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Art Shines the Aliya Path for American-Jewish Painter Yoram Raanan
How a painter was able to return to his art after a fire destroyed thousands of his paintings.
8 Days of Olim Shining Their Light in Israel: Alice Shalvi
Celebrating Olim from North America and the UK that have shined their light on Israel and the Jewish people.
Navigating a Hybrid Identity
Veteran educators discuss how they helped change Israel’s school system from the inside out
Beyond Tel Aviv and Jerusalem: Other towns vie for immigrants
At Nefesh B'Nefesh conference, representatives from 40 locations outside Israel's center offer cheaper housing, sense of community
Moving To Tel Aviv Or Jerusalem? These Israeli Towns Want You Instead.
Many Jews who move to Israel only have eyes for Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.
Nefesh B'Nefesh Hosts Educational Seminar for Immigrants
Nefesh B’Nefesh will host a symposium entitled “Olim Engage Israel” to help new olim fully acclimatize with the Israeli school system.
Some 500 Young Jews at ‘Here Next Year’ Fair Want to Make Aliyah
Here Next Year, a group dedicated to empowering yeshiva and seminary students to fulfill their dreams of staying in Israel for IDF service, Sherut Leumi and university studies, in collaboration with Nefesh B’Nefesh, on Saturday night held the 4th annual Israel Fair at the Ramada Hotel in Jerusalem.
Rank and File: A Potluck Community Quiz Night for Anglos in Israel
A community fundraiser and trivia night; Israel fair to explore education; readings for charity
Meet the American Jewish coach behind Israel’s only Arab ice hockey team
On a recent Friday evening, as prayers from nearby mosques blared over loudspeakers and the sun dipped below a horizon dotted with ancient churches, the lights flickered on at a municipal hockey rink in a working-class neighborhood of this city.
Meet the American Jewish coach behind Israel’s only Arab ice hockey team
On a recent Friday evening, as prayers from nearby mosques blared over loudspeakers and the sun dipped below a horizon dotted with ancient churches, the lights flickered on at a municipal hockey rink in a working-class neighborhood of this city.
PHOTOS: Nearly 500 Olim Come Together To Learn About Affordable Housing Opportunities In Israel
Nearly 500 Olim gathered in Jerusalem Monday night the eve of 10 Kislev, to hear about the most affordable and viable residential areas for newcomers to consider throughout Israel.
500 new immigrants gather to learn about housing opportunities
Israel Communities Fair, a first of its kind, brings representatives from over 40 communities to help Olim find their dream neighborhood.
2017 Baltimore Aliyah Fair
This is your chance to have ALL your Aliyah questions answered under one roof! Meet with Israeli professionals, attend informational sessions, and get step-by-step guidance from the experts.
Nefesh B'Nefesh holds Thanksgiving event at Jerusalem's shuk
Jerusalem Olim come together to network, eat turkey and drink beer in honor of US holiday.
Rank and File: A Blue and White Turkey Day in Israel
English-language music at the Kinneret; Nefesh B’Nefesh awards English-speaking immigrants
Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah fair Nov. 30
Nefesh B’Nefesh will hold its Cleveland area aliyah fair from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Mandel Jewish Community Center, 26001 S. Woodland Road in Beachwood.
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Hold NYC Event
The event, a first of its kind, examined the countless opportunities for Olim looking to move to Israel’s periphery and Jerusalem.
Nefesh B'Nefesh holds multiple aliyah fairs across North America
NBN holds fairs in Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, South Florida, and Atlanta, providing information to those looking to explore aliyah.
Will Israel's Hi-Tech scene bring Jews home?
Nefesh B'Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth L'Israel event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel's north, south, and in Jerusalem.
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Launch ‘Go Beyond’ Initiative
In partnership with Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, Nefesh B’Nefesh now offers expanded aliyah services to Olim who choose to move to Israel’s North, South and capital.
New ‘Go Beyond’ initiative offers aliyah benefits to new immigrants
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael are launching a new joint initiative, “Go Beyond,” nbn.org.il/go-beyond, to boost efforts in developing Israel’s periphery.
