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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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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 […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Aliyah|0 Comments

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24 Things That Are Normal When You’re in Neve Chabad

While we wait for the future site of Neve Chabad to be ready, our group is gathered in Be’er Sheva, building up our community spirit and preparing for all things ahead.

Between weekly shiurim and farbrengens, everyday playdates and shopping trips, and all things community spirit, here are some things that have become the norm […]

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 […]