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.

Settling in a Living Legacy

Michigan, New Jersey, Alabama, The Philippines, Mexico, Georgia, Spain, California. These are the places I lived before making Aliyah. Everything in this world has a purpose. What good could come out of living in all these places? These places have given me a reason to fall in love with Israel.  Not only to fall […]

Does Chabad Do Aliyah?

I grew up hearing stories about my Zeide, known as Professor Avraham Polichenco – or as the Rebbe called him – the chossid from Argentina. He had helped many people find happiness and Judaism. People tell stories about how he saved their life. He also had a very close connection to the Rebbe.

Over fifty years […]

Chasing the Dream

Sometimes we’re gifted with a dream; it floats in front of us, sparkling, and occasionally dancing to its own enchanting tune. The dream will play with our imagination and grow to glorious sizes as we stare at it in admiration. Eventually a day comes when it stops, and seems to lag behind. Then a […]

Mach Do Eretz Yisroel

Last week, 8 years since we made Aliya, we moved our family to Be’er Sheva to join the other families who are here focusing on this Yishuv project. Yesterday I got word that our good friends Leah and Dovid Hagelberg had their first baby, a healthy, beautiful girl. The combination of moving here and getting […]