Aliyah event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel
Nefesh B'Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel's north, south and in Jerusalem
Aliyah event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel’s north, south and in Jerusalem
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) announces joint initiative, “Go Beyond”
Nefesh B'Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) announced the launch of a joint initiative titled “Go Beyond.” The project aims to assist new olim in maximizing the opportunities offered in the country’s northern and southern frontiers, and Jerusalem, by investing in its infrastructure and people.
Rank and File: Dan Shapiro to Lecture on His Diplomat Past, Future in Israel
Family values organization lobbies for legislation for funding pre-marriage education ■ Nefesh B'Nefesh, Jewish National Fund launch joint initiative aimed at providing extra assistance to new immigrants
Nefesh B’Nefesh and KKL Launch Multi-Million Dollar ‘Go Beyond’ Initiative
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) have launched a new joint initiative titled “Go Beyond.” The project aims to assist new Olim in maximizing the countless opportunities offered in the country’s northern and southern frontiers, as well as Jerusalem, by investing in its infrastructure and people.
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Launch Multi-Million Dollar “Go Beyond” Initiative to Develop Israel’s North, South and Jerusalem Through Aliyah
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) announced today the launch of a new joint initiative titled “Go Beyond” www.nbn.org.il/go-beyond.
‘Go Beyond’ push launched by Nefesh B'Nefesh
Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) this week launched “Go Beyond” in a fresh push to develop Israel’s periphery by directing new olim toward opportunities in the country’s northern and southern frontiers.
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Launch Multi-Million Dollar “Go Beyond” Initiative
In partnership with Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, Nefesh B’Nefesh now offers expanded Aliyah services to Olim who choose to move to Israel’s North, South and capital
Nefesh B'Nefesh and KKL Launch Multi-Million Dollar 'Go Beyond' Initiative
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) announced today the launch of a new joint initiative titled “Go Beyond” www.nbn.org.il/go-beyond.
Nefesh B'Nefesh and KKL to develop 'periphery' through aliyah
Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael launch new initiative to assist new Olim who move to Israel's south, north and Jerusalem.
Extraordinary Immigrants to be Recognized by Nefesh B'Nefesh
This is the 5th year the prizes have been distributed to immigrants who have contributed remarkably to the State of Israel.
49 North Americans Make Aliyah With Nefesh B’Nefesh Days Before ‘Yom HaAliyah’
Tel Aviv, Israel—As Yom HaAliyah (Aliyah Day), on Friday, October 27, approached, 49 North Americans immigrated to Israel from the US and Canada on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group aliyah flight in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and JNF-USA.
Nominations Now Open For Nefesh B'Nefesh Annual Prize Recognizing Exceptional English-Speaking Olim
The nomination period for the 2018 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize has officially opened today, October 30th. The awards will be given to seven extraordinary English-speaking Olim (immigrants) who have made a major impact on developing the State of Israel.
Nominate Exceptional Olim from English Speaking Countries for Nefesh B’nefesh Annual Prize
The nomination period for the 2018 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion (Builders of Zion) Prize has officially opened on Monday, October 30, with the awards eventually going to seven extraordinary English speaking Olim (immigrants) who have made a major contribution to the State of Israel.
In Tel Aviv, a free co-working space becomes a hub for new immigrants
Los Angeles native Alona Metz is a breast cancer survivor who has made it her life’s mission to help other English-speaking women in Israel affected by cancer.
For Israel Aliyah Week, 227 New Immigrants Arrive in Israel and Celebrate the Occasion in New Home
Two hundred and twenty seven new immigrants (olim) from Belarus, France, Russia and Ukraine came to Israel on multiple flights during Israel Aliyah Week with the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (IFCJ), with 174 of the new olim who arrived on the Tuesday (24.10) as Yom HaAliyah Day was celebrated at the Knesset.
