On April 30th, 2021 a deadly crowd crush occurred in Meron, Israel. This took place during the annual pilgrimage to the tomb of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai on the Jewish holiday of Lag BaOmer.
Tune into this episode as Nate goes through his journey and experience on his first pilgrimage to Meron.
Yes! We finally made it to our homeland! Tune into this episode to continue following Nate and Sharon’s journey to Israel. Having finally pulled their Aliyah, they are starting to feel settled and comfortable in their new home.
Today we have a dialogue with Motty Surkis who transitioned from the ultra-Orthodox world of New Square to become a trucker. But that’s not all! Motty then started training to be a runner. He is now an athlete who has changed his whole life, both religiously and physically. Tune in to hear Motty recount his old days and the decisions that brought him to where he is today.
Ari talks to his friend, trumpet player and band leader Jordan Hirsch about his favorite topic—music! They talk klezmer, jazz, Yiddish theater and life as a career musician.