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      Hollywood to the Holy Land
      by Tzvi Fishman
      Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Jewish Creativity and Culture

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      Before making Aliyah to Israel, Tzvi Fishman was a Hollywood screenwriter. He has co-authored 4 books with Rabbi David Samson, based on the teachings of Rabbi Kook, Eretz Yisrael, Art of T'shuva, War and Peace, and Torat Eretz Yisrael.

       

      Sivan 22, 5767, 6/8/2007

      I Love Israel


       

      Since the sin of the Spies was in despising the cherished Land, the tikun is to love the Land of Israel with a passionate love. Yesterday, we took our youngest kids on a love the Land of Israel trip to the Kinneret. Here's a few of the photos...

      Leading the troops on to Gaza
      Taliban rebels hiding out in the fields
      Pathway to heaven
      "May our Land east of the Jordan River return to our hands!" 
      The Jordon River
      Getting ready for a dip in the Jordan River
      Underwater immersion in the Jordan River
      Sunset over the Kinneret
      Tomb of Rabbi Meir Baal HaNess - Tiberias
      Burning oil in memory of Rabbi Meir
      Meditation hour
      Kibbutz Ein Gev - Easy rocket target from the Golan Heights above
      Tiberias - Burial site of the Rambam, Rabbi Akiva, the Ramchal, the Shlah HaKadosh, Rabbi Meir Baal HaNess, and others
      Sartaba - see Mishna, Rosh Hashana 2:4
      On the command of the Arizal, Rabbi Chaim Vital drank from the waters of the Kinneret and was given the keys to the Kaballah  
      The Ultimate Tikun - Raising your kids in the Land of Israel