My Pesach Fury (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My Pesach Fury (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

I was outraged, and wanted to do something outrageous!

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Pesach Superwoman!

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Pesach Superwoman!

The seder is just 2 days away! Close your eyes, and you can almost taste the matzah (my mouth actually watered when I wrote that…) We JewishMOMs have a crazy 2 days ahead of us, but we’re almost there. And think of everything that was on your to-do list 2 weeks ago which you’ve already […]

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Mazal Tov! Miracle Baby Celebrates Bar Mitzvah

Mazal Tov! Miracle Baby Celebrates Bar Mitzvah

Tonight I’m looking forward to attending the bar mitzvah of the oldest son of my dear friend, Elana Mizrahi. I first met Elana almost 2 decades ago, when she was single, fresh out of Stanford University, a student of my husband’s at Nishmat. I remember when she was dating her husband, and when she got […]

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Why My Daughter Flunked Her Test

Why My Daughter Flunked Her Test

My daughter, Moriah, is in 7th grade, which means her grades this year and next will largely determine whether she will be accepted into her high school-of-choice or not. So I wasn’t so surprised to see Moriah taking her studies more seriously this year. But I WAS surprised a few weeks ago when she told […]

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How to Prepare Spiritually for Passover (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to Prepare Spiritually for Passover (13-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to release yourself from your personal Egypt as you prepare your home for Passover.

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The Disabled Hungarian in the Jerusalem Marathon (30-Second Inspirational Video)

The Disabled Hungarian in the Jerusalem Marathon (30-Second Inspirational Video)

This past Friday 35,000 people from around the world participated in the annual Jerusalem Marathon. Here’s one man I met there–a disabled Christian who came all the way from Hungary to participate in the 1.7 km family marathon.

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