The Final Blessing Ari Fuld HY”D Gave to His Daughter (40-Second Video)

The Final Blessing Ari Fuld HY”D Gave to His Daughter (40-Second Video)

The Jewish people mourns a tireless advocate for Israel, Ari Fuld HY”D, who was brutally murdered in a terror attack yesterday. During his final weekly parsha class two days before he was killed, he gave his daughter her final blessing.

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Lulav Love

Lulav Love

My son brought home a flyer for his school’s annual lulav sale today. And a wave of deja vu washed over me… I remembered myself at 11 years old, like my son, presenting my parents with a flyer for my school’s annual pre-Christmas poinsettia sale. This unexpected memory sharpened the sweetness… Of sitting here, in […]

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Song about Teshuva: Ranked a Top Israeli Song of 5778

Song about Teshuva: Ranked a Top Israeli Song of 5778

Every Rosh Hashana Eve, Israeli radio stations announce their 20 most popular songs of the year. How wonderful to see so many songs on this year’s list sung by religious singers or by “secular” Israelis singing about their connection with Hashem, including this one that I LOVE, “Somebody’s Here with Me” by Bnaya Barabi, ranked […]

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Taste-of-Moshiach Wedding (1-Minute Inspirational Video)

Taste-of-Moshiach Wedding (1-Minute Inspirational Video)

A few weeks ago, over a hundred JewishMOMs sent Mazal Tovs from all over the globe for my neighbor, Talia, who got married last night! I remember Talia crying just this past July after telling us the details of a particularly humiliating date. And now to see her in a wedding dress! Unbelievable! Seeing her, […]

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Rebbetzin Finkel’s Remarkable Rosh Hashana Sacrifice (2-Minute Inspirational Video)

Rebbetzin Finkel’s Remarkable Rosh Hashana Sacrifice (2-Minute Inspirational Video)

One fateful Rosh Hashana, a young mother named Sara Finkel chose to make a sacrifice that would alter the life of her son and leave a lasting impact on the Jewish world.

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That Time I Was Mugged by a Monkey

That Time I Was Mugged by a Monkey

I was 19 years old, on a junior-year study-abroad program in Bali, Indonesia. Ahh, what memories! Holding a chunk of wood between the soles of my feet, and carving it into a mask with an x-acto knife (I only nicked my foot once). “Bima” minibuses that carried me from one side of the island to […]

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