In Part I, we explored how Aliyah is the ideology of the Tnua, and even though it may seem that it is no longer seen as such, we are and always will be an Aliyah movement. This leads us into this second part, where we will explore the history of Aliyah in the Tnua andContinue reading “BA80 – Do We Really Believe in Aliyah? Part II”
The recent BA80 video stirred up a lot of feelings around Chaverim, both past and present – relating predominantly to the ideology and current direction of the Tnua. In response, I thought I would write a Choveret on Aliyah in BAUK. It developed into two parts and is presented here, slightly modified for Yediot. ItContinue reading “BA80 – Do We Really Believe in Aliyah? Part I”
By Harry Salter, Rosh Nivchar Turn the clock back eight years and little Harry Salter was sitting in an art class in Hasmonean. As art isn’t my forte, I decided that I need to get out of the class. I called the teacher over and told her my thoughts: “Art should be optional.” As youContinue reading “Draw Your Movement”
By Rafi Cohen A week after machane is over, Thursday morning, and I receive a WhatsApp from the shul gabbai: “Hi Rafi, how’s the voice…” It’s an exciting opportunity to bring some of that amazing ruach all the way back from north Wales to what would otherwise be a set of dry and dusty ShabbatContinue reading “Sing to Hashem a New Song: The Carlebach Dilemma”
Jonny Sherman Exactly one year ago today, I took the plunge and made Aliyah. That flight into Ben Gurion was the culmination of a fairly long process for me, starting with generally disliking the heat, dust and Israeli pushy-ness when I went on Israel Machane, moving through to learning during my time on Torani toContinue reading “Why I Made Aliyah”
Joe, do you believe?
Yes Joe, I believe. Joe, do you believe?
Yes Joe, I believe.*
‘But what do we believe in?’
There are two ways of answering this question.