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The following articles are part of our Haaretz Hatovah series featuring real life stories and experiences of Yidden living in, settling, and building up Eretz Yisroel. Haaretz Hatovah also appears on Matzav.com and in Yated Ne’eman

A Welcome Challenge

A Welcome Challenge Hershy Shmedra, Romema, Yerushalayim It was during Pesach, right in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak, that we finalized our plan to move from Brooklyn to Eretz Yisroel. I asked a shailah if we were allowed to pack up for moving to Eretz Yisroel during Chol HaMoed; yes! was the encouraging p'sak, so we packed and prepared. [...]

August 6th, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|

Haaretz Hatovah – Moving On and Up

Moving On & Up R’ Chaim Leib Belsky Ramat Eshkol, Yerushalayim When we first came to Eretz Yisroel as a young couple, we did not give much thought to whether we “moved” here and to the possibility of “moving back.” We just saw ourselves as “living here.” This didn't preclude us from moving back, but it did take our focus [...]

July 9th, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|

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 [...]

January 23rd, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|

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 [...]

January 9th, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|

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, [...]

January 2nd, 2020|Haaretz Hatovah|

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. [...]

December 19th, 2019|Haaretz Hatovah|
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