Come Learn How to Braid Challah!

Come Learn How to Braid Challah!

I cannot wait for this event. I will be sharing my recipe, and teaching you how to braid the most gorgeous looking challahs. 3 strand, 4 strand, 6 strand, crown challahs for Rosh Hashanna, with…

One Has Flown The Nest

One Has Flown The Nest

Yesterday was a day of such highs and lows – with the emotional metronome switching back and forth between the two. I hadn’t slept in days, neither had my son, but the night before his…

To New Moms, from an Old Mom

To New Moms, from an Old Mom

My son makes aliyah next week and starts his new life. My friend’s oldest daughter is getting married the day after. Some of my friends have recently had their first babies. This post is dedicated…

Back to School Shopping. Again.

Back to School Shopping. Again.

We’re in the midst of summer break, and the last thing the kids want to think of is going back to school. But everywhere we go we are assaulted with BACK TO SCHOOL signs, emails,…

REVIEW: IsraelBlessing Jewelry

REVIEW: IsraelBlessing Jewelry

I recently received a lovely necklace from Israel Blessing. They had contacted me and asked me if I’d like to review their products, and if so, they’d love to offer me a personalized piece of…

Creepy or Funny? You Decide

Creepy or Funny? You Decide

I am heading to college in the Fall. It has taken a lot of patience and perseverance, but today I finally registered for classes. I had to wait five weeks for my UK paperwork to…

RECIPE: Cinnamon Bun Cake

RECIPE: Cinnamon Bun Cake

I make this so often and everyone is always asking me for the recipe. So I am finally downloading it from my brain to my blog. I use challah dough. Click for my challah dough…

To My Son on His 18th Birthday!

To My Son on His 18th Birthday!

Dear Aryeh, Today you officially become a man in the eyes of the law. Eighteen. Responsible. Able to vote. Today I become the parent of an adult. Seems like just yesterday I held you in…

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(This first appeared on the Times of Israel in April 2013) I have been called a pseudo-feminist. I like to talk the talk, but don’t really walk the walk. I fulfill the traditional female role…

I left my baby in a car. Alone.

I left my baby in a car. Alone.

I just received this submission to be posted anonymously on my blog, in light of the recent deaths of three babies in Israel having been erroneously left in a car by their parents. I was…

JewWannaTalk – a new forum for Jewish discussion

JewWannaTalk – a new forum for Jewish discussion

New Website Alert!! JewWannaTalk was established so that there could be a safe environment where positive discussion about all aspects of Judaism within a diverse group of people could happen. There are many sites out…

You’re Sending Your Son to Die?

You’re Sending Your Son to Die?

I recently published this blogpost on the Times of Israel. As of this morning there were over 1000 Likes / Shares on Facebook with over 110 comments.   Here’s an excerpt, please click thru for…