“But we weren’t even very good,” my 13-year-old declared, rather sheepishly, today when I told him that we were going out for a celebration. It’s been two months, two months to the day I think, since my three younger children (and my husband) have been out of the yishuv. That’s a looooooong time to expect… Read More Yes, We Were Very Good
A few days ago as I was driving through Tzomet HaGush I saw something that made me smile. Now, the Tzomet and our surrounding area have seen their share of terror and there isn’t too much to smile about in the area. But what I saw was a group of youth and young adults from… Read More Making Lemonade of Hope and Strength in the Gush
When I heard that Ezra Schwartz’s family was planning to be in Gush Etzion, I knew that I would be there as well. It didn’t matter what day it would be, or what time they would arrive, or where in the Gush they were planning to be – but I knew I would be there.… Read More In Love and Support
There was a place not far from Jerusalem that used to be owned by a Jewish family. It was called The Cohen Farm and it was founded on September 6, 1935. The farm was abandoned during the Arab riots and then remained under Jordanian control until 1967 – when we won it back with our… Read More And We Will Build….