Natalie starts off by admitting she does not always appreciate the good things in life, and she should. We all should. Her first guest is Edward Ades, 2019 from Brooklyn living now in Re’nana, who …Keep Reading!
‘Returning Home’ airs:
US Eastern time: Thursdays 9am
Israel time: Thursdays 4pm
Natalie Sopinsky, a Delaware native, was raised in an “all-American” Conservative Jewish family. Today she is a pistol-wearing, hitch-hiking settler living in the Hebron Hills. A lawyer, lifeguard, and Zumba instructor, the mother of five children, and wife of Philadelphia-public-school-teacher-turned-Israel-university-lecturer, Natalie represents the 150 communities in Judea and Samaria as Director of Development for Rescuers Without Borders Israel, the main US charity for emergency medical needs in the Jewish heartland. Natalie is also an executive team member of Partners in Aliyah, a grassroots movement helping match potential olim to more established olim who have successfully made the move to Israel.
Read Natalie’s Blog at https://www.hatzalah.org.il/blog/ and follow her on FB at https://www.facebook.com/RescuersWithoutBordersIsrael/
and at: https://www.hatzalah.org.il/
For aliyah support join Partners in Aliyah at https://partnersinaliyah.org/
Natalie is passionate about Aliyah and Israel, and hosts the show, ‘Returning Home’ which is chock-full of information on the immigration process to Israel. It airs every Thursday.
Natalie opens discussing her honesty about Israel, showing some of the hardships of life here, but saying that Israel is a great place to live especially now with so much instability in other parts of …Keep Reading!
Natalie opens by describing getting off course in the Jordan Valley, ending up in an Arab encampment, finding herself a bit frightened, wishing for a stronger jewish presence in these peripheral parts of Israel; Natalie …Keep Reading!
Natalie begins by comparing 1970s Soviet Union to present-day Israel, and reflecting on the abundance of the Holy Land; then Natalie speaks with Tzvi Ophir, English teacher from the UK, who made aliyah in 1970 …Keep Reading!
Natalie starts off discussing the recent murder of Esther Horgan, 52 mother of six, who was killed near her home while out jogging this week, and Natalie speaks of how difficult it is to hear …Keep Reading!
Natalie speaks today with Go’el Jasper who made aliyah from Baltimore in 2004, and discusses how he suddenly wanted to live in Israel. Some people are planners, and others act by instinct. Go’el talks about …Keep Reading!
Natalie begins speaking about Chanukah in Israel and how it is special; first guest is Nechama David, who made aliyah as a single adult in 2002 and got married here, lives today on Kibbutz Shluchot …Keep Reading!
Natalie starts off describing her winter cold, and the new baseball stadium being built in her community; Speaks with Nechama Stein, 19 year old in Wisconsin, starting the aliyah process; Then speaks with Nichoma Ceasar, …Keep Reading!
Natalie speaks with senior citizens who have made aliyah, and discusses their experiences living in Israel. First Rini and Alan Goncher from Kansas City now living in Efrat; then Helen Freedman from Arizona now living …Keep Reading!
Natalie opens the program by speaking about the difficulties of leaving family behind; Then we meet Ezra Shapiro, math teacher-turned-shepherd, who made aliyah from Omaha in 2001 and today runs Ezra Computer Solutions & Support …Keep Reading!