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Unexpected Turns

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. My life keeps on surprising me! Unpredictable turns are what led to my successful Aliyah, starting all the way back from my childhood. My earliest memories of Eretz Yisroel had the opposite effect of what might have been predicted. Unfortunately, the first time I came was a [...]

2020-01-09T15:57:29+00:00January 9th, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

With Pride and Prestige

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. One theme that I have kept to throughout my life is to keep moving, always growing. I grew up in Passaic, NJ and as I grew older I moved toward the chassidishe groups; on Shabbos I wear a shtreimel. I am comfortable with all kinds – modern Young Israel, [...]

2020-01-02T22:39:30+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

The One Lost Tribe

by Shmuel Sackett As I learn the past few Parshiyos, I cannot help but think about the 12 Shevatim. We have read about their birth and many of the challenges they faced. They confronted Esav, battled with Shechem and now they are in the midst of the major story with Yosef; his dreams, their response and ultimately their encounter with [...]

2019-12-26T22:09:38+00:00December 26th, 2019|Chizuk, Get Inspired|0 Comments

Growing In Ruchniyus? There’s No Better Place.

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. For Growing In Ruchniyus, There's No Place Like Eretz Yisroel Rabbi Yosef Younger's story It was fifteen years ago when I was finishing 4th year beis medrash. I had spent a wonderful 5 years in Yeshivas Ohr Hameir of Peekskill, and it was time to move on. [...]

2019-12-19T22:56:17+00:00December 19th, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

Rebecca Lefkowitz – Waiting for Moshiach here

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. Rebecca Lefkowitz - Waiting for Moshiach here Reflecting upon my life, I am not certain why or when it started, but in my heart was always a desire to live in Eretz Yisroel. Perhaps its root was in an early trauma of mine – when I was [...]

2019-12-12T18:03:21+00:00December 12th, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

Chaya Taub – Home at Last

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. Chaya Taub - Home at Last Until 2006, at the great pleading of good friends of ours, who had made Aliyah a few years back, my husband Dovid had never been to Eretz Yisroel and I had only come once before as a teenager on a sponsored [...]

2019-12-05T21:23:31+00:00December 5th, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

Bnei Aliyah – Setting An Example

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. I grew up in Kensington – that’s between Boro Park and Flatbush, for those unfamiliar with Brooklyn, it’s in the heart of the frum community. I came to Eretz Yisroel straight after high school although I was a bit young and that was off the beaten track. [...]

2019-11-28T16:18:41+00:00November 28th, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

Above & Beyond “Normal”

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. Above & Beyond “Normal”: Life in Eretz Yisroel. Our family made “aliyah” from the U.S. to Ramat Beit Shemesh about six years ago. I was born in Highland Park, NJ but  I grew up in Baltimore, whereas my wife originates from Maryland. Moving to Eretz Hakodesh has [...]

2019-11-21T17:26:06+00:00November 21st, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

The Modzitzer Rebbe

Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. The second Modzitzer Rebbe, Rabbi Shaul Yedidya Elazar Taub, (1886-1947) an outstanding Talmid Chochom, had tremendous love for Eretz Yisroel and prophesied that a Jewish State would come into being. Sadly he passed away on Shabbos, the 16th day of Kislev, Nov. 29, 1947, the day the UN voted [...]

2019-11-21T12:58:02+00:00November 14th, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

Nature and Ruchniyus

I love nature and I'm also attracted to ruchniyus. It was only natural that I made Eretz Yisroel my home, being the place where ruchniyus is natural and where nature is ruchniyus. From the Teveria apartment building I live in, there are views of the beautiful Kinneret and its green surroundings. I enjoy looking at the scenery and connecting to [...]

2019-11-18T09:03:40+00:00November 7th, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments
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