Good News! Good News Choir CDs Now Available for FREE

Good News! Good News Choir CDs Now Available for FREE

After last week’s post about Mevaser Tov, the Good News Choir, women from around the world were asking how they can buy these incredible, uplifting CDs. The group’s founders, Ruti Sofer and Chana Yael Abramson, have generously decided to make their “Singing Gemach” international by allowing free downloads of their CDs at the links below. […]

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Here’s Why I Don’t Take My Kids Shopping (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Here’s Why I Don’t Take My Kids Shopping (3-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Elevating the daily grind of motherhood. I don’t usually take my 3 youngest kids shopping anywhere further than the corner store, because they want this and that and also this, and “Eema, you never bought us an afikomen present last Passover!” And I end up getting all worn out and snappy and headachey. And no-no-no […]

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After Hodaya’s Accident, a Unique Report Card

After Hodaya’s Accident, a Unique Report Card

The following was written by a teacher from Noam Tzvia high school in Afula. Report cards are supposed to give a summary of academic achievements, but the following report card is, in my opinion, a lesson in itself, a lesson about what is truly important in life. Hodaya bat Ilana, an 11th grader at our […]

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The Shalva Band Chooses Shabbat Over Eurovision

The Shalva Band Chooses Shabbat Over Eurovision

The world’s most watched live-music event is the Eurovision contest, with 186 million viewers in 2018. Israel’s Neta Barzilai won this last year’s contest, and last night Israel chose who will represent Israel in this year’s contest, to be held in Tel Aviv. The biggest stars, though, of the finals to choose this year’s representatives […]

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After Losing Her Baby, Chana Yael’s Good News

After Losing Her Baby, Chana Yael’s Good News

For the last few weeks, I have been listening over and over to the CDs of Mevaser Tov, the Good News Choir of Chana Yael Abramson of Givat Assaf and Ruti Sofer of Jerusalem. Such exquisite, soul-moving songs (you can listen to some of my favorites below). Here is the incredibly moving story behind the […]

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A Miracle at the Cemetery (5-Minute Must-See Rabbi Yoel Gold Video)

A Miracle at the Cemetery (5-Minute Must-See Rabbi Yoel Gold Video)

This video is mind-blowing! As soon as I watched it wanted to share it with everyone I know! When Rabbi Amman was left alone burying a man he never met in a cemetery in Staten Island, he never imagined how much divine intervention was really at play…

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Remembering Ori (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Remembering Ori (6-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The lesson we must learn from Ori Ansbacher’s brutal murder. This past Thursday, a 19-year-old national-service girl named Ori Ansbacher was praying in a Jerusalem forest when a Palestinian came, brutally assaulted and murdered her. After the murder, Ori’s mother, Naah, shared the following: “It’s important for us that the world know who Ori was. […]

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How is Adar Like Chicken Soup?

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After Mumbai, the Serebryanski’s Fertility Miracle (10-Minute Inspirational Video)

After Mumbai, the Serebryanski’s Fertility Miracle (10-Minute Inspirational Video)

After the Mumbai terror attack, a fertility specialist is determined to bring more Jewish babies into the world.

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Raising a Chassidic Family in Bangkok

Raising a Chassidic Family in Bangkok

Since 1995, Nechami Wilhelm has been the Chabad rebbetzin of Bangkok. Over the past 24 years, over a million Jews, most of them tourists, have passed through her doors. At last week’s annual women’s gathering for Chabad emissaries–Kinus HaShluchos, Nechami Wilhelm shared her personal journey–from feeling that her mothering responsibilities were preventing her from effectively […]

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