Hendel does Israel

While I may no longer technically be in Israel, I have no intention of stopping who I am or what I am about. We all know the timeless Chabad teaching of "Mach Doh Eretz Yisael" - its very empowering. I'll let you know about my journey, my struggles and my dreams. JaHbless.

Tuesday, November 22, 2005

the journey...

After having a rather sleepless night, we headed off to Brisbane, ate some chocolate cake, transfered to Hong Kong, and ate some more chocolate cake.

On our Hong Kong to Israel flight we met a Israel born-melbourne living Kabbalist, named Manny (Menachem) - who told us, amoung many other mystical and thought provocing things, that melbourne has the same gematria as choshech - go figure!

Apparently though, in the darkest places, the highest lights can & must be revealed...

The Friedeker Rebbe once said "... you don't fight darkeness with a stick, you simply reveal more light ..."


Blogger Zalmany said...

Dear Moshe
What a silly photo! Zalman passed level four in swimming. I miss you more than pizza, beer, open smoked salmon sandwiches and potato chips and lasagne.
love from your legend classic crazy a bit stange brother Zalman and his whole family

5:38 PM  
Blogger subjewd said...

Wow, thanks Reb Z,
I miss you to, keep on checking me up here!

6:29 PM  
Blogger BFF said...

hendel, do israel...
i got some light to be aspreading down here in Choshechland. when the going gets tough, the tough eat chocolate cake, and we realise, like our predecessor Avraham, that even the worst choshech is still His Most Precious Possession.
KMJ aint gonna happen without ur jahblessed touch, so i'm leaving it to when u get back. in the meanwhile, Priestly Moses will inspire me to love those annoying things for whom i work so hard right now.
With blessings for only amazing tidings in the future,

8:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...


glad to see you had time to write up such a kewl blog!!!.
i love you and miss you soooooooo much, its ough being the oldest, but enjoy ur time in israel, and have an amazing stay,

lova ya lots,


11:01 PM  
Anonymous unlikelytrio #3 aka 'Jesus' said...

So if I'm number #3. Who is No. #1 and No. #2??

U see, it's not about headrests, or melbournian scumnonians....nor is it about chocolate cake!!

It's all about a smile.

G-D smiles on Israel all day long....now how about that!?

Are you smiling back?......


Ibrahim Ibn Imaniel

11:42 PM  
Blogger subjewd said...

To all my beuatiful brothers and sisters who wrote to me, thanks so much. This blog is definately here to communicate instead of email. So spread the word, get it out there.

Jesus, keep the vibe - I'm smiling so much that my mouth is hurting, and i'm sending the blessings your way, right down from melbourne to jerusalem!

3:14 AM  
Blogger subjewd said...

Ibrahimn Imanuel,
just as a side point, you can replace a member of the unlikely trio with someone else, but if they are not unlikely in every way, then you have just made mainsteam out of irregular, which is criminal.

3:45 AM  
Anonymous unlikely #2 said...

i think i'm number #2. it just sits well. and subbajabbajewed is def #1, bc it couldn't happen without it. in fact, it ISNT happening without him!!! no replacements to be found. i have tried recruiting but it has been unsuccessful to the point where i think it won't ever be successful. moish, i really feel your soul over there. really!! (where is my post from mary mother of jesus?)

5:28 PM  
Blogger PhilHen said...

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please submit your thoughts and experiences to philhen@iprimus.com.au for inclusion in the forthcoming Chanukah edition-instant fame from afar!!

3:42 PM  
Blogger subjewd said...

i have a question,

we talk about unlikely's in numbers i.e. unlikely#1 unlikely#2 & unlikely#3

but, are the numbers in order of age? hence me being #1 as the youngest, or in order of unlikelyhood, in which case who decides who is more unlikely than the other? please unlikely's, answer me.

12:06 AM  
Anonymous unlikely Trio #3 said...

What do you get when you cross, one unlikely with another unlikely......probably a likely!.

Hmm...last Thurs didn't happen. We're going to try it again this week!! I'm hang'n out for it, so unlikely #2, don't forget to SMS me this time, KAY!!

p.s. Unlikely #1 how is the Holy Land?

9:36 AM  
Anonymous unlikely #2 said...

it goes in order of importance to the trio. #1 is vital. it can't happen without #1. now, the number 2 and 3... well, thats more complicated. it can't really happen without the man with the plan. or the chick with the kick.

5:26 PM  

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