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Building Our Future

As many new homes as we build, there's still a housing shortage in Shiloh. Jewish families of all ages, from all over the world want to live here.
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When we first came to see Shiloh, over thirty-two years ago, while we were looking for a place to make a new home for our growing family, we discovered a piece of land in our Biblical Homeland that was full of delicate wild flowers.  It was clear that this land had been deserted for more than centuries.  There hadn’t been any active communities in Shiloh since Biblical times thousands of years earlier.

In the decades since we moved to Shiloh, it has grown enormously.  Our local school, which opened September 1, 1981, with eighteen students in three classes, now is two large prize-winning regional schools, one for girls and one for boys, from First Grade until Eighth Grade.

Our district extends from the Shomron, Rechalim to the north of us, Ma’ale Levona, to the west, Gitit and Ma’ale Efrayim to the East, Kochav Hashachar to the south and lots of Jewish communities in between.

The Shiloh Ramat Shmuel, Samuel Heights neighborhood was established by Ariel Sharon in the summer of 1981.

While new buildings are being built,  ancient ones are being dug up.

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As we earlier families are getting older, it’s wonderful to see that our children are marrying and having children of their own.  And many young families are making Shiloh their home.

As many new homes as we build, there’s still a housing shortage in Shiloh.  Jewish families of all ages, from all over the world want to live here.

A new generation has taken over that never knew a time when Judea and Samaria were in foreign hands.  This post-1967 generation is much more rooted than we ever were, thank God.

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About the Author: Batya Medad blogs at Shiloh Musings.


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13 Responses to “Building Our Future”

  1. Jenny Holcberg says:

    THANKS FOR THE JEWISH PRESS IN MY INBOX.

  2. Jenny Holcberg says:

    WE WILL NOT STOP BUILDINGG AS LONG AS OUR POPULATION GROWS,tHANK GOD

  3. Jenny Holcberg says:

    THOSE WHO DEMAND THIS SHOULD STOP BUILDING IN THEIR COUNTRYS

  4. Jenny Holcberg says:

    AND MIND THEIR OUN BUISNES

  5. Jenny Holcberg says:

    wHAT IS THE PROBLEM,NOBODY CARES ABOUT THE PROBLEMS WARS ABUSES;ON OUR PLANET,EVERYBODY SUDENLY ARE WORRIED ABOUT ISRAEL.THE ONLY

  6. Jenny Holcberg says:

    INTEREST AT THE SO CALLED UNITED NATIONS,UNITED AGAINST ISRAEL

  7. Jenny Holcberg says:

    THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A COUNTRY NOR A PEOPLE CALLED PALESTINE

  8. Jenny Holcberg says:

    WY ARE THE ARAB COUNTRIES MILHONAIRES FROM THEIR OIL REVENUES

  9. Jenny Holcberg says:

    NOT HELPING THEIR TRUE BROTHERS,BUT EUROPE AND THE USA. ARE SENDING

  10. Jenny Holcberg says:

    BILLONS FROM THEIR CITIZENS ,AND WHAT FOR ,TO BE CASHED BY THE CORRUPT

  11. Jenny Holcberg says:

    LEADERS,WHEN WILL THIS END

  12. Jenny Holcberg says:

    OPEN YOUR EYES LISTEN TO THE THRUTH,STOP BEEING FOOLED,ENOUGH IS E ENOUGH,PEACE WILL NOT BE ACOMPLISHED THIS WAY

  13. Dave Van House says:

    why are you screaming all the time?

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