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Fear, love and the Jewish refugee
My own family suffered the consequences of being Jewish in the Arab world both before and after the creation of Israel.
Nefesh B’Nefesh to hold winter ‘aliyah’ fairs in US
The organization will hold informational fairs in major American cities, including Boca Raton, Miami, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Chicago, to empower potential immigrants to get ahead in their planning process.
Ethiopian Israelis celebrate the annual Sigd holiday
Jewish Ethiopians celebrated the holiday of Sigd in Israel, with schools engaging students in programs to teach about its customs and origins.
Nefesh B’Nefesh presents outstanding Anglo ‘olim’ with 2018 Bonei Zion Prize
The Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize was awarded to inspirational English-speaking “olim” who have significantly contributed to the State of Israel in various fields.
Gaza rocket hit close to home, too close
I am “my brother’s giver.” I don’t mind being tied to his memory forever; in fact, it’s an honor. His death was a tragic ending. But it can also be a beginning, if I make it so.
Love of Israel possible at American universities
In my experience, the anti-Israel students and groups were small groups of radicalized students that occupied a large megaphone. Their following wasn’t large, but their voice was.
The GA leadership is talking to the wrong people
Speaking to Israelis is nice, but that’s not what will help bridge the divide between U.S. and Israeli Jewry. Establishing strong Jewish pride in U.S. Jewry is a much more critical step to help bridge that divide.
Advocating for Israel, from Israel: Reflections on ‘aliyah’
It’s not that I ever felt out of place in Australia. It’s just that in Israel, I have at last found a place where I truly belong.
33 Americans make ‘aliyah,’ in time to celebrate Israeli national holiday
The new immigrants, or “olim,” work in professions such as biotech, engineering, education, media, business and psychology.
Real Israel: New book brings the ‘aliyah’ experience home
Warning: Don’t be surprised if you find yourself pulling out your suitcase and throwing in your Naot sandals, the family photos and a year’s supply of Ziploc bags. Before you know it, you might even be downloading an aliyah application.
Despite backlash, activists push for Falash Mura to come to Israel
Some 8,000 Falash Mura are waiting to make aliyah from Ethiopia, their immigration previously approved in 2015 by a government decision.
American Jewish baseball players to make aliyah for Israeli Olympic team
Ten American-Jewish Major League and Minor League Baseball players are beginning the process of making aliyah next week, in order to be eligible to play for Israel at the 2020 Olympic Games.
Ethiopian Bible contest participant’s family given permission to make aliyah
After the public expressed outrage over the government’s ultimatum to Sintayehu Shafrao, he was granted Israeli citizenship.
Latest lone soldiers: Group of North Americans fly to Israel, their new home
Mothers and fathers talked about the bittersweet feelings of having their children move to Israel, but they all expressed “1,000 percent” pride (in the words of one father) regarding the future of their sons and daughters as Israeli soldiers defending the State of Israel.
Troubleshooting ‘aliyah’: American rabbi’s journey to Israel’s high-tech world
As the years went by, we maintained a two-year plan for making aliyah. This plan kept getting a renewed end date.