How to Conquer Your After-the-Chagim To-Do List (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to Conquer Your After-the-Chagim To-Do List (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

2 simple tools that help me not get overwhelmed by my lengthy post-Chagim to-do list. The Chagim are over, and if you are like me, you have a to-do list as long as the galus made up of all the things you said you would do “After the Chagim.” Here’s 2 ideas that help me […]

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What the Rebbe Taught Me this Simchat Torah

What the Rebbe Taught Me this Simchat Torah

For the last 10 Simchat Torahs or so I’ve attended the hakafot of the Belzer Rebbe. Simchat Torah at Belz is, without fail, one of the most intense spiritual experiences of my year. The hints of doubt and irony that color my view of Judaism year-round are replaced by absolute, unwavering certainty. From the moment […]

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Chagim were Great! And Great They’re Finally Over… (44-Second Inspirational Video)

Chagim were Great! And Great They’re Finally Over… (44-Second Inspirational Video)

Tishrei is an amazing, uplifting month, which requires a ton of very hard work from us JewishMOMs. If the Tishrei marathon left feeling fried to a crisp, you are not alone! I love this inspirational song by Naomi Shemer in honor of now: “After the Chagim.”

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Orli Vorku’s African Crown (3-Minute Inspirational Video)

Orli Vorku’s African Crown (3-Minute Inspirational Video)

My neighbor Orli is passionate about the mitzvah of covering her hair, and especially with breathtaking African-style headscarves. Here is the inspirational story of one such headscarf that transformed Orli’s Rosh Hashana.

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Here’s What I Don’t Do

Here’s What I Don’t Do

Lots of moms have already shared what they don’t do for the Anti-Superwoman Contest (deadline for submissions is Tuesday midnight EST). And what about me? What do I not do? Looking at the answers submitted, I could relate to most of them. There are so many things that I don’t do that it’s hard for […]

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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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