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

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Cleaning Your Kitchen For Pesach Made Super Easy (7-Minute Rabbi Yoni Lavi Video)

Cleaning Your Kitchen For Pesach Made Super Easy (7-Minute Rabbi Yoni Lavi Video)

I watched this video last year, and it transformed Pesach for my family! Suddenly, instead of handwashing mountains of dishes, we were able to use our dishwasher. Instead of heating everything on the stove, we could use our microwave. And, we found out we were even allowed to eat chocolate and oil containing kitniyot (which […]

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On Being Bedridden with Covid Last Erev Pesach (2-Minute Reb. Esther Baila Schwartz Video)

On Being Bedridden with Covid Last Erev Pesach (2-Minute Reb. Esther Baila Schwartz Video)

I love the classes of Rebbetzin Esther Baila Schwartz, and especially get a lot of chizuk from her before Pesach. I hadn’t realized that last year erev Pesach she and her husband were ill with Covid. May all those still sick with Covid have an immediate and complete recovery!

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Yoni Tested Positive:(

Yoni Tested Positive:(

Last Thursday we found out that Yoni’s kindergarten teacher has Covid, so on Friday I took him to get tested [this is the photo of us on our way back home], and after Shabbat I found out that Yoni tested positive. B”H Yoni feels fine. But this surprising diagnosis means I’ve got a house full […]

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The Question My Daughter Asked Me After This Year’s Purim Seuda

The Question My Daughter Asked Me After This Year’s Purim Seuda

“Eema, does it bother you that you spent most of the Purim meal in the kitchen?” And this is what I told my daughter in response late this afternoon: “No. It actually doesn’t. That’s the feeling of Purim for me, the dishes and the mess and the half-eaten shalach manot all over. And I can’t […]

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My 8-Year Old’s 1st Snowstorm (1-Minute Home Video)

My 8-Year Old’s 1st Snowstorm (1-Minute Home Video)

In Jerusalem yesterday, we got our first major snowfall in 6 years! It’s almost all melted by now, but my 8-year-old, Yaakov, who was a toddler during the last big snowfall, is beside himself with excitement. Here’s the video he made for his grandparents, with footage of his half-built igloo and his very own “snow […]

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