The Woman behind the President

Trailblazer Rivka Ravitz is the Israeli president’s Chief of Staff and mother of 11 children.

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(7) Avinoam Ben Dor, December 24, 2015 10:38 AM

אשת חייל

כל הכבוד

ברכות לאשת חייל

(6) Ben (Ben's Tallit Shop), May 21, 2015 1:27 PM

Busy, busy, busy

It's like they say: If you need something to get done, go to someone who's really busy.

A parent with a large brood brings an important skill to the office: multitasking.

(5) helen Schwab (Chaiah), May 18, 2015 4:24 AM

Wonderful! A real-life frum supermom!

Was her father by any chance Chaver Kenesset Avrahom Ravitz? (He was the official mesader kiddushim of my wedding in Yerushalayim in 1970.)

Torah is Life, May 18, 2015 10:18 PM

It was her father in law

And she is a Kiddush Hashem

(4) Anonymous, May 18, 2015 4:04 AM

Great story!

(3) Anonymous, May 17, 2015 8:59 PM

She's not a Mudder but a Mother

Correspondent calls her a Mudder.
She's not a Mudder but a Mother

Ra'anan, May 19, 2015 6:27 AM

Mudder vs. Mother

A little cultural sensitivity! One man's MOTHER is another man's MUDDER! (LOL!!!)

(2) Melissa, May 17, 2015 4:51 PM

For a time, yes

I predict she goes back to being a teacher at some point, 11 children is a ready and waiting & fun classroom, too!!

Good on her; but such a choice is the product of an infrastructure that can support this - family can modulate itself, almost, IF the children are obedient. I still believe it takes a strong village to raise a child.

(1) zelda Shluker, May 17, 2015 4:13 PM


Good story


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