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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Chanukah Contest Accepting Anonymous JewishMOMs

Chanukah Contest Accepting Anonymous JewishMOMs

Just to clarify, for this year’s Chanukah Contest, feel free to submit the story of your inspirational JewishMOM without sharing her name. I’m looking forward to reading your submissions and spreading a lot of JewishMOM light around the world this Chanukah!

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Want to Experience Miracles? Read These Words…

Want to Experience Miracles? Read These Words…

Rabbi Nivin suggested a few months ago that if we want to connect with G-d on a more constant basis, and see more miracles in our lives, then he would recommend reciting the Ain Od Milvado segula written by the Nefesh HaChaim (Rabbi Chaim of Volozhin). So I started doing just that, every day after […]

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My Unusual Fear of Public Speaking

My Unusual Fear of Public Speaking

I don’t exactly have a fear of public speaking. When I’m speaking in front of a crowd of people, I actually really enjoy myself. I’m also fine appearing in videos that many people watch. But my problem isn’t during the public speaking, it’s before. I am capable of feeling low-flame dread before a speaking event […]

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