The 33-Year Old Bride’s Secret to Happiness

The 33-Year Old Bride’s Secret to Happiness

(You have a choice: you can read this post or hear me tell the same story in the 2-minute video below) Over the last 8 years, my whole family has become extremely fond of our dental hygienist, Sara. And over the years, twice a year, we’ve seen this lovely, sweet-hearted woman getting older and older. […]

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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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Why I Don’t Hate Shavuot Anymore

Why I Don’t Hate Shavuot Anymore

This article is a Chana Jenny favorite from Shavuot 4 years ago… This morning I went to check out a nursery school for next year. The ganenet told me I could stop by whenever I wanted, so I stopped by at 10:45, which, it turned out, was lunch time. When I walked in the ganenet […]

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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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How I Feel About Being Stuck Home with Kids this Shavuot (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How I Feel About Being Stuck Home with Kids this Shavuot (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Encouragement for moms, like me, who will be spending Shavuot busy with kids.

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FedEx Spouses

FedEx Spouses

My neighbor, Sara, covers her hair, and we often chat about her children and grandchildren. So I was surprised the other day when she told me, “You know I don’t have a husband, right?” “Really?” “My husband died 27 years ago when my children were ages 7, 6, 4, and 11 months. He got sick, […]

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