Jewish Journal

The Underserving Disease

By Chava Tombosky

July 31, 2011 | 4:11 pm

Is it possible that we have the power to heal ourselves? A few months ago a dear friend named Sara had been diagnosed with a molar pregnancy that had turned into a persistent gestational... read on

  • We can write our own story

    By Chava Tombosky

    July 14, 2011 | 11:13 am

    We can never leave our own story. No matter how painful. No matter how agonizing. But maybe we can rewrite it.

    Sometimes it feels as though we are walking inside an insulated tunnel filled with pictures, images, words, and messages that overwhelms our senses. Some of these messages... read on


    By Chava Tombosky

    June 29, 2011 | 8:23 pm

    This past week I attended an “Ask the Rabbi” lecture where two Orthodox Rabbis and one Orthodox Rebbetzin sat on a panel ready to answer questions on Jewish life, ritual, and tradition.  There were many interesting questions thrown at them like “What is your take on using... read on

  • Yisgadal Vayiskadash Shmay Rabah….

    By Chava Tombosky

    June 16, 2011 | 12:52 am

    Today marks the last day of my father’s Kaddish.  Michoel the son of Mordechai.

    “May His great Name grow exalted and sanctified….”

    For eleven months, three times a day, my father’s three sons, my brothers, committed to uttering these words. Inside the gates of reality.... read on

  • Biggest Loser Winner Anouncement with my bro “MENDY”

    By Chava Tombosky

    June 10, 2011 | 6:10 pm

    -Hey Mend- thanks for coming on the show today.

    Mendy:  This is a show?

    -Just go with it.

    Mendy:  Are there cameras? How do I look?

    -You look great.

    Mendy:  I know, I should look great, I’ve been dieting and exercising for the past six weeks.

    -The Shallman/Tombosky... read on

  • Biggest Loser Meets “RABBI ROBBIE”

    By Chava Tombosky

    June 7, 2011 | 2:33 pm

    Judgement Day Has Arrived….

    The Scale Of Merit Has Been Calibrated….

    Tonight It Shall Be Decreed Who Shall Live And Who Shall Dine…

    Tonight We Will Know Who Is….. The…. Biggest….. Loser….. Da Datam (that’s drums….)

    As Yaakov mentioned today on our family blog, the competition is... read on

  • Biggest Loser Meets “ROCKY”

    By Chava Tombosky

    June 6, 2011 | 5:06 pm

    Rochel Leah is the youngest of the bunch. She is eighteen years younger than me. She has the best style out of all of us sibs. NO one can put together a four-dollar outfit from Forever 21 and make you think it’s expensive couture from Neiman’s better than Rox. We are all in awe... read on

  • Biggest Loser Meets “YAAK”

    By Chava Tombosky

    June 6, 2011 | 8:43 am

    Out of all of us siblings, my brother Yaakov is the true foodie. A man with a special attention to food detail, he is famous for his mean salad and can spend hours sneaking videos on his i-phone watching the food channel while eating pepperocinies. Being that Yaakov is a true... read on

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