Backtrack to 1990-1991 when our family came to Israel to spend a teaching Sabbatical year in Israel. We rented an apartment in Rechavia just touching Shaarai Chessed. We reaped the benefits of living within walking distance to the Kotel , and still davening in the Shules in the neighborhood. like the Great Synagogue and Bais
Some thoughts on the situation ON Shabbat night our false sense of tranquility was shattered. We live in Gush Etzion, surrounded by an Arab population…they wouldn’t dare! Then the siren went sounded..memories of the Gulf War…and within seconds..BOOM.. A missile lands a few kilometers from our home (they were aiming for Jerusalem..the unthinkable!) This afternoon..at
It’s war out there – and today, everyone’s a soldier.
What does G-d want from us? What message is He sending? No one has answers to these questions. But I do have some reflections which I would like to share with you.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 11/20/2012 We are running a group that matches IDF soldiers with people around the world to do a good deed or pray in their merit. www.shmiraproject.com or www.protectisraelisoldiers.com In Israel many people sign on with www.eleflamate.com Texting / calling option in US is 443-203-8592 Calling in Israel: 02-581-1911 We are looking
Motzei Shavbos we returned to Yerushalayim. Do we stay in or go out when our boys are being called up to the front? We didn’t want Hamas to be able to say that they had affected a change in behavior so we go out.
This past summer, I decided it was time to go on my birthright to Israel. That decision changed my life. With 40 other students from New York, I traveled to the tiny state that was imbedded with so much culture and history. Soon enough these 40 strangers became my new family, my misphacha. Around the
Imagine going to work today. You are rushed and the bus is full. A siren sounds and the bus stops as it is required to do. Passengers get off, and find some building, some cover in the minute or less they have. They hear the sound of the rockets comming in and the anti rockets
For many in the media, the reporting on Israel is neither fair nor balanced (or, worse, accurate at all).