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The following articles are part of our Eretz Hatovah series featuring Yidden living in, settling, and building up Eretz Yisroel.

Living in a Conversation with Hashem

Haaretz Hatovah Real Life Stories and Experiences of Yidden Settling in Eretz Yisroel. Mendel Schulman's story I grew up in a frum home in West Hempstead New York. When I was in tenth grade I came to Eretz Yisroel for the first time on a Young Israel sponsored trip. We had one off-Shabbos which I decided to go to Tel [...]

2020-01-23T21:56:14+00:00January 23rd, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|0 Comments

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

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
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