Why Bring Children into this Cruel World? Rabbanit Yemima on Yom HaShoah

Why Bring Children into this Cruel World? Rabbanit Yemima on Yom HaShoah

Who is still left today from the Shoah? In my class this week, a Holocaust survivor spoke. She was a 9-year-old girl when the Nazis arrived in her town. The only Holocaust survivors who are among us today are the ones who were little then. And their mothers sowed a seed. They planted within the […]

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An Amazing Shidduch Story (7-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

An Amazing Shidduch Story (7-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The remarkable story behind the engagement party I attended last week.

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Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat greetings from the Old City.

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Coming Home

Coming Home

Coming home can mean returning to my house and my family. But not only. Coming home can also mean turning inwards, getting reacquainted with my truest self, my authentic purpose, my Divine soul.

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Self-Care and a Dead Ambulance Passenger (1-Minute Rabbi YY Video)

Self-Care and a Dead Ambulance Passenger (1-Minute Rabbi YY Video)

I thought this was an awesome metaphor for how urgent it is that we moms make space in our lives to take care of ourselves. Especially now, as we recover from the most demanding holiday for the JewishMOM–Passover.

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My Daughter’s Painting of a Pregnant Woman

My Daughter’s Painting of a Pregnant Woman

21 years ago this week, I was anxiously awaiting the birth of my 2nd daughter, Hallel. I’d spent her entire pregnancy feverishly conducting interviews and writing my 1st book Expecting Miracles: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy Through Judaism. And today, 21-year-old Hallel sent me this, her exquisite painting of a pregnant woman. Seeing this […]

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After-Pesach Goals (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

After-Pesach Goals (8-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

Thoughts on transitioning from Passover to after-Passover.

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A Life-Altering Heart Attack and the Message of Matzah (9-Minute Charlie-Harary Video)

A Life-Altering Heart Attack and the Message of Matzah (9-Minute Charlie-Harary Video)

Amazing story! The power of NOW!

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Spectacular Pesach Lights at Jerusalem´s Chord Bridge

Spectacular Pesach Lights at Jerusalem´s Chord Bridge

I saw this and was blown away!

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Back at the Kotel!! (1-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

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The Fire of Pesach (2-Minute Mommy Peptalk)

The Fire of Pesach (2-Minute Mommy  Peptalk)

Reflections on kashering my stovetop, Covid-19, and Seder night.

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