Rabbi’s Powerful Eulogy for Poway Shooting Victim: “God Took the Rose”

Rabbi’s Powerful Eulogy for Poway Shooting Victim: “God Took the Rose”

Yesterday, hundreds of people gave a standing ovation for Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein after he stood up, his hand still bandaged, to eulogize the woman murdered in Saturday’s shooting attack, Lori Gilbert Kaye, whom he had known for 25 years: “This is our response, a fully-packed synagogue. The outpouring of love we have received from all […]

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You Can’t Touch This! (Cute 30-Second Pesach Video)

You Can’t Touch This! (Cute 30-Second Pesach Video)

This made me smile! Chag kasher v’sameach!

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Loved Ones in Israel? They Don’t Have to Feel Lonely this Purim

Loved Ones in Israel? They Don’t Have to Feel Lonely this Purim

I don’t usually post ads, but this is my good friend who is offering gorgeous hand-crafted Mishloach Manot at fantastic prices. Only Mehadrin hechsherim. I recommend Cookies Plus most highly!

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A Tragedy in Melbourne by Rina Jacobs

A Tragedy in Melbourne by Rina Jacobs

My friend Adina always has a smile on her face, and is completely committed to raising her children with Torah values. Adina is a Mum (as we spell it here is Australia) to 6 beautiful children. Whether it’s bumping into her at the park or school pick up, discussing how our babies have grown, a […]

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Laura Greenbaum: A Special Mom of Special Kids

Laura Greenbaum: A Special Mom of Special Kids

For this year’s Chanukah Contest, I asked readers to nominate mothers who are their personal candle in the darkness, the most inspirational JewishMOM they know. Here is the 2nd semifinalist, submitted by Lindi Rosen of Boca Raton, Florida: I live next door to an incredible Jewish mom. My friend and neighbor, Laura Greenbaum, is a […]

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Why the Rabbi Ran in the Marathon

Why the Rabbi Ran in the Marathon

One day, popular lecturer Rabbi Fischel Schachter, was on his way to the hospital to visit an elderly relative. But when he had almost reached the hospital, he discovered that the street he had to cross to get to the hospital’s entrance was blocked off for the New York Marathon. Rabbi Schachter approached a policeman, […]

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