"Zara Shel Kauma"

SISTERLY DEVOTION: MAZEL TOV “AFTER 11 YEARS!”

They are two sisters. They grew up together, spent their childhood years in each other’s company. And then each one set up her own nest, her own Yiddishe home. Several…

Child Born to Childless Couple 10 Months after Registering with Tehillim Kollel

It was big news. My younger sister, Ruchy,* got engaged! Oh, how our family had waited for this day! Ruchy was no youngster, and we were thrilled to see her,…

Baby Boy Born After Doctors Give Up Hope

You know that famous saying, “Try, try again?”  What happens when they doctors say, “Sorry, no more trying?”  What do you do when the medical world tells you to give…

Shimon is Born from Tefillos at Kollel Meron

Three and a half years have passed.  That’s not ten.  But it’s also not one.  And we still had no children.  I didn’t want to wait until it became ten…

Baby Boy Born to Childless Couple 10 Months after Kollel Meron Membership

When my younger sister made her shidduch, after years of intense searching, my level of happiness for her was grand and bursting and over the top.  Finally, she had found…