Family Dynamics

When I Ended My Marriage, I Chose My New Beginning

By Chana Shestack | January 25, 2018

Like many of my friends, I went to seminary after I graduated high school. I finally felt like I found…

Shira’s Story: Aliyah- A New Life

By Shira Lankin Sheps | January 22, 2018

(1/5) “Real Life vs. Dream Life” “My whole life I’ve always thought to myself, ‘Move to Israel. Live in Israel.’…

Taking Inventory

By Helen Zegeman Schwimmer | January 17, 2018

Now that I’ve outgrown the hand-me-down furniture stage and I’ve survived the crayon-marks-on-the-wall stage and I’ve eliminated every potty seat,…

Taking a Leap of Faith: Our Move to Atlanta

By Gila Daman | January 16, 2018

Last summer, I left my secure job, my family and my friends to move to Atlanta with my husband. I…

Taking the Plunge

By Rebecca Klempner | January 14, 2018

Collecting my still-wet hair in one hand, I tuck it all into my fuzzy magenta cap and grab my bag.…

Dita’s Story: New Motherhood

By Shira Lankin Sheps | January 9, 2018

Photographed by: HedvANDan Photography (1/5) “The notions that I developed about motherhood, came from being raised by my own mother. I…

Lighting Up The Home From Within

By Rochel Lazar | December 16, 2017

The month before Chanukah, I start scouring the internet and stores for amazing deals on gifts that I think my…

Redeemed by Tzion

By Shira Lankin Sheps | December 12, 2017

Filmed By: KotelTV- Moshe and Kochava Rozenbaum Over a year and a half ago, before I could know how full…

Shira’s Story: The Birth of The Layers Project

By Shira Lankin Sheps | December 5, 2017

Photographed by Sara J Dsign (1/6) “It’s hard to believe it’s only been two years. Sometimes it seems like those…

Yael’s Story: The Modern Rebbetzin

By Shira Lankin Sheps | November 13, 2017

The Beis Community is a pretty wonderful place. In some ways, we’re a traditional Orthodox shul; each week, we do…

Nina’s Story: Making Music Together

By Shira Lankin Sheps | October 23, 2017

(1/5) “The videos started before I met Yoni. Yoni was making them with his friend for a few months, as…

Rivka’s Story: Strong As Ever

By Shira Lankin Sheps | August 29, 2017

Meeting Rivka, I was immediately swept up into her warmth, great sense of humor, sharp intellect and measured explanations of…