The Eight-Cow Wife by Patricia McGerr

The Eight-Cow Wife by Patricia McGerr

When I sailed to Kiniwata, an island in the Pacific, I took along a notebook. After I got back it was filled with descriptions of flora and fauna, native customs and costumes. But the only note that still interests me is the one that says: “Johnny Lingo gave eight cows to Sarita’s father.” And I […]

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The Angel of Dirty Socks

The Angel of Dirty Socks

When I was in America for a week for my mother’s unveiling, my husband stayed in Jerusalem with our kids. Early one morning my husband was getting our little boys ready for school when he noticed a terrible odor emanating from our 6-year-old Yoni’s shoes. Upon closer examination, Josh realized that Yoni hadn’t changed his […]

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A Video I Made about My Mom A”H

A Video I Made about My Mom A”H

I made this little video about my mom talking about motherhood 13 years ago, and today I’m so happy I did. What a treasure, now that she’s gone, to hear the cadence of her voice, to see her emotion as she talks about being a wife and mother and grandmother. To see HER. I especially […]

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Mom and Mama Rachel

Mom and Mama Rachel

Until a year ago, in my mind, the weeks between Simchat Torah and Chanukah were a wasteland consisting of a few blah weeks to get out the winter clothing and find the umbrellas and raincoats (still haven’t found them yet, wish me luck!). The lone spike of life on Cheshvan’s flat EKG had always been […]

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Jewish Moms after the High Holidays😂 by jewishlyliz

Jewish Moms after the High Holidays😂 by jewishlyliz

Shabbat Shalom!💝🔯

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Being a Mom is Enough!

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