My Daughter’s Surprising Blood Test

My Daughter’s Surprising Blood Test

This morning my oldest daughter, 22-year-old Hadas, had to do a blood test. Hadas is a courageous young woman. Unusually so. That is, usually she is. But her courage dashes for cover when needles and blood enter the picture. Hadas had been dreading this blood test for weeks. And early this morning, on her way […]

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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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COVID COVID Rosh Hashana

COVID COVID Rosh Hashana

This Rosh Hashana, praying behind a mask in a tiny, socially-distanced minyan in my daughter’s schoolyard, it was so eminently clear to me. God runs everything! If He so desires, He can bring down human society as we know knew it with a virus so small that 100 million could fit on a single pinhead. […]

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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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A Personal Message from Rebbetzin Heller on Her Wedding

A Personal Message from Rebbetzin Heller on Her Wedding

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