A Day Without Prayer

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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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Why Add to Your Suffering? from Rebbe Nachman

Why Add to Your Suffering? from Rebbe Nachman Read More

The Hornosteipler Rebbetzin’s Chizuk to an Insecure Mother

The Hornosteipler Rebbetzin’s Chizuk to an Insecure Mother Read More

Hear Me Tomorrow in the “With All Your Heart” Interview Series

Now, more than ever, you need to know that you are not alone! In today’s uncertain times, with our lives busier and our time to take care of our to-do lists and make time for ourselves minimized, it is even more challenging to move forward in our personal growth and in building our relationships. Yet […]

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Newly-Engaged Couple Met at Corona Hotel

Newly-Engaged Couple Met at Corona Hotel

Bezalel Raphael Cohen and Ruth Shama got engaged last Thursday after staying in the same Corona Hotel. The couple and their families tested positive for Corona over Passover, and were transferred to the Nir Etzion Hotel which was converted into a “recovery hotel” for religious Corona patients. According to the report on Kikar HaShabbat, the […]

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Ladies First by Reb. Faige Twerski

Ladies First by Reb. Faige Twerski

This quotation was taken from this 3-minute video, highly recommended!

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The Riots: Keeping Sane in an Insane World (1-Minute Rabbi Fischel Schachter Video)

The Riots: Keeping Sane in an Insane World (1-Minute Rabbi Fischel Schachter Video) Read More