Zehava Arky

About Zehava Arky

I grew up moving around the world with my amazing family. Chabad Chassidus captured my heart at a young age. I am now married to Baruch Arky and I’m Menachem Mendel Arky’s mommy. I currently work with Israeli non-profits in fundraising and in my free time I love to learn halacha and do political research.

I can’t wait until I can’t imagine life without you

The Baal Shem Tov said that a soul, in addition to keeping the Torah and mitzvot, may descend to this world and live for 70 or 80 years just to do a favor for another in the material or the spiritual realms. Each and every person has a purpose, a role, and a meaning […]

Filling the Gap with HubSheva

“In a place where there are no men, strive to be a man.” Hillel Pirkei Avos, Perek 2 Mishnah 5.
When we made Aliyah 4 years ago, we came with the mindset of “what can we do for Israel” instead of “what can Israel do for us?”
Being a Neve Chabad pioneer instills the idealism of […]

The Day I Let Go of Shlichus

When I was becoming frum in my late teens – early 20s, I was infatuated with my shluchim, the Lipskiers in Atlanta. Miriam was always beautiful and graceful, making gourmet meals and riveting speeches for tables of students that doubled in size every year. Rabbi Lipskier was non-judgmental and self-confident, even when students brought […]

Lech Lecha – Finding a Job in Israel

Hashem speaks to Abram, commanding him, “Go from your land, from your birthplace and from your father’s house, to the land which I will show you.”

This was always my favorite Parsha; one that always resonated with me. Every person has aspirations, goals, or a destination whether spiritual or physical.  No one said the journey […]