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Mother’s Day

A message from Jew in the City founder and director, Allison Josephs:  Over 20 years ago when I was becoming Orthodox in my late teens I learned of a song religious Jews sing every week during Shabbos dinner called “Eishes Chayil.” I was told it means “Woman of Valor.” She is the […]
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Mother’s Day is here, and I’m already preparing for an emotional rollercoaster. This year, the holiday arrives the day after one of my children’s bar mitzvahs, and it’ll be his first time wearing tefillin with a blessing. But it’ll also be our first Mother’s Day without my maternal grandmother, Frances, […]
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