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January 19, 2018 | ‎ג׳ בשבט ה׳תשע״ח‎

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My Yiddishe Mama: The Best Paralegal Ever -

“Yes, that’s right dear. Preparation H. It will do wonders for you. I’m amazed your doctor never mentioned it to you. You’ll feel like a new person!”

I could not believe my ears. My mother, Lea Felts, who had been Read More

How to Create a Happy, Healthy Family -

A few years back, my husband and I went to a popular social worker in our community to help us improve our parenting skills and household management. Our kids were having some difficulty functioning in school. In our minds, we Read More

I Got Through a Painful Divorce with the Help of my Jewish Mama -

Gratitude is a popular buzzword these days, but it’s a construct I’ve been familiar with since I was a little girl. From a young age, I understood implicitly that life could be fleeting, and that young, healthy people could be Read More

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You’ve anxiously waited five long minutes, and when you finally look…it’s two bars! You take it again, just to be sure, and it is positive again!

Mazal Tov, you are pregnant!

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How I Dealt With My Secular Family During My Orthodox Jewish Wedding -

I was a kallah! A bride!

I was 23, an old maid by some Orthodox Jewish standards.

As a newly religious person, a baal teshuva, I was getting used to the idea that I was marrying so young. I thought, Read More

Anne Frank is an Inappropriate Halloween Costume -

Like many American Jews, I love celebrating Halloween. Halloween is one of those fabulous, classic all-American holidays open to everyone. Just like Purim, there’s candy, dressing up and lots of booing.

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Feel Good Birthing and Pregnancy Tips From a Jewish Doula -

Nowadays, you have complete power and control over the pregnancy and birth experience that you desire.

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From Death Comes Life: Visiting My Lone Soldier Son in Israel -

“So, what is the plan for today?” I ask.

“We are going first to Har Herzl, then Yad Vashem, and finish off with a trip to Hevron and Maras Hamichpalah,” said my son, Levi.

“Sounds like a death day tour.”

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How does a working Jewish mother of three who grew up partially in Israel, spent her formative years leading youth minyan services and attending Hebrew High School in New Jersey, and completed university studies in International Relations and Opera in Read More

How to Celebrate the Jewish High Holidays with Kids -

I’m a mother of two-and-half-year-old triplets. I was four months into marriage when I found out, so in less than a year I went from single, to married, to a family of five. This fact used to be my crown Read More

8 Cheap and Easy Decorating Tips for the Jewish High Holidays -

The Jewish High Holidays are coming up. They are a time when we invite friends and family to our home to celebrate.

They are also the perfect time to show off your decorating skills and make the holidays super special.

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