My New Necklace Fury

My New Necklace Fury

A few weeks ago we had a guest who was wearing a stunning necklace–a Tree of Life. I asked her where she had bought it and she told me in Tsfat, but she didn’t remember the name of the store. And then, on Sunday morning, while walking around Tsfat’s Old City with my 18-year-old daughter, […]

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A Moms-Eye View of Tsfat

A Moms-Eye View of Tsfat

You can choose whether to read this post or scroll down to watch me tell this same story in a 2-minute video (with footage of the places I mention). We spent this past Shabbat in the mystical city of Tsfat. Two highlights… I went on an underground tour of tunnels excavated by Livnot Ulehibanot from […]

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The Awkward Phone Call and Shavuot

The Awkward Phone Call and Shavuot

This morning I got a phone call from Ulpanat Raaya, the high school my daughter graduated from 2 years ago. “Shalom, we are compiling a network of people who can provide advice to our graduates regarding professional and educational options.” “Ahh, I am actually the mother. It sounds like you want to be in touch […]

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The Terror Attack and My (Re)Birth as told by Mariam Berzon

The Terror Attack and My (Re)Birth as told by Mariam Berzon

My husband, Rabbi Joshua Weisberg, has been teaching at Nishmat for 19 years. So many memories! But if I had to choose, the sweetest memory of the last 2 decades was probably Nishmat student Mariam Berzon’s unforgettable engagement to her husband, Baruch, when we were on the bus back from a Nishmat trip to Kibbutz […]

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Mom Under Fire in the Golan Heights as told by Chana Frazin

Mom Under Fire in the Golan Heights as told by Chana Frazin

I grew up in Great Neck, New York and my husband, Alan, is from Arizona. We moved to Moshav Yonatan in the Golan 8 years ago, and we live here with our 4 kids: Yehuda (12), Shalom Yitzchak (10), Bracha (7), and Maayan (4). We moved here because my husband and I have a lot […]

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The Most Adorable Lag Baomer Video I’ve Ever Seen (30 Seconds)

The Most Adorable Lag Baomer Video I’ve Ever Seen (30 Seconds)

5 years ago my husband made this video of 3-year-old boys circling the Lag Ba’Omer bonfire on their fathers’ shoulders in Meah Shearim, in preparation for their first haircuts. I think this is SO adorable! From now on, once a week I will be re-posting one of my favorite all-time posts from JewishMOM.com…So all of […]

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