Hadas Bat-el is a writer, songwriter, and blogger. She is the founder of FrumHangOut and the head of the first ever gemach for Jewish music. She has a passion for writing and has had work published in a few major magazines.
She likes blogging about FHO, life, thoughts, writing, poetry, photography, and whatever is on her mind.
Feel free to e-mail her! She loves getting in touch with her readers!
Mental/Emotional health in frum literature + Clarity (Poem)
on Sunday, 07 October 2018. Posted in Poetry
Even if you feel like no one feels the way you do, I promise you that someone out there does.
September Music Favorites + BONUS Elul Songs!
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Thursday, 06 September 2018. Posted in Elul
Why you don’t need to go to another lecture ever again.
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Tuesday, 04 September 2018. Posted in Elul
Congrats! You won the crown of showing the world you value your spirituality more than everyone else.
A matter of Pespective
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 26 August 2018. Posted in Thoughts on life
Music Favorites for August
on Sunday, 05 August 2018.
What am I listening to?
Mourning doesn't have to be sad.
on Monday, 30 July 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration, The Jewish Year
Or does it...?
on Sunday, 15 July 2018. Posted in Poetry
Where are we? I have no idea. I’m too tired to care. “Can we go home?” I want to know.
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 09 July 2018.
A photography collage of Jerusalem...
11 things you WILL experience on a fast day
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 01 July 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration
Take a step back
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 24 June 2018.
Life and Destinations
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 17 June 2018. Posted in Poetry
Just 5 more minutes...
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 10 June 2018. Posted in Working on yourself
I interject. “Um, I am grown up.” I say stubbornly. I pause for a moment. ” Um..I think….well I am most of the time.”
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 03 June 2018. Posted in Connecting to G-d
Well I’m telling you now, it doesn’t get any easier.
Does the world know the vort is tonight?
They should. It feels like they should all know, it should be lit up in bright lights around the city centers.
But it isn’t.
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 27 May 2018. Posted in Poetry
The absolute worst and basically the middle of nowhere (+Poem)
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 21 May 2018. Posted in Motovation and Inspiration, Poetry
You can't compare your life to anyone else's life. It's hard not to.
Trust me, this isn't the middle of nowhere.
I was born in the middle of nowhere....
An essay and poem about comparing yourself to others, jobs, and the real definition of the middle of nowhere.
The Illusion of Control
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 13 May 2018. Posted in Connecting to G-d
Why do they call this a physical world?
On being unique and sticking to goals
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 06 May 2018. Posted in Working on yourself, Tips and Ideas to get higher
Being unique is overrated...
What’s on my mind this moment?
Golden Toned Fields (Poem)
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 30 April 2018. Posted in Poetry
Thinking about thinking
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Sunday, 22 April 2018.
If you think about it, it’s about how you think about thinking.
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 16 April 2018. Posted in Poetry
So so so, this is how it goes
I pack all my wishes
and dreams in a jar
I make a wish and see how far
to reach the heavens
Behind the Scenes of the Jewish Music Gemach
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Monday, 16 April 2018.
What's it's like...
Why segulos don’t work
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Wednesday, 07 March 2018. Posted in Connecting to G-d
“Why?” I ask.
“It’s a segulah” they say.
Wikipedia defines a segula as “a protective or benevolent charm or ritual”.
Last time I checked, kishuf (magic) was assur…right?
Davening into Life Musings: Brachos Hatorah
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Tuesday, 30 January 2018. Posted in Prayer
Real life in davening. Are women "osek" bitorah?
Part of a new series: Life Into Davening, where Hadas Bat-el writes her ideas about real life application through davening. Are women "osek" bitorah? What does that even mean?
What’s it like to start up a website/What other people say…
Written by Hadas Bat-el on Tuesday, 09 January 2018. Posted in Poetry
What's it like to start up a website? Well....let me tell you. It's not easy. Everyone has something else to say, and another idea, and being in the public eye can get complicated. That besides for all the technical aspects....