Jewish Journal

What to Buy for Who

By Revital Belz

2 weeks ago

OK, I get it that the month preceding Rosh Hashanah is a time of soul searching and introspection, but that’s supposed to be for the upcoming Judgment from G-d, not for racking my brains... read on

  • Kulanu Be’yachad – Everyone Together!!

    By Revital Belz

    September 7, 2014 | 1:03 am

    We have all been through a tough time. One way or another, the war is leaving its mark on us all. But there is an up side too. Yes, Operation Protective Edge has had some positive side effects!

    Due to the fragile security situation, many families are remaining indoors most of the... read on


    By Revital Belz

    August 16, 2014 | 12:23 pm

    I love that woman although I admit I have hardly said two words to her.

    Who is she? The mother of my boss!

    She visits our office regularly – sometimes a few times a week. The moment the door opens, we feel her beaming smile. She greets each one of us personally as if we are her... read on

  • Something in it all

    By Revital Belz

    June 18, 2014 | 2:57 am

    I was eleven when I first went to sleep away camp. It was an Orthodox Jewish camp In Eastern Pennsylvania, a two hour bus ride from my New Jersey Suburban home. I boarded the bus in my oversized tan boy shorts and big grey t-shirt and the carrot sticks my mom had packed for me as a... read on

  • Where’s My Brisket???

    By Revital Belz

    June 3, 2014 | 2:49 am

    So...On Rosh Hashana: broiled chicken. Succot: meat borsht and roast beef. Pesach: Grandma’s tongue and brisket. Shavuot: CHEESECAKE???

    In my house growing up, my mom would only make meat and chicken once a week on Shabbat, and besides for the cold leftovers we’d have Sunday... read on

  • Pesach, Shavuot, and all that’s in Between

    By Revital Belz

    May 7, 2014 | 4:47 am

    The Game

    Counting the Omer is one of those things that has become a game. The longer I stay in the game, the more of a chance I have of winning. If I forget to count a day, I’m out. Me and my siblings have a contest every year of who can ‘stay in the game’ for longer. But we... read on

  • Nissan- The Month of Renewal

    By Revital Belz

    March 30, 2014 | 1:43 am

    I used to always get new clothes for Passover. The entire year I’d look forward to getting that one new dress with my Mom- preferably something floral and colorful that looked like spring. There’s just something in the air- all of the flowers finally blooming, that time when,... read on

  • A Stranger, A Brother

    By Revital Belz

    March 5, 2014 | 6:24 am

    My husband and I were very excited that we would be celebrating our first Purim together. We had all sorts of ideas for the Purim seudah and mishloach manot. I think I literally starting talking about Purim the day that Channukah ended! I can’t even explain my frustration when I... read on

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Revital Belz is from Elad, Israel and studied public relations at Bar Ilan University, while working as copywriter for aJudaica.com.  As a mother of five boys, she also enjoys...

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