The 1 Day I Didn’t Cover My Hair

The 1 Day I Didn’t Cover My Hair

Before I got married 22 years ago ago, I didn’t know if I would cover my hair after the wedding or not. On the one hand, my husband-to-be and I had been religious about 3 years already. But was I actually cover-my-hair religious? Hmmm, I wasn’t sure about that. So I bought 3 hats, just […]

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The Sad Tale of a Shabbat Shirt on a Looong Summer Friday

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What Every Mother Needs to Know about This Year’s Delayed Tisha B’Av Fast by Rabbi Da’vid Sperling

What Every Mother Needs to Know about This Year’s Delayed Tisha B’Av Fast by Rabbi Da’vid Sperling

This year the fast of Tisha BaÁv falls out on Shabbat, and is postponed until Sunday. So here are a few laws – especially for mothers. WHO NEEDS TO FAST THIS YEAR Because this year, the fast is pushed off, we are more lenient than in most years about who is allowed to eat on […]

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Scientists Reveal the Impact of a Mother’s Love (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Scientists Reveal the Impact of a Mother’s Love (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Do you ever ask yourself at the end of a long mothering day what you actually accomplished? Dr. Shlomit Mizrachi, an expert on brain and behavior from the Technion, demonstrates the dramatic impact a mother’s love has on our children’s brains and lives.

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Why the Nose is the Most Important Part of Your Body

Why the Nose is the Most Important Part of Your Body

On the way home from summer camp today, out of the blue, my 5-year-old Yaakov informed me, “Eema, do you know what the most important part of the body is? The nose! If there were no noses, there would be no people in the world!” “Why is that?” ‘Because if people did not have noses, […]

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When Moshiach Comes, It Will be in this Woman’s Merit

When Moshiach Comes, It Will be in this Woman’s Merit

by Ora Rivka Weingort You, who wake up in the middle of the night to nurse your son And you, who care for your mother in your home. You, who continue dating, and don’t allow despair to destroy you And you, who even on the hardest days goes to work. You, who despite everything, brought […]

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