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Welcome home!

Friday, 8 August, 2014 - 9:02 am

Dear Friends,

Chani, the children and I arrived safely in Israel. It was a long voyage, with not much sleep but the excitement of the children started while in the airport, when they saw something they have never seen before.

mezuzah.jpgAs we were getting off the airplane, before we even reached the Israeli immigration, the children looked to their right and were amazed by the huge Mezuzah hanging at the entrance to the arrival hall.

I think it wasn't only the unusual size of the Mezuzah that drew their attention, it was the idea that a Mezuzah at the entrance to the country is what welcomed them to the land.

This item explains everything about the experience of coming to Israel for the first time from the diaspora. Israel is not a field of pink roses, but it is our home and we felt it in our hearts when we kissed that big Mezuzah in Ben Gurion international airport…

Comments on: Welcome home!

Marvin Sharpe wrote...

THE MEZUZAH from our home here to our home Israel. AM YISROEL CHAI!

Heidi Exner wrote...

Oh, how exciting and wonderful! :D

don morris wrote...

breathtakingly beautiful sharing! enjoy more!

Sheila wrote...

Thank you, Rabbi, for sharing this wonderful experience with us. Hope you have a marvellous time there.

Alex and Ana wrote...

A truly holy and vivid reminder of what going to Israel is all about!
Kol Hakavod!! enjoy your visit !!!