web analytics
March 3, 2015 / 12 Adar , 5775
At a Glance
Blogs
Sponsored Post


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.
198382_10200108460457061_1370552442_n

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.

600207_10200950731993323_1845964961_n

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.

Visit Shiloh Musings.

About the Author: Batya Medad blogs at Shiloh Musings.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

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?

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
U.S. President Barack Obama at White House Press Briefing.
Obama Says ‘Give Iran Talks a Chance; Israel Safer Than Ever
Latest Blogs Stories
bibi's speech

The State Department claims Bibi revealing details of the bad Iranian deal to Americans would be a “betrayal”.

Jordana and the Flag!

“Please stop shushing me” They kept shushing! Shushing seems to be how Leftists do Israeli politics!

peace in our time iran

Labor-Livni post-Zionist party’s campaign based on their claim they know how to keep the US happy

Mentioning genocide in the same breath as Susan Rice crosses a redline about Obama’s foreign policy

What are the ramifications of giving up your US citizenship? Would it effect your visiting the US?

Chasidim believe that Metzitza B’Peh (MbP) is an essential part of the circumcision ritual.

AMERICAN INTERFERENCE in ISRAELI ELECTIONS is IMMORAL and 1000% CHUTZPADIK!

Extremism from Jews is considered a “danger;” Arab extremism and anti-Jewish terror is “legitimate”

It was in fact Israel, not Palestinians or journalists, who began spreading the older photos, in order to generate credibility for the “slander” angle.

Next week we celebrate Purim, more relevant and illuminating in light of current events than ever

“They all attack each other” is how David described campaign tactics. “Welcome to politics, my son,”

Most Israelis think kowtowing to US demands to get on Obama’s “good side” won’t work and isn’t right

Big questions this week: Does materialism make people happy? Can one be happy with what they have?

A Rosh Yeshiva guessed 60% of bochurim in Israel’s yeshiva system belong there only 3-4 yrs post HS

Wednesday evening 25th of February there’s just the event for Anglos to attend, The Anglo Vote!

More Articles from Batya Medad
peace in our time iran

Labor-Livni post-Zionist party’s campaign based on their claim they know how to keep the US happy

Herzog & Livni

AMERICAN INTERFERENCE in ISRAELI ELECTIONS is IMMORAL and 1000% CHUTZPADIK!

Extremism from Jews is considered a “danger;” Arab extremism and anti-Jewish terror is “legitimate”

Most Israelis think kowtowing to US demands to get on Obama’s “good side” won’t work and isn’t right

Wednesday evening 25th of February there’s just the event for Anglos to attend, The Anglo Vote!

Not long ago Israelis waited nightly during campaigns for TV broadcasts of election campaign movies

Israelis don’t want anyone but Bibi as Prime Minister, no matter which party they plan to vote for.

B’Zechutan is the true Social Justice party, understanding the majority,the poor, the struggling

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/blogs/shiloh-musings/building-our-future/2013/03/28/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: