Interview with Sherri Mandell

Sherri Mandell was born in New York City and graduated from Cornell University and Colorado State University, where she received an M.A. degree in creative writing. She taught writing at the University of Maryland and at Penn State University before moving to Israel with her family in 1996. Sherri Mandell is an Israeli-American author, devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She is best known as the mother of Koby Mandell, a thirteen-year-old American teen who was tragically murdered by terrorists near their home in Tekoa, Israel, on May 8, 2001. Continue reading “Interview with Sherri Mandell”

Interview with Slovie Jungreis-Wolff

Slovie Jungreis-Wolff is a popular teacher, author, and lecturer on relationships and parenting. Slovie has been teaching couples for 25 years and has taught Hineni young couples and parenting classes. She is the youngest daughter of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis. Slovie is the author of the parenting handbook, Raising a Child with Soul. She has lectured throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Panama, South Africa and Europeto places. Continue reading “Interview with Slovie Jungreis-Wolff”

Interview with Bracha Goetz

Bracha Goetz graduated from Harvard University, attended the Medical College of Virginia, and studied at Ohr Somayach Women’s Division in Jerusalem. Having lived for a time in Israel, she currently lives in Baltimore with her husband. All of her children are married, with children of their own. With her youngest daughter and family living in Israel, Bracha and her husband hope to return to Israel soon. Continue reading “Interview with Bracha Goetz”

Interview with Rachel Factor

Rachel Factor is known world-wide as an inspirational Jewish performer and speaker. She was a professional dancer in music videos, film, and television.  She appeared in the Broadway productions of Shogun, the Musical, Miss Saigon, and at Radio City Music Hall as a member of the Rockettes, the world-famous American precision dance team. Rachel also starred in Shakespeare’s Othello, The Tempest, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream Continue reading “Interview with Rachel Factor”