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Interview Time!

With: Gavriel Chasky| Rosh Snif Lower Merion

 

Name 

Gavriel Chasky

Shevet 

Orot

Current role in Bnei Akiva 

Rosh Snif Lower Merion

Why do you think it’s so important to be involved in Bnei Akiva as a High Schooler?

It gives you the opportunity to recognize how lucky we are to have a Jewish state and recognition that although I may not live there now that is my end goal.

Tell us your favourite Bnei Akiva experience? 

My favorite Bnei Akiva experience was army night in Moshava IO.

Where is your dream place to live in Israel?

I would love to live in a small yishuv somewhere in between Yerushalayim and Tel Aviv.

What does Torah V Avodah mean to you?

Torah Vavodah is simply work and Torah or basically how almost all Orthodox Jews live today with maybe a small difference within each subsection of Orthodoxy. On a deeper level though Bnei Akiva is about settling the land today maybe with real manual labor but even more so by producing for the economy as a whole and making Israel a country ranked in the top economies of the world, something that many of our great grandparents could have ever imagined, but even further doing all that Avodah and ישוב הארץ with full observance and passion for the Torah.

Who would you rather be David Ben Gurion or Golda Meir?

Ben Gurion – great haircut

What one item is a must to pack for a Bnei Akiva Shabbaton?

Gotta remember the shtick

Most meaningful Zionist/Jewish quote?

Rebi Akiva Eiger – “״עבד עבדי ד