Elul is the last month in the Jewish calendar and has been labeled a "Workshop in Time" due to the fact that Jews the world over are concentrating on cleaning up their homes, lives and especially their relationships. The month itself comes with the mandate to tie up our loose ends, make amends and get... Continue Reading →
Awakened to Temple Consciousness through Aliyah by Ariella Bracha Waldinger
Soon after making Aliyah, I discovered my lack of knowledge relating to the Holy Temple. I recognized I had no information relating to its true spiritual depth and cosmic greatness. Thank G-d, my Aliyah decision to return home, to Israel, became the catalyst that enabled me to engage in the ongoing study of the Temple.As... Continue Reading →
Aliyah Memories of Humorous Stories By Ariella Bracha Waldinger
One could say Aliyah memories are a dime a dozen, thereby minimizing their potency but I love recalling the diverse memories relating to aliyah experiences. They were the occurrences that began to shape my new life in Israel. Each new experience added a unique dimension to my personal growth, as they taught me about myself,... Continue Reading →
Aliyah Memories of New Beginnings By Ariella Bracha Waldinger
I cannot believe that 13 years have passed since my husband and I set foot in our first home in Jerusalem. I can vividly recall many facets of the unfolding of that auspicious day, in spite of being completely physically and emotionally drained. The one Aliyah memory that stands out and truly personified new beginnings was our... Continue Reading →
Make Your Aliyah Dream Reality
More than 200 yidden made aliyah last week, fulfilling their dreams to live in the Holy Land. From young to old, families and singles, and a few assorted animals, Nefesh b'Nefesh brought our People home. Where are you?
An Aliyah Harp Concert and Musical Event
An Aliyah Harp Concert and Musical Event by Ariella Bracha Waldinger Can you imagine having a harp concert in your home with its heavenly strains wafting through your airspace? It happened yesterday, in our beautiful home in Tzfat. I planned it specifically for Rosh Chodesh Sivan, the new, dynamic Jewish month of the giving of... Continue Reading →
Stop Stalling–It’s Time to Make Aliyah!
More and more Jews are coming home to Eretz Israel from all around the world. Rabbi Alon Anava talks about the importance of making aliyah and how to be successful in Israel. He speaks to all people, enlightening us to how HaShem works in the most incredible ways to help you find your home, community and... Continue Reading →
Spiritual Aliyah: Soulful Wisdom for New Immigrants to the Homeland
Spiritual Aliyah: Soulful Wisdom for New Immigrants to the Homeland By Ariella Bracha Waldinger New Immigrants to the Jewish homeland! Aliyah Jews! Awaken to the spiritual connections peeking out from amidst our G-d given land inheritance, As your Aliyah journey progresses and you meander through the back doors of bygone eras of Jewish history and... Continue Reading →
Yom HaZikaron: The Sacred Privilege of Awareness By Ariella Bracha Waldinger I never knew anything about Yom HaZikaron when I was living in America. The 4th of Iyar had no relevance to my life. I lived by the American calendar not the Jewish calendar. But thank G-d, since coming home to our nation’s divinely ordained... Continue Reading →
Yom HaShoah: Earth Shaking Echoes of Pain Wracked Bodies
Yom HaShoah: Earth Shaking Echoes of Pain Wracked Bodies by Ariella Bracha Waldinger The day of REMEMBERING begins at night with the piercing scream of the siren…a time when silence reigns and earth shaking echoes of pain wracked bodies send seismic shock waves into the atmosphere. Words become too few and too narrow to speak,... Continue Reading →
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