From Pork Ribs to Paradise

FROM PORK RIBS TO PARADISE by Ariella Bracha Waldinger On December 24th, 2012, my husband and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary in the Holy City of Tzfat, Israel.  Our wedding was anything BUT your TYPICAL Jewish wedding.  In fact, from the perspective of a religious Jewish life, the circumstances of our meeting, wedding and... Continue Reading →

Sitting on the Fence of Aliyah

THE SUFFERING OF UNCERTAINTY By Ariella Bracha Waldinger  I remember my childhood days sitting on the fence at our 100 acre farm and feeling very uncomfortable.  In fact, it was extremely painful and I always felt as if I was going to fall off, because there was nothing to hold on to. I was off... Continue Reading →

Dancing With My Soul in the Holy Land

DANCING WITH MY SOUL IN THE HOLY LAND Birthday Reflections Once again, my birthday has arrived. In reflecting on this dynamic year, I find I am living my life beyond my wildest imaginations. It was a challenging year, on a personal level, but I used those challenges to climb higher into Torah, like a cat... Continue Reading →

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