I’m sharing this beautifully done Aliyah video by the Maccabeats because my friend Shoshana just shared it on Facebook and somehow I managed to miss it when it was launched a few months ago. Enjoy!
I’m running a week behind checking out the videos that YouTube is certain I should be watching! So this morning I caught the video posted last Wednesday of Jamie Geller’s family departing the US and arriving in Israel. As I was breaking open a new package of Molett tissues (nope, I don’t feel I need to spend extra for Kleenex anymore), it occurred to me that all those painful tears at JFK could be completely done away with if everyone would come home together. Imagine… only joyful tears and cheers upon landing at Ben Gurion.
Enjoy the video… Continue reading Aliyah – Joy & Tears
Back in 1997 when my husband and I met on the Internet it was deemed quite a newsworthy event by the local newspaper – our photo was splashed across the front page (it was a small town) along with a nice human interest story. In the technologically advanced age of 2009, people meeting online and having rich relationships is common and therefore no longer newsworthy. Except on MY BLOG! Continue reading Online Friendships and Aliyah No Longer Headline News?
Thursday, July 10, 2008:
We arrived at Ben Gurion airport around 7:30 a.m. with 217 other olim chadashim
and were welcomed home by approx. 500 guests (including politicians and IDF soldiers) and the 80 or so olim who had arrived from other countries that morning! Continue reading Arriving Home