Aliyah

For thousands of years our ancestors dreamed of living in the Holy Land. Some dared travel for months – by foot, wagon, and boat, though few managed to survive the trek. Imagine how shocked they would be if they knew that their descendants would be able to fly to the land of their dreams for free? No doubt they’d think it was Moshiach times.

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 […]

Life in Be’er Sheva: Grocery Shopping Edition

Today, our neighbor invited me over to look through bags of toys someone had passed on to her. She noticed we have a few little ones and wanted to give some to us. As I was chatting with her, she asked me all about why we are here, etc.,  and she asked me if […]

The Newcomer’s Guide to Shopping in Be’er Sheva

As our two year Aliyah-versary is approaching, I wanted to share some of what I have learned in this short time. We love living in Be’er Sheva for many reasons. Everything is accessible and people are friendly. One of the smaller adjustments we have had to make, and is still a learning process, has […]

Tuition: How Much for Chabad Schools in Be’er Sheva?

A few months ago a Google Drive Spreadsheet went viral amongst the diaspora Jewish community. You probably saw it – it was a crowd-sourced chart of tuition in Jewish schools around the world. It was terrifying.

In Israel almost all schools are fully funded by the government. Chabad schools have additional costs for added curriculum […]

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