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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Guess What Danish Kids Ask Their Moms For at the Supermarket Checkout…

Guess What Danish Kids Ask Their Moms For at the Supermarket Checkout…

Here’s some cool things I’ve seen for the first time in my life this week during our family trip to Copenhagen… Instead of the candy and chocolate bars by the supermarket checkout that make your children beg “Eema, pleeeaase can I have some M&M’s??” Danish children get FREE FRUIT! 50% of Copenhagen’s residents commute by […]

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Here’s the Postcard I Promised You From…

Here’s the Postcard I Promised You From…

Here is the postcard-post I promised you from our mystery destination…And now that we are here, it is the time to reveal our location. Drumroll, please… Copenhagen, Denmark! (The hint I posted was a quotation from Hamlet, who lived in Denmark). What prompted our visit to this unusual destination? Well, last winter when we were […]

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JewishMOM.com is on Vacation Until August 5th

JewishMOM.com is on Vacation Until August 5th

JewishMOM.com is going on summer vacation. I plan to resume my regular daily posts starting August 5th. I plan to send you a post-card post next week from our unusual destination. Someone asked for a hint, so here it is: There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. Feel free to […]

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The Greatest Gift G-d Gave Me is ADHD (30-Second Inspirational Video)

The Greatest Gift G-d Gave Me is ADHD (30-Second Inspirational Video)

Rabbi Kobi and Racheli Dvir of Mitzpe Ramon have 8 children, all of whom have ADHD. Their son, David, now 24, was severely hyperactive as a child. He could not sit in class and even though he was extremely intelligent, he did not learn how to read well until he was in 8th grade. Today, […]

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The Viral Story about Rabbi Steinman’s Toffee

The Viral Story about Rabbi Steinman’s Toffee

This story with its surprising punchline has taken Israeli whatsapp groups by storm. I understand why! I’ve translated it here to English A young man in Bnei Brak, unfortunately, left Judaism and got engaged to a non-Jewish woman. The young man’s secular cousin, with whom he was living, got angry and very upset, but he […]

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