About the Author

Sherri Lederman Mandell

Sherri Mandell is the author of "Writers of the Holocaust," and author of the forthcoming book (Sept. ༿) "The Blessing of a Broken Heart" (Toby Press). She and her husband are founders of The Koby Mandell Foundation (www.kobymandell.org), dedicated to creating programs that help children and families struck by tragedy.

Chanukah: Seeing in the Darkness

Chanukah and the murder of my son taught me a new way of seeing.

Sick Days

It's hard finding quiet time alone with your child. A stomach ache may be just what the doctor ordered.

Birthday for the Bereaved

The mother of a terror victim grapples with a meaningful way to commemorate her son's birthday.

Hate Is a Choice

Israelis are trying to process their grief -- the Palestinians are exploiting theirs.

Thanksgiving Blessings

After losing my son, I began to understand what it means to be grateful.


Perhaps we fear that by remembering our losses, we'll be unable to move forward.

Eradicate Terror

Terror should not be interpreted. It should be eradicated.

Betrayed by the State Dept.

The U.S. State Dept. is doing almost the least it can in capturing Palestinian terrorists who have killed Americans in Israel.

Fashioned in the Womb

Encounters with cruelty and compassion, and the womb that breeds them both.

Lot's Wife

A mother, whose son was murdered by Arab terrorists, calls on Palestinian mothers to stop the sanctification of their children's death.

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