Taste-of-Moshiach Wedding (1-Minute Inspirational Video)

Taste-of-Moshiach Wedding (1-Minute Inspirational Video)

A few weeks ago, over a hundred JewishMOMs sent Mazal Tovs from all over the globe for my neighbor, Talia, who got married last night! I remember Talia crying just this past July after telling us the details of a particularly humiliating date. And now to see her in a wedding dress! Unbelievable! Seeing her, […]

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Rebbetzin Finkel’s Remarkable Rosh Hashana Sacrifice (2-Minute Inspirational Video)

Rebbetzin Finkel’s Remarkable Rosh Hashana Sacrifice (2-Minute Inspirational Video)

One fateful Rosh Hashana, a young mother named Sara Finkel chose to make a sacrifice that would alter the life of her son and leave a lasting impact on the Jewish world.

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Busy with Kids this Rosh Hashana? Read This!

Busy with Kids this Rosh Hashana? Read This! Read More

A Busy Mom’s Rosh Hashana Mitzvah Checklist by Rabbi Da’vid Sperling

A Busy Mom’s Rosh Hashana Mitzvah Checklist by Rabbi Da’vid Sperling

It’s not always easy to juggle the holiness and special mitzvot of Rosh HaShana with the holy task of taking care of kids. Here’s a basic list of the most important mitzvot of Rosh Hashana, and the simplest way to go about doing them. This is a checklist for women in general, and especially women […]

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Rosh Hashana 5779: My Highlights of the Year (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Rosh Hashana 5779: My Highlights of the Year (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Looking back at the blessings of 5778. Rosh Hashana is just a few days away. A brand new year. How was your year, JewishMOM? My teacher, Shira Lichtig, asked us this week to imagine all the yummy food that blessed our tables, and filled our hungry bellies so they weren’t hungry any more this year. […]

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That Time I Was Mugged by a Monkey

That Time I Was Mugged by a Monkey

I was 19 years old, on a junior-year study-abroad program in Bali, Indonesia. Ahh, what memories! Holding a chunk of wood between the soles of my feet, and carving it into a mask with an x-acto knife (I only nicked my foot once). “Bima” minibuses that carried me from one side of the island to […]

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The Best Elul Video Ever (1-Minute Funny Video)

The Best Elul Video Ever (1-Minute Funny Video)

I love this video, and realized I want to share it with everyone I know. So here goes…

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The Cup of Sugar that Made Sivan Rahav Meir Religious

The Cup of Sugar that Made Sivan Rahav Meir Religious

Sivan Rahav Meir is a religious mother of 5 as well as an award-winning journalist and primetime news reporter here in Israel. But very few people know the surprising story behind Sivan’s decision to become a religious Jew at the age of 16. Last week, Sivan spoke at my neighborhood community center, and this is […]

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My Son’s 2nd Day of School Miracle

My Son’s 2nd Day of School Miracle

When my mom was 23, she experienced a tragedy that turned her world upside down: her parents and grandmother were killed in a car accident. I guess that would explain why one of my biggest mothering fears is traffic accidents… So, for the past year or so, instead of all the other things I could […]

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5 Ways to Get Your Mother-in-Law to Like You (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

5 Ways to Get Your Mother-in-Law to Like You (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Get the inside scoop on what our mothers-in-law most want from us. How is your relationship with your MIL? Nightmarish? OK? Pretty good, but could be better? Wondering how to upgrade your relationship? How to make your MIL really  happy? Last week CB Lieber of Family First magazine interviewed a bunch of mothers in law […]

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