Archive for 'Beauty of the Land' Category

Restoration in Hebron

By Yocheved - Last updated: Thursday, December 27, 2012

KUMAH SPECIAL PROJECT IN HEBRON: RESTORATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE TOMBS OF RUTH AND YISHAI. Kumah restores & maintains the tombs of Ruth & Yishai in Hevron annually & you can help! Click here for a video of the 1st major upgrade. You will see how much has already been done to transform and honor […]


By Yishai - Last updated: Sunday, August 7, 2011

Shelach Lecha – Tapping into the “natural resources” of Eretz Yisrael

By Uriah - Last updated: Friday, June 17, 2011

Sometimes a location is blessed with visible natural resources such as a forest of trees, fertile land, or rivers with are right out in the open for the taking. And sometimes those resources are more hidden and not so obvious. Take the desert lands of many of the Arab countries. What at first glance appears […]

Some Beauts from my house in Beit El

By Yishai - Last updated: Friday, January 14, 2011

View of Tel Aviv Partial Solar Eclipse View of Hermon with Telephoto

Torah Portion Thoughts – VaYigash

By Yishai - Last updated: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

“Thus Israel settled in the land of Egypt in the region of Goshen; they acquired property in it and they were fruitful and multiplied greatly.” (BEREISHIT 47:27) On this verse the Kli Yakar comments that the Children of Israel no longer regarded themselves as aliens sojourning in Egypt but rather as permanent residents. He teaches […]

Standing up to Hellenism in 2010

By Michael Berezin - Last updated: Friday, December 3, 2010

“When the evil Greek kingdom rose up against your people Israel to make them forget your Torah and to turn them away from the statutes of your will- You, in your abundant mercy stood by them in their time of distress, You defended their cause, you judged their grievances, you avenged them. This is a […]

Making a good impression

By Uriah - Last updated: Thursday, October 21, 2010

First of all a congratulatory note to my sister Camille who just made aliyah today!!! She’s looking to attend ulpan, probably in the Tel Aviv area, if anyone has any suggestions as to a good one please tell. With that mentioned, as my sister comes to make a life here, somebody else on this same […]

On Life and the Land–> “Go for Yourself”

By Michael Berezin - Last updated: Thursday, October 14, 2010

The first verse of this weeks Torah portion starts with the words: “Go for yourself”, from your land, from your relatives and from your fathers house, to the land that I will show you”. This first verse greatly personifies the very idea of what it means to have real faith or Emunah. By following G-d’s […]

On Life and the Land–> Finding Fitness Everyday

By Michael Berezin - Last updated: Friday, October 8, 2010

Ok so until now I have been writing pretty exclusively on Politics and Aliyah. From this blog forward I am reinventing my blog and by extension my scope by adding “Life” and general Wellness to the equation. The name of my new blog is called “On life and the Land”. This particular entry is titled […]

A Jewish Army

By Yishai - Last updated: Monday, October 4, 2010