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By Rina Means Joy
Jewish moms get real in our journey to be happier, healthier, and dare I say holier... all while keeping the kids alive. Hosted by RinaMeansJoy.
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My First Podcast!!! Peace During Corona Conflicts | 1


Does My Story Have a “Happy” Ending?
We get our hopes up, we get them crushed down. We expect a certain outcome and get a totally different one. It’s a little thing called Life! It sure isn’t a Hollywood script, but maybe there’s still happiness to be found... through emuna and acceptance.
July 07, 2021
My Tisha B’av Despair Turning Point in 2020 | 2.3
Welcome to my hebrew bday month, that yucky old Tammuz. Well, here’s some proof that my emuna message is true - bad can bring good! That’s exactly what happened to me on Tisha B’av last year. My despair over covid turned around - here’s the story...
June 27, 2021
Cry & Trust - How to Manage Mommy Worry | 2.2
I got worried about my kids today. (I’m sure that’s never happened to you.) I told my son’s rebbe/teacher that my best plan right now is to cry and trust. It’s a pretty good plan. My favorite part of this episode is my 9-year-old’s hilarious interruption! Magic in the mistakes.
June 20, 2021
Why I Left Social Media & What Happened Next... | 2.1
I was flat-out addicted, y’all!!! What was the only thing that could get me out of there? Do I miss it? What do I do with all my new free time? Is Mark Z really the president?
June 11, 2021
Quarantine Confessions & Mom Guilt | 7
Moms confess their quarantine sins and wins. Onit Zisserman shares a confession with a lesson about being available to our kids and how to overcome mom guilt.
May 25, 2020
Birth Stories with my Bestie at Way Past Midnight | 5
I’ve been friends with this girl for 16 years, and we have 8 home births between us!! What is a natural home birth really like? You’re about to find out!
May 20, 2020
God’s Role in Manifesting Our Desires | 4
A discussion with my rabbi friend about God’s part in manifesting and how it’s impossible to separate his part from ours...
May 20, 2020
Unorthodox Movie Review from My Perspective as a Jewish Convert | 3
Losin’ my religion!! My thoughts on the Netflix miniseries Unorthodox, about a girl from the Satmar sect who decides to leave Judaism. What is my perspective as someone who left Christianity to choose Judaism?
May 17, 2020
Can Manifesting and Emuna Coexist?!! What if God doesn’t want you to marry Brad Pitt? | 2
Manifesting vs. Emuna: Can you create your reality and accept your reality at the same time? How to be a powerful manifestor/creator and also BELIEVE in the ultimate Creator!
May 15, 2020
My First Podcast!!! Peace During Corona Conflicts | 1
I’m laying on my couch with my feet up making my first podcast during COVID19. Everyone on social media is hating on each other and pretty much in a panic - what’s the secret to bringing more peace during this time?
May 15, 2020