Summer Fun in Jerusalem

Summer Fun in Jerusalem

It is the halfway mark to our first summer in Israel.. and I have so much to tell you! (read until the end as there’s a surprise waiting for you.)…Continue Reading

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Gone from the Gush But Never Forgotten

Gone from the Gush But Never Forgotten

It is now 12 years since the tragic Gaza Disengagement. Recently, on a trip to Halutza, I met Yedidya Harush, the JNF Halutza liaison, that gave me insight into his personal experience, as someone expelled from his home. His story struck me as a tragedy with hope and a lesson to be taught. When all was lost and they felt complete despair, Yedidya’s family continued to smile..to build..to live..and to never give up. 

How does a family, so settled in their home and community, …Continue Reading

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TOVAtalks with Eliyokim Cohen of Jews News

TOVAtalks with Eliyokim Cohen of Jews News

Standing up for what you believe in is so important especially when the opposing voices are so loud. Many times people shrivel away, shrinking, closing down, their thoughts for fear of being yelled out, made fun of, belittled, or targeted. Nowadays everyone is so vocal- …Continue Reading

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Jerusalem Joy

Jerusalem Joy

It’s Yom Yerushalayim! Jerusalem’s 50th year commemorating her reunification- under Israeli sovereignty. How blessed and truly fortunate I am to have the opportunity to raise my family in Jerusalem. I don’t take it for granted. I am reminded of the holiness through every person I encounter, every story I hear. The nation of Israel, the Jewish nation is replete with stories.

On any given day as I walk through Jerusalem’s bustling streets with my eyes wide open (Read: eyes not looking down at my phone), I see this and so much more:…Continue Reading

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How to Mangal (BBQ) Like an Israeli

How to Mangal (BBQ) Like an Israeli

If you thought you knew how to have the…Continue Reading

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