Israel

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

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” […]

By |January 31st, 2017|Israel|0 Comments

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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 […]

UNESCO is Pretty Much the First Thing G-d Warned Us About

So today UNESCO did the absurd: they adopted a resolution that denies Jewish connection to the Temple Mount. Aka the Har Habayis – where the first and then second Beis Hamikdash stood.

Really.

They claimed it a Muslim site, and mentioned nothing about the Jews or Torah we’ve been following for millennia.

It’s bizarre, but not shocking. […]

Life in a Country of Mishpacha 

Every time I arrive in a different country around the world, there’s always this oppressive feeling of foreigness, of being out of place.

This feeling diminishes according to the Jewish presence level in the place. When abroad, being surrounded by Jews makes me feel more relaxed, more at home.

I just read a story by a shaliach in […]

By |September 22nd, 2016|Chassidus, Israel|0 Comments

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