Pesach Music Playlist for Children

Two weeks until Pesach! On one side the mood is exciting and fresh. Ovadia, our 4-year old is getting ready preparing the four questions and Natan, our 2-year old is trying to understand what is going on with all the pyramid pictures and the little baby Moshe. On the other side the stress is coming. …

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Purim Songs for Children Playlist

Rosh Chodesh Adar Sameach! Happy month of Purim to all. Here in Israel the kids already started making masks and costumes, eating hamentaschen ("ozeni haman"), gathering noise makers and are getting excited to dress up in less than two weeks. You can see 4-year old Ovadia above happily hanging up the Purim decorations. Here is …

“My caterpillar to butterfly moment. My Jewish birth.”

Modest Jerusalem is launching聽a series of personal essays from friends and other women from Israel and around the world, who have inspirational stories covering a variety of topics. Kicking off this series is a dear friend and former colleague of mine, Juli Kristof, who聽was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary. She made Aliyah to Israel …