Natalie speaks about Yom Ha’atzmaut, and interviews David Matlin of i24News, an oleh who came to Israel first on the One Year Program at Hebrew University in 2001 and later returned to serve in the …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 by sharing her feelings of sending off her first child to the army; Next up is Rachel Hamer Shemesh a Career Consultant with Gvahim who heads “Aliyah Prep,” a finely-tuned program to assist …Keep Reading!
Natalie starts off the show discussing the beauty and excitement in the air during Chol haMoed Pesach, especially this year, after so many Corona restrictions; First guest, Aleeza Bracha who moved from Philadelphia to Pardes …Keep Reading!
Natalie opens by sharing her thoughts of Pesach cleaning….a very daunting task, but once you get going, just like any other large undertaking – like making aliyah – it moves forward. Natalie’s first guest is …Keep Reading!
Natalie meets with Zeli Heller, (Brooklyn – Givat Har’el) former lone soldier who made aliyah in 2018, and is co-founder and creator of Aliyahpod, a new free online platform joining potential Olim together so they …Keep Reading!
Natalie begins by discussing a recent movie, and how each of us has the power to make important decisions; First guest is Arthur Miller, author of “Because it’s Israel, An Aliyah Odyssey” who discusses his …Keep Reading!
Natalie begins the show by describing the Purim megillah readings at her yishuv, which were all outside in different neighborhoods, and made the holiday extra special; Natalie’s first guest is Daniel Rosehill, Ireland-Jerusalem 2015, who …Keep Reading!
Natalie opens the show talking about Purim, how it is such a “high” in Israel, and the mitzvah of giving mishloach manot; Her first guest is Lenny Goldberg NY-Jlm 1985, who became interested in Judaism …Keep Reading!
Natalie begins by remarking on the wondrous snowfall that has landed in Israel. Natalie’s first guest is Eric Sirkin, Palo Alto to Jerusalem 2010, who talks about lone soldiers in Israel and the Lone Soldier …Keep Reading!
Natalie opens by discussing the release of stress provided by laughter, something we all need during these times; Meet Eric Sirkin, Palo Alto to Jerusalem 2010, aged 68, Reform Jew, Chemist, who started getting involved …Keep Reading!