Dina Friedman’s Master Your Marriage Series Starting Next Week

Dina Friedman’s Master Your Marriage Series Starting Next Week

If you are committed to an ever expanding marriage experience of joy and love, or you are seeking to heal a marriage that isn’t meeting your expectations, then I highly recommend trying Dina Friedman’s Master your Marriage series. Here’s the course description from the Dina Friedman Academy: Dina teaches how in each interaction with your […]

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Here’s What the Exodus from Egypt Smelled Like

Here’s What the Exodus from Egypt Smelled Like

In honor of Passover, my neighbor and teacher Shira Lichtig, took us last week on a spiritual-journey walk through the flowering Jerusalem Forest. It was a really powerful experience, I wish you could have been there with us… The whole forest was exploding with blossoming mustard flowers… As well as this flower below called a […]

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Mazal Tov! Miracle Baby Celebrates Bar Mitzvah

Mazal Tov! Miracle Baby Celebrates Bar Mitzvah

Tonight I’m looking forward to attending the bar mitzvah of the oldest son of my dear friend, Elana Mizrahi. I first met Elana almost 2 decades ago, when she was single, fresh out of Stanford University, a student of my husband’s at Nishmat. I remember when she was dating her husband, and when she got […]

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My Shoe Mountain

My Shoe Mountain

Today I had a few hours free, and was wondering how to spend them. Sorting another drawer? Defrosting and wiping down the freezer? Scrubbing the grungy floor of the porch? But I realized that what I actually wanted to do was spend the next few hours doing something that would make me really happy. And […]

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A Doula’s Dilemma at 4 AM

A Doula’s Dilemma at 4 AM

This week, at my weekly Shabbat class with my neighbor Shira Lichtig, she shared the following experience from her work as a busy labor coach: “One night this week, I was woken up by my phone at around 3:30 AM. It was one of my birthing mothers. She was in her first pregnancy, and had […]

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US Vice President Recites “Shehechiyanu”

US Vice President Recites “Shehechiyanu”

It is a top priority for me to keep JewishMOM.com free of politics–since I believe that the eternal bond between all JewishMOMs is so much deeper and more important than whom you or I voted for on November 8, 2016. But I got so much chizuk from this super-inspirational speech by American Vice President Mike […]

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