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There’s nothing like home. The land where everyone is family, Torah comes to life, and G-d’s presence is felt.

Does God Make Mistakes?

I have a philosopher for a daughter. Four-year-old philosophers are the best. They ponder life in its most basic terms.

“Hashem (God) makes mistakes sometimes.”

That’s what she said to me at the dinner table one night. It was out of the blue and I was quite taken aback, or maybe caught off guard.

I replied too […]

Only in Israel: Commuting

Today I woke up at 05:30AM to catch a bus before catching a 2.5 hour train ride to Modiin from Beersheva. We have not bought a car as of yet so this is one of the options of travel. I choose this over a 1.5 hour bus ride and you are probably asking WHY.
Well […]

I Don’t Want My Kids to Hate Muslims

The second intifada broke out when I was a spaced-out little kid, living in Canada. I remember being called in to school-wide assemblies to pray for the safety of our Jewish brethren in Israel. At recess we kids gathered in hushed tones to share horror stories that we had overheard about the scary Arabs. “Arab” […]

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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 […]