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Aliyah: Our story in many parts: Part I

Yesterday, almost a full week post arrival in Israel, we got connected to the internet at our apartment. For a week, I have been writing and writing, and each time I wrote more, I realized that I couldn’t possible publish a single blog post about our actual aliyah experience last week. 1,619 more words

Jewish Education

Terach: The First Oleh?

We find in the end of Parshas Noach (Bereishis 11;31)

וַיִּקַּח תֶּרַח אֶת אַבְרָם בְּנוֹ וְאֶת לוֹט בֶּן הָרָן בֶּן בְּנוֹ וְאֵת שָׂרַי כַּלָּתוֹ אֵשֶׁת אַבְרָם בְּנוֹ וַיֵּצְאוּ אִתָּם מֵאוּר כַּשְׂדִּים לָלֶכֶת אַרְצָה כְּנַעַן וַיָּבֹאוּ עַד חָרָן וַיֵּשְׁבוּ שָׁם. 623 more words


Quality of Life in Jerusalem ?

Several times a year, various Anglo Olim (new immigrant) organizations carry out job fairs. More than 15 years ago, my Kibbutz Ulpan took us to such a job fair organized by the Jewish Agency. 679 more words
Jerusalem News

Trees are Dangerous Things...

~ West of Glasswater Creek by the Twisted Elm Tree~

Dreygan is lying at the base of the elm tree, looking utterly bored.

Crenna comes trotting in the direction of tree, carrying a small squirrel. 2,942 more words

North, South, East, and . . .

Let the redeemed of the Lord say so,
Whom He has redeemed from the hand of the enemy,
And gathered out of the lands,
From the… 258 more words


Did You Know?

About 85% of the Bible was written or occurred in the areas of Judea and Samaria (commonly called “the West Bank” in the news media. 385 more words

Washed Away

~North Bank of the Great River~

Dreygan is making his typical slow way down the river, looking still a bit battered from the fox he has managed to toss over his shoulder. 4,430 more words