By Hillel Kuttler The previous night’s out-of-the-blue rainfall had soaked their Sukkah downstairs, so Jonathan and Sarah Kemp instead greeted a breakfast guest at the door of their third-floor apartment in Nahariya. As an English [...]
By: Hillel Kuttler A glorious, early-autumn afternoon blankets the new Hadera development of Nisanim, where several residents have yet to take down their Sukkot five days after the holiday’s conclusion. The huts’ part-temporary, part permanent nature [...]
By: Hillel Kuttler In 2014, shortly after moving from Toronto to Israel, Marshall Deltoff and his son Periel were entering a mall in the northern town of Karmiel. A security guard stopped them. Periel, then 9, [...]
I want to take a moment to address a misconception I believe a lot of people have about the Israeli climate. Israel has winter. Winter in Israel brings with it the usual crop of sniffles, the flu and the standard homegrown cold. In addition to all the standard ailments, a lot of olim are surprised to find themselves feeling ill for longer periods than they are used to or getting sick more often than they did back in their native countries.
233 people from 19 US states and one Canadian province landed today at Ben Gurion Airport and became new Israeli citizens. The passengers included 21 families, 75 children, six sets of twins, and people working in [...]
By: Hillel Kuttler It’s late on a Tuesday afternoon, and four-year-old Elisha Muller and his two-year-old sister Gefen sit quietly on a sofa, watching cartoons on a tablet. Cake and a pitcher of water beckon [...]
233 soon-to-be-Olim and the friends and families who are sending them off, gathered at JFK for the final goodbye ceremony and singing of Hatikva right before they embark on their one-way flight and #MakeItHome. 21 families,75 [...]
By Hillel Kuttler If the living room’s wood paneling, fireplace, M&M’s figurines and Pennsylvania license plate aren’t indications enough of the American roots of Beth and Shraga Hymowitz, the wall-to-wall carpeting – almost unheard-of in [...]
Please welcome 78 new Israeli citizens who landed today in our great country! Wish them all a Mazal Tov and tag your friends and family! Isn't it time YOU imagined greater possibilities in Israel? Let's #MakeItHome [...]
By Hillel Kuttler When the teenaged Klaris Slizak and her family moved from Argentina to Israel 30 years ago, integrating was hard. Few services were available then to assist Klaris, her parents, grandparents, two brothers [...]
Mazal tov to the 50 who made Aliyah today right in our office! Tag your friends! Twice a month, Nefesh B'Nefesh hosts a branch of the Minister of Interior and processes Israeli citizenships, complete with new [...]
We asked Olim to share with us some of their favorite Shavuot recipes. B’tayavon & chag sameach! (see last year's) Liz’s Luscious LasagnaSubmitted by: Liz Bernstein Ingredients1/3 lb fresh spinach1 lb lowfat [...]
By: Hillel Kuttler Does life get any better than this? This being the imposing, three-floor house with six bedrooms; an expansive dining room; a sunlight-washed, enormous kitchen; two cars parked in front of the gate [...]
WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP TO BUILD A STRONGER ISRAEL THROUGH ALIYAH
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