Its 2:34am. I have just put in my 4th load of laundry since we got home at 10:30pm. I don't sleep here. Its actually insane. But somehow I am managing just fine. Today was another Engel adventure - but in my favour this time. We decided we were going to go to nachsonim - a… Continue reading Sleep is overrated
Basically it's not your idea of fun. Our intentions are really good- but most of the time it backfires. Case in point: yesterday we wanted to go to a really cool mall in Ashdod. And then a quick swim on the beach and home by 8:30. We planned on leaving at 2 pm. First problem… Continue reading Travelling with the Engels
A tisha b'av is drawing to a close I can't help but to be grateful to be in our amazing land. On this fateful day. But somehow I am so hopefull. I am sad and have been watching horrific movies of our history.of monsters trying to wipe us out. But here we are. The eternal… Continue reading Some clarity.
Now I'm here. 6 weeks in. I've come to understand the shorts and t- shirt situation. On school swim trips the fashion here is for girls to wear shorts and t- or tank over bathing suits. They swim in that. But that's girls only. It seems to filter into mixed swimming too. So I said… Continue reading It’s not so simple. Part II
Coming to Israel is supposed to be an Aliyah. One would think it's so simple. But it's not. I have arrived and have never felt more of a need to define myself/ ourselves. What's important and what's not. I became frum through Aish HaTorah. I went to Neve and Eyaht - and was by default… Continue reading It’s not so simple
A little bit of a reprieve Hopefully the weekend will be as good as the view! Good shabbos!
Israel works on different really to the rest of the world. It is so evident once you are here. the hasgacha pratis ( divine providence) is so evident here. The torah speaks about each country having its own administering angel, but Israel has none - Hashem watches and guards over Israel personally. in other words… Continue reading A different reality
I have been composing another blog post - it has taken me forever to get my thoughts out, but I'm just going to write this one quickly before shabbos. So here i sit on my mirpesset. It is about 1.5 hrs before shabbos, there is a hot breeze, that actually cools the sweat that is… Continue reading I just want to say SOMETHING!