. This standing ovation is for YOU! Chag Kasher v’Sameach!

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The Drunkard’s Seder as told by Rabbi Fischel Schachter

The Drunkard’s Seder as told by Rabbi Fischel Schachter

Every day until seder (6 days to go!) I will be posting a “Meaning-in-the-Cleaning Minute”: a minute-long video or short word of inspiration that made ME smile as I get ready this year for Pesach.

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The Wedding Made by a Matzah in Bergen Belsen

The Wedding Made by a Matzah in Bergen Belsen

What the Bluzhever Rebbe went through during the Holocaust was mindboggling. The Nazis murdered his wife, his only daughter, his entire family, almost all of his hundreds of Chassidim. After the War, it took a lot of courage for survivors to remarry. But after his liberation from Bergen Belsen, somebody suggested a match to the […]

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Pesach Cleaning, Car-Wash Style by Rabbi Fischel Schachter (1-Minute Meaning-in-the-Cleaning Video)

Pesach Cleaning, Car-Wash Style by Rabbi Fischel Schachter (1-Minute Meaning-in-the-Cleaning Video)

Every day until seder (10 days to go!) I will be posting a “Meaning-in-the-Cleaning Minute”: a minute-long video or short word of inspiration that made ME smile as I get ready this year for Pesach.

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Dreaming About Pesach Cleaning from the ICU (2 Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Dreaming About Pesach Cleaning from the ICU (2 Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Reflections on the mother of a very ill baby and Pesach cleaning. We spent this past Shabbat in Tsfat, and while there I met an incredibly lovely woman named Chaya. Chaya has soft-brown eyes, a gorgeous smile. She radiates quiet joy, deep faith. Seeing her, you would never guess that 16 months ago Chaya gave […]

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3 Years After Henkin Family Terror Attack, a Mazal Tov (3-Minute Video)

3 Years After Henkin Family Terror Attack, a Mazal Tov (3-Minute Video)

Reflections on the bar mitzvah of the oldest son of Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin HY”D. Three and a half years ago on Succot, Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin were driving home when they were brutally murdered by Palestinian terrorists in front of their 4 young children. My husband, Joshua, is a program director at […]

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