Elke David

About Elke David

Proud Chicago native, even prouder Israeli citizen, living in Be'er Sheva with my husband Yossi and daughters Sudy and Nesya. I love writing, connecting with people, and going on adventures with my little sunshine girls.

Av Highlights: From Mourning to Celebration

It’s summertime and we’ve been as busy as ever here in Neve Chabad! Check out what we’ve been up to during the month of Av:

Women’s Rosh Chodesh Av Party: Jewish women from around Be’er Sheva enjoyed an evening out exploring their creative side by participating in a colorful mural-making project while learning some insights […]

A Tisha B’Av Bus Ride

It’s Tisha B’av morning and I’m sitting on a bus rumbling through the city on my way to work. Sudden tears prick my eyes and I struggle to swallow them back, feeling lost amongst the chatter filling the bus and cheerful sunshine streaming through the window. Tisha B’av. The worst, saddest, most brutal day […]

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Tammuz Highlights: Out and About

Join us on a journey through the month of Tammuz with the Neve Chabad community. In Neve Chabad, there is always an event to look forward to or a program to participate in. Want to see what great community spirit looks like? You’ve come to the right place! Here are some Tammuz highlights:

Gimmel […]

The Two Best Israeli Cheesecake Recipes

As a foreigner living in Israel, there is a lot about life here that I had to get used to. Such as: being pushy and relentless is not optional, it’s a basic survival skill. You will get reprimanded for parading your baby around sockless if the weather is anywhere below 95F. Berries are basically […]