October 30, 2006
Well, it's that time of the year again.
"What time?" you ask.
The holidays are over, the rain and cold are starting to move in.
According to the Hebrew calendar, tomorrow, the ninth day of Heshvan, is a momentous day in the history of
However, the anniversary of one of the most esteemed visitors who ever came to
These words were written by none other than
I guess you could say the Rambam was lucky. He had the privilege to be in
When people ask me why we live here, why reside in
Many, Jews and gentiles, even those who don't make it for a visit in
It is important to know that those of us living here are, do so, not because we are coerced to do so, rather, because we want to be here, to live in the shadows of our ancestors, to walk in footsteps of our Forefathers, to bring a Jewish city, left in ruins, back to life.
One of the people who has had the privilege to not only live here in
Simcha has two jobs. Every night be drives from
However, during the day Simcha takes off his Rabbi hat, and puts on a
Simcha's tours aren't just tours – they are an event – a spiritual event second to none. That fact that many people 'come back for more,' returning year after year to again experience another 'Simcha tour' speaks for itself.
Next week, Simcha Hochbaum will the recipient of the Rabbinic Leadership Award
Simcha would be honored to have you join him, honoring Hebron, honoring others who too have dedicated themselves to helping Am Yisrael get back on its feet in Eretz Yisrael, in Hebron, after 2,000 years of 'being away from home.'
I too will be in
For those of you who have been in
For those of you who have never been in
You can still make reservations easily at: www.hebronfund.com or call 1-718-677-6886. If you don't live in the NY metropolitan area you can still show that you care: Dinner Journal Blessings can be sent in via the Hebronfund website or the above-listed phone number. The journal is closing tomorrow so don't wait too long. Send in your blessings, thanks and best wishes to Simcha
And thanks very much. From all of us
With blessings from