Rank and File: 49 North American Immigrants Arrive in Israel Ahead of Aliyah Day
Koby Mandell Foundation announces dates for its 20th Comedy for Koby tour ■ Telfed, the South African Zionist Federation (Israel), marks Balfour Declaration's centenary by recognizing one of the lesser-known figures behind the historic document
In Tel Aviv, a free co-working space becomes a hub for new immigrants
Los Angeles native Alona Metz is a breast cancer survivor who has made it her life’s mission to help other English-speaking women in Israel affected by cancer.
Ahead Of Yom Aliyah, 49 North Americans Take NBN Flight
On Tuesday this week, 49 North Americans immigrated to Israel from the U.S. and Canada on a group aliyah flight sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL), and JNF-USA.
PHOTOS: 49 North Americans Make Aliyah With Nefesh B’Nefesh Days Before ‘Yom HaAliyah’
As Yom HaAliyah (Aliyah Day) approaches this coming Friday, October 27, forty-nine North Americans immigrated to Israel on Tuesday morning 4 Cheshvan from the US and Canada on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and JNF-USA.
49 North Americans Make Aliyah With Nefesh B’Nefesh Days Before ‘Yom HaAliyah’
As Yom HaAliyah (Aliyah Day) approaches this coming Friday, October 27, 49 North Americans immigrated to Israel this morning from the US and Canada on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and JNF-USA.
49 North Americans Move to Israel Ahead of Aliya Day
“It is particularly inspiring to welcome today’s group flight as the country recognizes the influence all olim have on our country,” NBN CEO says.
The Initiative for Zionist Innovation (IZI)
I met with my mefaked shortly after my tzav rishon — my first call up to the IDF draft office. He asked me what I thought he could do to help Lone Soldiers.
You’ve Made Aliyah. Now What?
Israeli agencies offer programs to help newcomers settle in, but some worry that the country needs to offer more support to prevent them from leaving
First Group of Paramedic Physician Assistants to Graduate Course Today
The immigrant PAs do not have to take a Hebrew-language test, which immigrant nurses have to do, but their Hebrew should be adequate to communicate with patients and colleagues.
How a Norwegian-American immigrant is helping calm Israelis’ nerves
Like many Israelis, David Ross starts his morning with a strong cup of Turkish coffee with cardamom.
Upon Aliyah, Englewood’s Rabbi Shmuel Goldin Joins NBN as Senior Scholar
Rabbi Shmuel Goldin, a beloved figure among Jewish leadership in North America and the spiritual leader over the past 33 years of the vibrant Congregation Ahavath Torah in Englewood, made aliyah with his wife this week, through the assistance of Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Launches ‘Initiative for Zionist Innovation’
Nefesh B’Nefesh is launching its “Initiative for Zionist Innovation” in cooperation with Keren Kayemeth Le’Israel and Avram and Sharon Blumenthal and Family.
Nefesh B’Nefesh launches initiative to support entrepreneurial immigrants
Aliya organization Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) announced Sunday that it had launched an “Initiative for Zionist Innovation” to support new immigrants, or olim, seeking to create social change or pursue business innovation “in the spirit of Zionism.”
Israeli Org Launches Program to Encourage Entrepreneurial Immigrants
The new program enables immigrants to take their creative ideas about Israel and Zionism and transform them into reality.
‘Initiative for Zionist Innovation’ to Encourage Entrepreneurial Olim
Nefesh B’Nefesh is launching its “Initiative for Zionist Innovation” (IZI) to support Olim committed to impacting social change or pursue business innovation in the spirit of Zionism.
Nefesh B'Nefesh launches 'Initiative for Zionist Innovation'
NBN seeks the next generation of business leaders and innovators 'to change the face of Zionism and Israel.'
Nefesh B’Nefesh sets up grants to boost ‘Zionist innovation’
Money available for new immigrants with 'creative ideas' in business and social innovation that can impact Israeli society
Nefesh B'Nefesh Launches Initiative to Support Entrepreneurial Immigrants
The opportunity is open to olim from North American and UK, who have immigrated to Israel through the aliya organization.
