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Oct 11, 2018, 11:22 AM
Taking the ‘Mar’ out of Cheshvan
It's an entire month of ordinary days, routine, rhythm, and normal calendar events -- finally!
Sep 16, 2018, 3:30 PM
Thank you, Ari Fuld
He taught my boys self-worth, determination and love of Israel; he was the very last person I ever thought would be killed
Aug 13, 2018, 6:16 PM
Holding On and Letting Go
On the day of my first born's birth, I held my little baby in my arms as he held on to my skin. I whispered in his ear “Hello little buddy, thanks for making me a mommy,” and kissed...
Jul 23, 2018, 10:23 PM
The Swimming Olympics Comes to Sussya
There are complainers in the world and there are doers. Natalie Sopinsky is one of the doers. When she first moved ten years ago to Sussya, a beautiful yishuv in the South Hebron Hills, she enjoyed going to the...
Jul 15, 2018, 11:28 PM
Past, present, and future
Why my children carried their Israeli flags around the world, and what they learned
Feb 3, 2018, 10:44 PM
A celebration of Gilads
It is no small gift to name your own precious future after someone else’s legacy
Jan 8, 2018, 7:35 PM
Can You Be Your Own Hero?
I love this video created by IsraelLife about three roommates (wait until the end for the third!) making Guided Aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh. In today's world of Israel-bashing college kids and Jews who are either scared to show their...
Apr 23, 2017, 11:56 PM
Carrying the Torch of Our Futures
I created a new file today for the file cabinet. It says “Army Stuff” on it. And as I filed it away, with the first of my first son’s army papers in it, I just couldn’t believe that we...
Apr 6, 2017, 5:31 PM
Pausing to remember Elhai Teharlev
She's paused her cleaning to scream and write and question and mourn Elhai Teharlev, and offer support to his family
Jan 10, 2017, 10:13 AM
This video is #MyIsrael
She's awestruck by the youth who surrounded terror victim Erez Orbach's family with an outpouring of love and song
Romi Sussman is a teacher and writer. When she's not at her computer, she's juggling raising six boys 7-18 and conquering daily life as an Olah. She enjoys blogging here, at Kveller and on her personal blog at http://aineretzacheret.com.