Tzipporah Prottas

01/10/2019

“Like Lambs to the Slaughter:” A View on ‘Self-Sacrifice’ for Today

BS”D Based on a Sicha (Talk) of the Lubavitcher Rebbe ******************* Parshas Bo conveys the Mitzvah of the Korban Pesach (Paschal offering), a lamb to be taken on Nissan 10, guarded for four days in […]
01/07/2019

Woman of Valor #5: Mrs. Joanne Caras

BS”D Mrs. Joanne, Caras, esteemed authoress of the Holocaust Survivor Cookbook and its sequel Miracles and Meals sharing survivors’ stirring stories paired with a cherished family recipe, and raising incredible funds for the Holy Land’s hungry and […]
12/25/2018

Poetry by Samantha Silk, in Loving Memory of Tree of Life’s Slain

BS”D I am a 15-year-old girl who lives in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh near the Tree of Life synagogue shooting. These are some poems that I wrote on the day of the attack. ******************************** “Oh, My […]
12/11/2018

A New Vibe: My Personal Chanukas Habayis Transformation

BS”D Schvitzing, I collapsed with a weary groan onto my bed, but managed a smile of satisfaction and thanked G-d it was all done: my longtime goal of tidying, organizing and rearranging my room was […]
11/28/2018

Chanukah Artwork by Yaffah Ferber

BS”D A detailed and intimate sketch of Menorah lighting by Yaffah Ferber, age 14, of Norwich, CT!
11/28/2018

Chanukah Comic by Shaina Laber

BS”D –by Shaina Laber  
11/28/2018

Holiday Heroine Interview with Yehudis the Brave

INTERVIEW WITH YEHUDIS THE BRAVE – MODERATED BY CHAYA GUREVITZ   Hello, everyone; I’m Chaya Gurevitz and today I am interviewing a very brave Jewish woman from the Chanukah story.  Her name is…… YEHUDIS! Chaya […]
11/28/2018

Chanukah Funnel Cakes by Raizel Laber

Chanukah Funnel Cakes (Adapted from Culinary Hill Funnel Cakes) Everyone loves Chanukah, who doesn’t like 8 days of lighting the menorah, eating fried foods, playing dreidel, and more? These funnel cakes are a delicious Chanukah […]
11/25/2018

Which Chanukah Hero Are You?

BS”D Greetings, friends!  Happy Hanukkah/Chag Sameach/Freilechen Chanukah!  Welcome to a unique character quiz, just in time for the holiday: “Which Chanukah Hero Are You?”  Keep track of your answers, and when you receive your results, […]
11/02/2018

“Our Mother Sarah Inspires Me…” by Rachael Tahir

When I think of our mother Sarah, I think of two people: Saar Harel and Sarah Orlin.  Saar Harel was one of my closest friends.  Saar was always so kind to everybody, just like our […]
11/02/2018

Poem About Sarah Imeinu by Neshama Sari

Sarah Imeinu is an amazing mother, who I hope to be like one day She is such an inspiration – from her footsteps to her times to pray  She had three special miracles inside her tent: […]
11/01/2018

She Saw My Light by Malkie Peiser

Deep in her tent, I smelled the bread baked and doughy like hers does Her candles are burning bright, shining in colors – rainbowed, chiffon light of love Walking through the sand I felt her […]
10/31/2018

Sara by Blumi Marosov

Sara, my mother Your legacy has upheld thousands of generations Self-sacrifice through your pain When you gave up being the mother of nations Yet you were granted your dream and thus became Sara, my mother […]
10/30/2018

Poem About Sarah Imeinu by Sorole Golomb

Sara Imeinu.  My mother. My Matriach. My role model. Whom I try to emulate. Not that we met Although our souls may have. Not that I tasted her loaves Fresh from the previous week. Not […]
10/30/2018

Who Am I? by Feiga Khutoretsky

I’m at an age when I truly feel With confidence and yearning so real; I struggle to discover who I want to be It’s a balance of worlds and realities. One question with which I […]
10/30/2018

Sarah Emainu by Hadassa Harrel

Sarah Emainu, the first Jewish woman and Avraham Avinu’s wife, was a remarkable woman, and an incredible role model for all young Jewish girls. Sarah Emainu inspires me in many ways. As we all know, […]
10/30/2018

Sarah Imeinu by Rina Zarbakhsh

Sara Imeinu was very special.  Avraham and Sara would teach people about HaShem.  When Sara lit the candles for Shabbos, they would stay on till the next week.  When Sara baked challah it would stay […]
10/30/2018

Poem About Sarah Imeinu by Adina B.

Sarah Imeinu sat in her tent   People came and went  Making food for all the guests Without even stopping to take a rest With a smile on her face Making sure it has good […]
10/30/2018

Sarah Imeinu by Maital Tzipporah Leder

How does Sarah Imeinu inspire me?  When I think about it, I realize how many Mitzvot behind the scenes Sarah did.  She had to be ready for guests that Avraham brought at every minute of […]
10/26/2018

Parshas Vayeira Inspiration by Malkie Peiser

BS”D As we enter this week’s Parsha, Vayeira, Hashem sends three angles to visit Avraham.  Despite his frailness he still does what he always would do – welcome guests; but these guests aren’t just here […]