Poems for Sorah Rosenblatt’s 1st Yahrzeit

Poems for Sorah Rosenblatt’s 1st Yahrzeit

In honor of the 1st yahrzeit this month of poet Sorah Rosenblatt, Ami Magazine published several pages of her poems. Originally from Washington, DC, Sorah Rosenblatt started becoming religious while she was student at University of Maryland. When she graduated in 1967, she made aliya to Israel, married a Yiddish-speaking Breslover Chassid and lived in […]

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Mrs. Perfect’s Disabled Baby

Mrs. Perfect’s Disabled Baby

Yesterday, Hallel’s school had a special mother-daughter event for the 12th graders: a panel featuring mothers from the class about how they’d made the most important decisions in their lives. When the fourth mother on the panel started speaking, I whispered “Wow!” into Hallel’s ear. This is the story she told us: When I first […]

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600 Holocaust Survivors, Children and Grandchildren Sing to Life (4-Minute Powerful Video)

600 Holocaust Survivors, Children and Grandchildren Sing to Life (4-Minute Powerful Video)

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day this Thursday, 600 Holocaust survivors, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren gathered together to sing a song in honor of life and hope. I watched this incredibly powerful video 3 times, and it moved me to tears each time. Watching this, I can’t help remembering that behind each and every […]

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My Pesach Fury (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

My Pesach Fury (9-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

I was outraged, and wanted to do something outrageous!

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I’m Embarrassed to Tell You How I Cleaned the Pacifier

I’m Embarrassed to Tell You How I Cleaned the Pacifier

20 years ago, when my oldest child was a few weeks old, I took her to the baby clinic to get a vaccination. When I was sitting in the nurse’s cubicle, my baby’s pacifier fell out of her mouth and onto the ground. I picked up the pacifier, stuck it into my own mouth to […]

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It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Pesach Superwoman!

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s Pesach Superwoman!

The seder is just 2 days away! Close your eyes, and you can almost taste the matzah (my mouth actually watered when I wrote that…) We JewishMOMs have a crazy 2 days ahead of us, but we’re almost there. And think of everything that was on your to-do list 2 weeks ago which you’ve already […]

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