“Suddenly there is Light”: The Children the Meron Victims will Never Meet, but are Granting New Life to their Families

“Suddenly there is Light”: The Children the Meron Victims will Never Meet, but are Granting New Life to their Families

Racheli feels that her son Elazar Mordechai, named after his father, z”l, is her miracle. Faigy, mother of Nachman z””l, calls her son “my life-support machine.” Racheli, widow of Menachem z”l, named her newborn daughter Nechama Shira–and every day she provides nechama, comforting her mother anew. Babies born this past year to the families of […]

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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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In honor of ShevatšŸŒ³

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Being Sick Doesn’t Mean I have to be Miserable

Being Sick Doesn’t Mean I have to be Miserable

This meme has been the story of my last week and a half. My home has been a revolving door of this “SAFEK” epidemic circling the globe: one sick family member gets healthy only to be replaced by another healthy family member getting sick, and so on and so forth. Today and yesterday I was […]

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The Klausenberger Rebbe Under a DP-Camp Chuppah

The Klausenberger Rebbe Under a DP-Camp Chuppah

When I saw this photo my DH took of me candle-bathing on the last night of Chanukah, I was immediately reminded of a different photo which I could not tear my eyes away from when I came across it last week. This other photo is of the Klausenberger Rebbe performing the wedding of 2 Holocaust […]

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