3 Life-Changing Sentences (3-Minute Rabbi Fanger Video)

3 Life-Changing Sentences (3-Minute Rabbi Fanger Video)

As a special project for the elevation of Mom’s soul, welcome to “Mom’s Corner,” which will be be a new regular feature on JewishMOM.com. Mom’s Corner will include posts promoting happiness and wellbeing, which were things Mom considered so crucial she dedicated her professional life to them.

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Mom’s Grit

Mom’s Grit

We’ve all heard of IQ, but last night a friend introduced me to the concept AQ–Adversity Quotient, meaning a person’s ability to deal with adversity in life. And that, I think, is something my Mom had in abundance. On the surface, it might have appeared from the outside that Mom had everything going for her. […]

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Sorra Landau: Midwife and Chevra Kadisha Member

Sorra Landau: Midwife and Chevra Kadisha Member

Today I realized that the 1 month anniversary of Mom’s death falls on Yoni’s 6th birthday, the 18th of Kislev. Which reminded me of an unexpected call I received this week from Sorra Landau, a midwife I’ve known for over 20 years. Sorra called in response to my recent posts about Mom’s passing in order […]

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Not Doing Teshuva this Year

Not Doing Teshuva this Year

Yoni’s kindergarten teacher sent out an exercise video she’d made for our boys to use during lockdown. I told Yoni: “The ganenet sent you exercises to do! How fun!” as I handed him my phone. But instead of doing the exercises himself, a few minutes later I found Yoni lying down flat on the sofa, […]

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A Young Wife Asks, When Will I Get Pregnant?

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Tamar’s Miraculous 7th Blessing

Tamar’s Miraculous 7th Blessing

Last week, my husband read the ketubah at the wedding of his student Tamar, and this past Friday night we hosted sheva brachot for Tamar and her new husband Yossi Naveh. During the dinner, I was blown away by the story she shared with us about her 90-year-old grandfather, Yosef Hartman. Tamar’s Saba (grandfather) was […]

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