ElkeDavid

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.

The Picnic of the Year Hit Off Again!

Over 150 Chabad English speakers, from all over Israel, gathered in Gan HaPaamon in Be’er Sheva on a beautiful Chol HaMoed Pesach afternoon, to meet new friends and reconnect with old ones, while enjoying a delicious barbecue. The kids played while the adults farbrenged, conversed, and enjoyed this much-anticipated event.

Five years ago, members of […]

Vayishlach and a Song from the Depths

I look forward to Parshas Vayishlach every year because within the Pesukim which tell the tale of our forefather, Yaakov, one of my favorite Niggunim is found. Yaakov, in a moment of utter desperation, turns to G-d and bares his soul. He pleads from the depths of his raw fear, vulnerable and weak and […]

By |November 30th, 2017|Chassidus|1 Comment

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I Won’t Go to Shul this Yom Kippur

I will not be going to shul on Yom Kippur this year. I didn’t attend last year, either. And that’s okay. I’m okay. I feel no guilt about it. I’m a nursing mother of a small child and I have no qualms about spending the holiest day of the year sweeping up Cheerios and […]

By |September 28th, 2017|Chassidus|0 Comments

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