Efrat and Gush Etzion–“the Southern Gates of Jerusalem”

Efrat and Gush Etzion–“the Southern Gates of Jerusalem”

frat, or Efrata, is on the road from Yerushalayim to Hevron. Named for the kever of Rachel Imeinu, as written in the Torah, Efrat is the largest yishuv in Gush Etzion. It sits in the mountains of Judea, surrounded by vineyards, natural springs and the gorgeous land of our Forefathers.

The Mishkan and Jewish Donations – who’s doing whom the favor?

The Mishkan and Jewish Donations – who’s doing whom the favor?

“People some times ask me – rabbi, doesn’t it make you a little uncomfortable traveling around the world asking people for money? I tell them – no, not in the least! I know that these schools are our future and that the work they do is wholly, aimed at bettering the Jewish people and the world entire”.