About the Author


Ruchama King Feuerman

Ruchama Feuerman is a novelist and writing coach. Her latest work, "THE REBBETZIN'S COURTYARD" (Blackstone Audio)* has just been released in audio form, narrated by the actor, Sam Guncler. It is both a sequel to her award-winning novel, IN THE COURTYARD OF THE KABBALIST, and a self-contained story.


The Bathroom Blessing Whisperer

The sublime act of thanking God after going to the bathroom.

Teaching Kids to be a Jewish Hero

Five ways to help our children realize their hero potential.

Who Gets to Pray on the Temple Mount?

It pains me that I can’t pray there. But it’s not an Arab woman who is preventing me.

Obsessed with the Holocaust

It’s crazy, I know, but I often imagine another Holocaust is right around the corner.

Sukkot and the Single Woman

A holiday of thankfulness and self-invention.

The Evil Eye Remover

Worldly problems deserve an otherworldly response – for $101.

My Song

From singing with Gloria Estefan to women-only concerts. One of the most talented female singers in the Jewish world speaks her mind.

Holy Chutzpah

Remembering Simcha Esther Gershan.

A Soldier and an Old Woman

In Israel's darkest moment, outnumbered and surrounded by enemies, an old woman sees what no one else can see.

Chanukah Eyes

How can our homemade menorahs compete with all the dazzling lights of Christmas?

Tell a Story, Raise a Child

No matter how much my kids resent my daily barrage of "no's," I still have that special bond that happens every night when I tell them a story.

The Last Kindness

One night the hevra kadisha called. Despite my squeamishness, they needed my help.

My Father, the Hassid

Most parents will embarrass their children. The question is: how?

A House of Matches

In Jerusalem you can feel the very trees conspiring to marry off its inhabitants.

A Tree Falls in Boro Park

After ten years, Jerusalem had yielded no career and no man. It was time to go to the city of intense dating.

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