Moving Flavors Around
Brian Finkel is introducing people American consumers to the popular Middle Eastern condiment Silan, or date honey.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Helps 233 Make Aliyah
Olim embark on their journey to Israel in the hopes of establishing new lives.
El Al, Nefesh B’Nefesh fly Pittsburgher to reunite with lone soldier
Nancy Jo Aharon did not think that she would be able to make it to Israel to celebrate with her daughter, Tamar
Moving & Shaking: ‘Judd Apatow and Friends’ support the ADL, Honeymoon Israel receives grant and more
Several people from Los Angeles made aliyah to Israel in August thanks to the nonprofit Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) organization.
US Immigrant Doctors Bring a Dose of Love and Wellness to Israel
In 2013, Nefesh B’Nefesh launched a program, together with Keren Kayemeth L’Israel and JNF-USA, to draw new immigrants to southern Israel.
Nefesh B’Nefesh: High Costs of Jewish Education Main Reason for Orthodox Aliyah
The astronomical costs of private Jewish education in the US is the main motivator behind the decision to make Aliyah for American Jews, according to Zev Gershinsky, Executive Vice President of Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Spotlight on the community, August 2017
Sunnyvale twins Eli and Ari Berman were among some 70 young men and women who moved to Israel last week to join the Israel Defense Forces.
WATCH: Feel the Joy of 200 American Jews Moving to Israel!
Witness the excitement and emotions of 200 new immigrants from the US and Canada arriving at Ben Gurion Airport as new Israeli citizens!
Watch: Jpost Follows Olim on Their Journey to Israel
The Jerusalem Post' documented three sets of olim before, during and after their immigration to Israel.
How Aliyah Has Changed: More Non-Orthodox Singles, Smaller Orthodox Families
Aliyah by the 18-to-35 set on the rise.
Watch: 233 people change their lives forever.
Special: Web star Meir Kay's vlog from the recent Nefesh B'Nefesh flight of 233 new immigrants.
Lone Soldiers Land in Israel to Serve "First Jewish Army in 2,000 Years"
In a strong show of faith and solidarity with Israel, Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization founded in 2002 to make immigration to Israel easier, is celebrating bringing approximately 2,000 immigrants to the Holy Land in the summer of 2017.
Rank and File: 'Pygmalion' in Jerusalem and Interviewing the 'Youth of 1948'
NEW IMMIGRANTS TOUCH DOWN: The latest group flight of 233 immigrants from North America touched down at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday, among them 70 young adults planning to join the Israel Defense Forces.
NBN takes future soldiers to Israel
Ambassador Freedman’s daughter also on flight
Prophecy Fulfilled: N. American Jews Immigrate to Israel
Despite troubles in the Middle East, Aliyah – immigration to Israel – continues as Jewish people from around the world return home.
Special: From tears of departure to joy of arrival
Watch: Arutz Sheva accompanied Nefesh B'Nefesh immigrants from the emotional parting at JFK to the burst of joy upon landing in Israel.
Forty Years Ago...
...We were prepared to run to make aliya
233 US and Canadian Olim Land in Israel with Nefesh B’Nefesh
About 70 young men and women who landed in Ben Gurion Airport that morning will be enlisted to various IDF units, joining the 3000 other immigrant lone soldiers currently serving in the IDF.
Grapevine: Immigrants with Diplomatic Connections
A diplomatic daughter arrives in Israel - as a new immigrant.
WATCH: Daughter of US Ambassador to Israel Makes Aliyah
Talia Friedman, daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, was among the 233 new North American immigrants to arrive in Israel Tuesday.
233 American Jews Arrive on Immigration Flight to Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of American Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, was one of 233 American Jews who immigrated to Israel Tuesday.
Jews Returning to Israel Love Their Heritage, America
On Wednesday, a chartered El Al airplane landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport full of passengers who were given free one way tickets. 233 American Jews had emigrated from the United States in what is now an annual summer ritual sponsored by an organization called "Nefesh B’Nefesh."
