The 1st Mitzvah Kiss

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The Awkward Phone Call and Shavuot

The Awkward Phone Call and Shavuot

This morning I got a phone call from Ulpanat Raaya, the high school my daughter graduated from 2 years ago. “Shalom, we are compiling a network of people who can provide advice to our graduates regarding professional and educational options.” “Ahh, I am actually the mother. It sounds like you want to be in touch […]

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Why I Don’t Hate Shavuot Anymore

Why I Don’t Hate Shavuot Anymore

This article is a Chana Jenny favorite from Shavuot 4 years ago… This morning I went to check out a nursery school for next year. The ganenet told me I could stop by whenever I wanted, so I stopped by at 10:45, which, it turned out, was lunch time. When I walked in the ganenet […]

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The Terror Attack and My (Re)Birth as told by Mariam Berzon

The Terror Attack and My (Re)Birth as told by Mariam Berzon

My husband, Rabbi Joshua Weisberg, has been teaching at Nishmat for 19 years. So many memories! But if I had to choose, the sweetest memory of the last 2 decades was probably Nishmat student Mariam Berzon’s unforgettable engagement to her husband, Baruch, when we were on the bus back from a Nishmat trip to Kibbutz […]

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Here’s Why I Don’t Blog by Chaya Cohen

Here’s Why I Don’t Blog by Chaya Cohen

When I read this article by my friend Chaya, I laughed out loud. Inspiration for all those moms out there who do not blog (as well as those among us who, occasionally, do:) And by the way, Chaya, if you ever do start a blog (please do!), I promise to be your biggest fan. THIS […]

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The What-Kind-of-Jewish-Mom-are-You Ditty

The What-Kind-of-Jewish-Mom-are-You Ditty

I hope you also love this poem written in honor of Mother’s Day by long-time JewishMOM.com reader and parenting life coach Rachel Horan. Rachel Horan is committed to empowering mothers to take ownership of their parenting to make it a fun, organized and spiritual experience. Contact her at ralhoran@gmail.com This video is intended for women […]

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How I Feel About Being Stuck Home with Kids this Shavuot (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

How I Feel About Being Stuck Home with Kids this Shavuot (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Encouragement for moms, like me, who will be spending Shavuot busy with kids.

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Mom Under Fire in the Golan Heights as told by Chana Frazin

Mom Under Fire in the Golan Heights as told by Chana Frazin

I grew up in Great Neck, New York and my husband, Alan, is from Arizona. We moved to Moshav Yonatan in the Golan 8 years ago, and we live here with our 4 kids: Yehuda (12), Shalom Yitzchak (10), Bracha (7), and Maayan (4). We moved here because my husband and I have a lot […]

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Segula Alert! Don’t Miss Motherprayer Day this Monday

Segula Alert! Don’t Miss Motherprayer Day this Monday

This Sunday evening and Monday until sunset is the day before Rosh Chodesh Sivan, declared by the Shla”h HaKadosh as one of the most auspicious days of the year to pray for our children’s physical and spiritual well-being and lifelong success. Jewish mom, don’t miss this tremendous annual opportunity! Make sure to recite the Shla”h’s […]

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You Won’t Believe Why My Package Took 3 Months to Arrive

You Won’t Believe Why My Package Took 3 Months to Arrive

On February 1st, I received an Email from the coordinator of Dina Friedman’s Mastery Series: Mastering Your Spiritual Connection and Life’s Purpose. “I just sent out your course handbook,” she wrote. “You should receive the package in the mail shortly. Enjoy!” For a package to make its way from the US to my home in […]

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