Jewish Journal

  • A Message to our Jewish Youth

    By Chava Tombosky

    July 1, 2014 | 4:28 pm

    Today I speak to the college student, the high school student,  the Yeshiva student and the Jewish children around the world. It is you I wish to address at this very tumultuous and turbulent moment.

    You must have many questions, many feelings of despair. I imagine, like us... read on

  • Get Hypnotized- or Drink Tequila

    By Chava Tombosky

    May 20, 2014 | 3:33 pm

    What is the meaning of life? I get to ask this question to others on a regular basis, especially since I’ve been traveling the world with my one woman show called “The Search”, where I share with others how to become explorers to the meaning of life through my original songs and... read on

  • Girl Interrupted

    By Chava Tombosky

    May 13, 2014 | 1:22 pm

    My life has a habit of getting completely disrupted. I have all different kinds of disruptions that I tend to get myself into. Like the time I hosted a family of five with 3 dogs, 3 kids and 3 maids for 3 months, or the time I had my four younger siblings move in with us for a few... read on

  • Don’t Passover the Moment

    By Chava Tombosky

    April 9, 2014 | 4:04 pm

    There are so many mundane tasks that can consume us on an every day basis. Between answering emails, calling the plumber for that leak in the bathroom, folding laundry, rushing to drop off carpool, rushing to pick up carpool, organizing the garage for the umpteenth time, meeting... read on

  • Get Your Purim On DOUBLE-TIME

    By Chava Tombosky

    March 16, 2014 | 11:51 am

    *This essay is dedicated in memory of Rebbetzin Rashi Minkowicz who taught thousands how to add things up right

    I’m a math idiot. I can totally blame my 4th grade teacher for forcing me to do math problems that I swear I couldn’t understand.  My future was never going to be... read on

  • We All Fall, It is getting up that counts

    By Chava Tombosky

    March 5, 2014 | 11:44 am

    To many, Eve, also known in hebrew as "Chava" was the first woman in history. She also happens to be remembered for her grave sin, which caused all of humanity to deem her responsible for human suffering as part of our narrative. Infact, it was because of Chava, that all of... read on


    By Chava Tombosky

    January 13, 2014 | 11:44 am

    There are times in a person's life that the obvious intervention of fate is so realized, the thought that anything else besides Divine mediation that's orchestrating our world is unimaginable.  I'm one of those people who need a lot of nudging when it comes to realizing that the... read on

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My Big Fat Jewish life blog is featured in The Huffington Post and The Algemeiner Journal as well as The Jewish Journal. Chava has also written for Farbrengen Magazine, Soul...

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