A Mother’s Mission from the Lubavitcher Rebbe

A Mother’s Mission from the Lubavitcher Rebbe

In honor of Gimmel Tammuz

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What Enabled the Belzer Rebbetzin to Endure 11 Years of Infertility

What Enabled the Belzer Rebbetzin to Endure 11 Years of Infertility Read More

This Story about my Great-Grandfather Changed my Life as told by the Hornosteipler Rebbetzin

This Story about my Great-Grandfather Changed my Life as told by the Hornosteipler Rebbetzin

Today is the yahrzeit of my great-grandfather, Rav Shalom Leizer, the Ratzferter Rebbe. I never met my great-grandfather, but many years ago I heard a story about him that changed my life. After we had a few little kids, one day my husband met a man named Rosenblum. After engaging in a bit of Jewish […]

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What Do You Name a Baby Born During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

What Do You Name a Baby Born During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

At an event last week, I met a mom named Aliza Harel and her adorable newborn son Amishav. The name Amishav, I found out, isn’t only unusual, it’s unique. To the best of Aliza’s knowledge, Amishav (meaning “My people have returned home”) is the first Amishav ever. Aliza told me that she and her husband, […]

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Yeshiva Principal Makes 85 Personal Graduations for Kids in Covid Lockdown

Yeshiva Principal Makes 85 Personal Graduations for Kids in Covid Lockdown

This story blew me away, it’s been so incredible to see the mind-blowing dedication of educators, like this head of school, through the corona crisis. From The Algemeiner: COVID-19 has sidelined graduation ceremonies around the country, but not so for Yeshivat Noam, a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school in Paramus, New Jersey. Rabbi Chaim Hagler, […]

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Big Kids, Big Decisions

Big Kids, Big Decisions

I’m a newborn mother of adult children, 3 kids ages 18 and older. And it’s not always easy for me to navigate the new type of mothering that adult children demand. Regarding decision making, for example. My younger kids occasionally have big decisions in their lives. Like my 9th grader who had to choose a […]

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