Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View

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Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View2019-09-02T10:54:12+00:00

The following articles are part of our Eretz Chemdah series featuring Anglo-Chareidim living in, settling, and building up Eretz Yisroel.

Finding Our Place in Eretz Yisroel

Various Perspectives and Experiences of English speakers Living in Eretz Yisroel Finding Our Place in Eretz Yisroel In 1996, while we were in our late thirties, we moved from Baltimore to Eretz Yisroel with our six children aged sixteen down to one and a half. Although many rabbonim do not recommend moving to Eretz Yisroel with children from ages eight [...]

September 19th, 2019|Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View|

Living in Eretz Yisroel

Living in Eretz Yisroel If you had told me fifteen years ago that in 2019 I’d be living with my husband and six children, bli ayin hara, in an old three-bedroom Yerushalami apartment with no car, I would have laughed in your face. Coming from suburban America with two to three-story houses, one car per driver in the family, and [...]

September 12th, 2019|Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View|

Paving the Way

Various Perspectives and Experiences of English speakers Living in Eretz Yisroel Paving the Way I am the youngest of eight siblings. We all grew up in England, and all of us ended up here in Eretz Yisroel for a few years of married life. That was the original plan—to be in this environment conducive to shteiging for a few of the formative [...]

September 5th, 2019|Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View|

Great and Simple Environment

I grew up in L.A., studied in Waterbury after high school, and then came to learn in the Mir in Eretz Yisroel. I returned to America and learnt by Rav Asher Weiss in Monsey, NY. I met my wife that year and we settled there. She was finishing her college degree and I was happy learning in kollel. My wife [...]

August 22nd, 2019|Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View|

From Lakewood to Beit Shemesh

We came to Eretz Yisroel in the summer of 2014 after living in Lakewood for almost seven years. Being “in-towners” originally from Monsey and Flatbush, moving to Eretz Yisroel wasn’t really the “in” thing to do, so why did we? We always had a soft spot for Eretz Yisroel, but, like most people, we didn’t think it was realistic for [...]

August 18th, 2019|Eretz Chemdah: An Inside View|
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