What Do You Name a Baby Born on Yom HaShoah?

What Do You Name a Baby Born on Yom HaShoah?

I bring meals to neighborhood moms after birth. And yesterday I delivered some soup and couscous to my dear neighbor, Nechama Lerner. Afterwards, I wept the whole way back home. Because of the story Nechama told me about why she and her husband, Tal, chose the special name of their newborn son. “Tal and I […]

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Widow of Counterterrorism Hero Noam Raz HY”D “Thank you for choosing me to be your wife.”

Widow of Counterterrorism Hero Noam Raz HY”D “Thank you for choosing me to be your wife.”

This past Friday, 47-year-old Noam Raz of Israel’s elite counterterrorism unit, was tragically killed while hunting down a terrorist in Jenin. Noam Raz devoted his life to guarding the Jewish people in the Land of Israel and to his beloved wife, Efrat, and their 6 children. The State of Israel rests atop the strong and […]

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Hashem’s Timing

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The 95-Year-Old Father of the Bride and the Rebbe’s 5th Dollar

The 95-Year-Old Father of the Bride and the Rebbe’s 5th Dollar

Phenomenal, must-listen story. When the Lubavitcher Rebbe handed an extra dollar to a grieving 51-year-old mother and her 63-year-old husband, they couldn’t imagine the miracle awaiting them around the corner.

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Smile Now by 15-Year-Old Tehilla Wilbur

Smile Now by 15-Year-Old Tehilla Wilbur

Yesterday for the 1st time I visited the home of my neighbor, Jerusalem chesed dynamo Bruria Wilbur, and discovered her walls are plastered with inspirational sayings drawn by her 15-year-old daughter, Tehilla. Here’s one of my favorites. Shabbat shalom!πŸ’™βœ‘οΈ

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Go Home by Rabbi YY Jacobson

Go Home by Rabbi YY Jacobson

Why the High Priest is commanded to return home after entering the Holy of Holies on Yom Kippur.    

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A Mother of Many’s Perfect ResponseπŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§

A Mother of Many’s Perfect ResponseπŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§

Love how this cartoon so simply and precisely puts into words my own experience as a mother of many  

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A Sneak Preview of Dance of the Omer

A Sneak Preview of Dance of the Omer

Last year my daughter Hallel rented out her apartment in Mitspeh Ramon over Pesach, and when she told me she’d bought me a “great book” her “subletter Benji” had written about the Omer, I expected a self-published pamphlet that I might spend a few minutes glancing through. Β I certainly didn’t expect this masterful and unprecedented […]

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I Know Mother’s Day is Over, But…

I Know Mother’s Day is Over, But…

I saw this today, and loved it and had to post (thank you Sheila from Toronto)! At this moment I’m able to especially relate to this cartoon’s message since my father will be having minor heart surgery next week (please daven for Matityahu Tuvia ben Esther Tsiporah) and I will be flying to Baltimore to […]

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Happy Mother’s Day, Jewish Mom!πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ€©

Happy Mother’s Day, Jewish Mom!πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘¦πŸ€©

Don’t give up, your child will pop too!!

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