The Father I Saw Get Hit by a Car (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Father I Saw Get Hit by a Car (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Why did Hashem want me to see that car accident? This past Thursday, at 7:50 in the morning, I was walking Yoni to gan when suddenly I heard a crash and then yelling. Then I saw a young man lying in the middle of the street, in front of a car. I walked over to […]

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The Terror Orphans’ Matchmaker

The Terror Orphans’ Matchmaker

I wrote earlier this week about the moving wedding of two orphans of terror this past Sunday. And today I received an Email with an amazing footnote about how this match came to be. One Family founder Chantal Belzberg wrote to tell me that, in fact, the couple met over 15 years ago through One […]

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What I Said to the Mom Getting Divorced (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

What I Said to the Mom Getting Divorced (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Reminding myself, in the age of social media, how important it can be to help a single person. This morning I saw a mother I see several mornings a week at gan drop-off and pick-up. She looked unusually lovely this morning, in a long flowing floral dress. So I told this mother, whose name I […]

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Jewish Women Sing “Ori, Arise”: In Memory of Ori Ansbacher HY”D

Jewish Women Sing “Ori, Arise”: In Memory of Ori Ansbacher HY”D

Last night I attended my daughters’ end of year dance performance, which included a song I’d never heard before that brought tears to my eyes. This song, based on a poem written by Ori Ansbacher HY”D (translation below) was performed in Ori’s memory by the gifted musician Ruchama ben Yosef along with hundreds of other […]

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When the Rabbanit Was Locked Out of the Mikveh (4-Minute Video)

When the Rabbanit Was Locked Out of the Mikveh (4-Minute Video)

Rabbanit Chana Henkin shares the shocking story of the night that would change the course of her life. Josh and I have committed to raising $11,000 for Nishmat’s Charidy campaign this Wednesday and Thursday. Please help us reach our goal!

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Special Message from Racheli Fraenkel: A Jewish Mom’s Crown Jewels (1-Minute Video)

Special Message from Racheli Fraenkel: A Jewish Mom’s Crown Jewels (1-Minute Video)

Racheli Fraenkel sent me this special video to share with you JewishMOMs. My husband teaches with Racheli at Nishmat, and over the last 2 decades that he has taught there, both of us have been so inspired to see the lasting impact that Nishmat leaves on its students as they go on to become IY”H […]

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