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

Modest Jerusalem is launching 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 was born and raised in Budapest, Hungary. She made Aliyah to Israel …

Prenatal Yoga in Jerusalem at Parparim Ba Beten (פרפרים בבטן)

I wish this post existed when I was pregnant with my first, Ovadia, who is now 3. I was searching online in English for prenatal yoga in Jerusalem, as it's common on the lifestyle/motherhood blogs I was reading from the U.S. to hear about the variety of benefits of prenatal yoga's relaxation, breathing, and birthing techniques. …

First trip without the kids😀👍Nahsholim Beach (חוף נחשולים)

Back in the day, a trip for me and my husband, or even for each of us before we were married had many conditions....minimally needed to be abroad! And for me, I loved far away, long flights and a developing country preferably. But of course, as all my fellow parents here know, once the family …