What Women Who Live Past 100 Have in Common

What Women Who Live Past 100 Have in Common

First of all, if you are a woman and you would like to live a long life, you are in luck! In 103 out of the 104 countries* that report their citizens’ life spans to the UN, women live longer than men (the only exception was Bangladesh). And what about the elite crowd who reach […]

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If My Husband Was Still Alive, He Would Have Been at That Stage Last Night by Yael Shevach

If My Husband Was Still Alive, He Would Have Been at That Stage Last Night by Yael Shevach

Hello, this is Yael Shevach, the widow of Rabbi Raziel Shevach HY”D who was murdered by a terrorist while driving home a year ago last month. An important event took place yesterday, a great celebration at the International Conference Center in Jerusalem. Rabbinic certification was granted to 789 new rabbis in Israel. It was a […]

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Here’s Why I Don’t Take My Kids Shopping (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Here’s Why I Don’t Take My Kids Shopping (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Elevating the daily grind of motherhood. I don’t usually take my 3 youngest kids shopping anywhere further than the corner store, because they want this and that and also this, and “Eema, you never bought us an afikomen present last Passover!” And I end up getting all worn out and snappy and headachey. And no-no-no […]

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After Hodaya’s Accident, a Unique Report Card

After Hodaya’s Accident, a Unique Report Card

The following was written by a teacher from Noam Tzvia high school in Afula. Report cards are supposed to give a summary of academic achievements, but the following report card is, in my opinion, a lesson in itself, a lesson about what is truly important in life. Hodaya bat Ilana, an 11th grader at our […]

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After Losing Her Baby, Chana Yael’s Good News

After Losing Her Baby, Chana Yael’s Good News

For the last few weeks, I have been listening over and over to the CDs of Mevaser Tov, the Good News Choir of Chana Yael Abramson of Givat Assaf and Ruti Sofer of Jerusalem. Such exquisite, soul-moving songs (you can listen to some of my favorites below). Here is the incredibly moving story behind the […]

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After Mumbai, the Serebryanski’s Fertility Miracle (10-Minute Inspirational Video)

After Mumbai, the Serebryanski’s Fertility Miracle (10-Minute Inspirational Video)

After the Mumbai terror attack, a fertility specialist is determined to bring more Jewish babies into the world.

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