Fill in the Blank and win $50!

Fill in the Blank and win $50!

Tishrei’s holiday marathon=majorly busy JewishMOMs. But we cannot do everything! And I wanted to ask you, JewishMOM, what do you NOT do? Just fill in the blank in this next sentence (and in addition to providing validation for other moms around the globe, you just might be one of our two $50 winners–contest details below). […]

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The Widow of Ari Fuld HY”D: Ari was Killed While Doing me a Favor

The Widow of Ari Fuld HY”D: Ari was Killed While Doing me a Favor

Yom Kippur is 4 hours away. I have food to make and kids to get bathed and dressed, and a vidui to recite. But I cannot stop thinking about Ari Fuld HY”D, and I just had to sit down at my computer this busy Yom Kippur Eve and share my thoughts with you. Ari Fuld […]

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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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A Busy Mom’s Yom Kippur Mitzvah Checklist by Rabbi Da’vid Sperling

A Busy Mom’s Yom Kippur Mitzvah Checklist by Rabbi Da’vid Sperling

Fasting on Yom Kippur can be hard enough, but when you’re taking care of the kids, or pregnant, or nursing, it’s just that much harder. It might help to know the minimum requirements, so you can get through the mitzvot of the day more easily. 1. SORRY – Yom Kippur atones for sins, but until […]

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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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Busy with Kids this Rosh Hashana? Read This!

Busy with Kids this Rosh Hashana? Read This! Read More