US ambassador David Friedman's daughter makes aliyah
Talia Friedman, 24, daughter of U.S. envoy to Israel, is among group of 233 North American immigrants who landed in Israel on Tuesday
Your Investments: 25 Years in Israel, Financial Tips for New Olim
I can’t tell you how often I have met North American olim who neglected their finances and are now paying the price.
PHOTOS: 233 New North American Olim Arrive On Aliyah Charter Flight, Including 70 Future Lone Soldiers
Amongst the Olim welcomed at Ben Gurion Airport were 26 physicians and medical professionals and 32 new residents of Israel’s periphery
Daughter of US envoy, David Friedman, immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel. A 23-year-old nurse, Talia Friedman officially became an Israeli citizen at Ben-Gurion Airport Tuesday morning along with 233 other North Americans who arrived on a flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah group.
Watch: Daughter of U.S.Envoy David Friedman Immigrates to Israel
The daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman officially became an Israeli citizen on Tuesday, arriving with 233 North American immigrants to Ben Gurion Airport where she was greeted by her emotional father.
US Ambassador’s Daughter Arrives on Aliyah!
The daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David M. Friedman landed Tuesday at Ben Gurion International Airport as a new immigrant to Israel, an “olah chadashah.”
There's so much room to innovate and initiate'
California family moving to Israel finds surprising reasons to 'go south.'
Future Soldiers Leave ‘Comfort’ of North America to Defend Israel
Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this week, arriving on an El Al flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah agency.
California family moving to Israel finds surprising reasons to go south
BEERSHEBA, Israel — When Emily Katz first immigrated to Israel in 1999, she was 23 and life was easy.
The day you woke up and came home
Seeventy years ago my father arrived in Israel. He was a young Holocaust survivor.
Daughter of US Ambassador to Israel Makes Aliyah
Talia Friedman, daughter of US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, was among the 233 new North American immigrants to arrive in Israel on Tuesday.
233 North American Olim including 70 Future Soldiers Arrive Tuesday
With the second Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight of the summer, Israel is gaining several medical professionals, future Lone Soldiers, and individuals committed to reinvigorating the country’s periphery, along with hundreds of other dynamic Olim (new immigrants).
US Ambassador’s daughter moves to Israel
The daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman has moved permanently to Israel along with 232 other American Jews, according to Ynet News.
Talia Friedman, daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman, immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, daughter of the US Ambassador to Israel, was among the 233 North Americans who immigrated to Israel today with Nefesh B'Nefesh. Her father, David Friedman, welcomed her upon her arrival in Tel Aviv: “We’re so proud of our daughter Talia. She always wanted to live in Israel, and she’s realizing her dream."
Daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel.
Daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel.
233 NORTH AMERICAN NEW IMMIGRANTS INCLUDING 70 FUTURE SOLDIERS ARRIVE TUESDAY
With the second Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight of the summer, Israel is gaining several medical professionals, future Lone Soldiers, and individuals committed to reinvigorating the country’s periphery, along with hundreds of other dynamic Olim (new immigrants).
Daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman Makes Aliyah to Israel
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman’s daughter made Aliyah to Israel on Tuesday, along with 232 other immigrants from North America brought on a special flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Daughter of US Ambassador to Israel Makes 'Aliyah'
The daughter of David Friedman, president Trump's ambassador to Israel, arrived in a flight to immigrate to Israel on Tuesday.
Future soldiers leave ‘comfort’ of North America to defend Israel
Dozens of future IDF soldiers from North America immigrated to Israel this week, arriving on an El Al Airlines flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah agency, hoping to do their part in supporting the Jewish state by joining the Israeli military.
Daughter Of US Ambassador To Israel David Friedman Immigrates To Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel.
Daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman Immigrates To Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel.
Daughter of US envoy, David Friedman, immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel.
Daughter of US envoy, David Friedman, immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel.
Daughter of US ambassador to Israel makes aliyah
Talia Friedman, daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, was among the 233 new North American immigrants to arrive in Israel Tuesday.
