“Stay Focused”!

Sunday, 10th June 2007 – Haifa, Israel  I set my alarm for 4:00 AM to give myself time to shower and prepare for our long morning. Funnily enough, Motti managed to get to sleep at a relatively normal hour (normal being a very loose term in the Rosenzweig Unabridged Dictionary) …

Do you love Israel?

People often ask me, “Do you love Israel?” The pat answer is, “Of course I do!” Truthfully, though, living in Israel is similar to being married. At the beginning, when you first meet, there are lots of fireworks. The land is beautiful, it beckons. The sun is fantastic, and you …

Klita N’ima

Aliya is a tough process for normal people. Olim appreciate all the help they can get to make the transition to Israeli life as pleasant as possible – Klita N’ima, and even for deciding if they’ll make aliya. Should you make aliya? Could you make aliya? Will political realities FORCE you …

When You Go To War

There is a battle raging in Israel and sadly, it is between Ultra-Orthodox Jews and non-Ultra-Orthodox Jews. On the bright side, it is a battle that unifies many diverse communities. On the negative side, they are unified against one of our own. In the last few weeks, the debate has …