Mom, Are We Having Fun Yet?

Mom, Are We Having Fun Yet?

This past Shabbat, a mother I know confided: “I’ve been feeling down about my life. I always dreamed of becoming a wife and a mother. But I’d always assumed that living the life of my dreams would actually feel good! I was reminded of that confused mother this morning when I heard the Hornosteipler Rebbetzin […]

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Lickety-Split Bar Mitzvah Miracles

Lickety-Split Bar Mitzvah Miracles

Yoel’s lickety-split aliya l’Torah this past Shabbat was beautiful. Yoel read his aliya nicely and we were all so happy to be able to celebrate afterward at a small kiddush with friends and neighbors. In my eyes, on the continuum between boy and man, this Shabbat seems to have moved Yoel a notch man-ward, b”H. […]

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Back to School

Back to School

Yesterday morning, on the last day of the 2-month-old Weisberg homeschool, my 5-year-old Yoni plopped himself down onto a fluffy pillow lying outside my bedroom. And then he luxuriously closed his eyes and exclaimed, “Eema, this pillow is so comfortable. It’s as comfortable as…you!” I laughed SO hard that my pillowy post-quarantine belly jiggled with […]

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The Girl from an Ethiopian Village is becoming Israel’s Minister of Absorption

The Girl from an Ethiopian Village is becoming Israel’s Minister of Absorption Read More

Quarantine and the Ruined Israel Trip (6-Minute Reb. Faige Twerski Video)

Quarantine and the Ruined Israel Trip (6-Minute Reb. Faige Twerski Video)

Loved this! What a powerful message for now and always.

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Picking up Garbage, Giving out Blessings

Picking up Garbage, Giving out Blessings

This past Friday, in honor of Pesach Sheini, my 20-year-old daughter, Hallel, and I took a 15-minute walk down to the grave of the Zviler Rebbe. This gravesite is one of my favorite places in a world and has played a leading role in getting me to the other side of every rough patch or […]

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