Something Cool We Figured Out about Our Daughter

Something Cool We Figured Out about Our Daughter

This past Shabbat we attended a Shabbaton for my daughter’s class and their parents. The most unforgettable part of the Shabbaton, for me, was a special exercise we parents did with our daughters. Each one of us received a list of around 60 positive characteristics, and 5 paperclips. And we were instructed to place those […]

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How to Raise a Daughter Who Wants to Become a Mom (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How to Raise a Daughter Who Wants to Become a Mom (4-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Western women are fleeing from marriage and motherhood, here’s how to raise a daughter who truly looks forward to becoming a JewishMOM.

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Why Did the Chief Rabbi Attend This Unusual Bat Mitzvah?

Why Did the Chief Rabbi Attend This Unusual Bat Mitzvah?

Yesterday I attended a bat mitzvah, and towards the end I was mightily surprised to see Israel’s chief rabbi, Rabbi David Lau. Rabbi Lau is one of the busiest rabbis in the world. Why did he consider this bat mitzvah important enough to take the time out of his packed schedule to give a speech […]

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There’s No Use Crying Over Spilt Soup

There’s No Use Crying Over Spilt Soup

I start working on my blog every day at 12:30 in the afternoon. So today, at 12:25, I went down to my kitchen to quickly heat up some soup to eat before I started writing for an hour before my boys’ pick-up time. But when I was returning the box of soup to the fridge, […]

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My New Necklace Fury

My New Necklace Fury

A few weeks ago we had a guest who was wearing a stunning necklace–a Tree of Life. I asked her where she had bought it and she told me in Tsfat, but she didn’t remember the name of the store. And then, on Sunday morning, while walking around Tsfat’s Old City with my 18-year-old daughter, […]

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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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