Lapid: You are part of a great idea - the Zionist idea
Chairman Yair Lapid of the Yesh Atid party met and greeted new immigrants from Tuesday morning's Nefesh B'Nefesh flight at Ben-Gurion Airport and congratulated them on the decision to immigrate to Israel and be part of the Zionist idea.
Daughter Of US Ambassador Friedman Immigrates To Israel
Talia Friedman, daughter of US Ambassador to Israel, officially immigrates to Israel on Tuesday morning; Ambassador Friedman: 'She is fulfilling her dream and the whole family is proud of her.'
Daughter of US ambassador to Israel makes aliyah
Talia Friedman, daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, was among the 233 new North American immigrants to arrive in Israel Tuesday.
Daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman immigrates to Israel
Talia Freidman, daughter of US Ambassador to the United States David Friedman, will officially immigrate to Israel on Tuesday, taking up Israeli citizenship along with 233 new immigrants who boarded a plane chartered by the Jewish immigration organization Nefesh B’Nefesh, the Times of Israel reported.
New immigrants to Israel feted as miracles, and a threat to Iran
233 US olim make their way to their ancestral homeland on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight, among them 68 future IDF soldiers… and an ambassador’s daughter
New immigrants to Israel feted as miracles, and a threat to Iran
233 US olim make their way to their ancestral homeland on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight, among them 68 future IDF soldiers… and an ambassador’s daughter
Daughter of Ambassador Friedman immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, daughter of US Ambassador to Israel, officially immigrates to Israel on Tuesday morning; Ambassador Friedman: 'She is fulfilling her dream and the whole family is proud of her.'
Talia Friedman, daughter of US envoy, is the newest Israeli
23-year-old nurse arrives in Tel Aviv together with 232 other new immigrants; ‘she’s realizing her dream,’ ambassador says
NSN and NBN Together for Aliyah Flight Broadcast!
Excitement was in the air as Nachum Segal presented today’s entire JM in the AM from the Nefesh B’Nefesh Charter Flight. He interviewed NBN representatives and Olim. It was a very inspiring JM in the AM.
Watch: Hundred of North American Jews Become Israeli Citizens
The Jerusalem Post together with Nefesh B'Nefesh and partner organizations are on hand at Ben Gurion Airport to welcome the olim to their new home.
Ambassador David Friedman's Daughter Immigrates to Israel
Talia Friedman, the daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, immigrated to Israel.
Watch: New olim arrive in Israel
Watch as 233 new immigrants, including 70 lone soldiers, touch down in their new home, Israel.
Daughter of US Ambassador to Israel Makes Aliya
US envoy to Israel David Friedman met his daughter Talia on Monday as she got off the plane with 232 other Jewish-Americans who immigrated to Israel.
Watch: Ambassador Friedman's daughter makes Aliyah
Talia Friedman, a nurse and daughter of the US Ambassador to Israel, joined 232 other immigrants in making Aliyah to Israel Tuesday.
Daughter of US Ambassador David Friedman makes aliyah
Talia Friedman, a nurse in her 20s, arrives in Tel Aviv on Tuesday morning; will also keep her American citizenship
New Immigrants On The Way: 70 To Join IDF
Over 200 new immigrants to fly from NY to Israel, including dozens of lone soldiers.
Israeli Consul General to NY meets immigrants flying to Israel
Dani Dayan says 'Ingathering of exiles' is the most important task of Zionism.
Watch: Olim Prepare for Israel Flight With Song
Nefesh B'Nefesh Flight with 233 immigrants from North America to arrive in Israel Tuesday Morning.
New immigrants on the way: 70 to join IDF
Over 200 new immigrants to fly from NY to Israel, including dozens of lone soldiers.
233 North American Jews From Over 20 States To Become Israeli Citizens
More than a quarter of the new immigrants have volunteered to serve in the IDF.
Family Fulfills Dream of Moving to Israel
For Reeni (Friedbauer) and Dr. Daniel Pollack, “all roads have led to Israel.”
Making aliyah real
Meet the new immigrants to Israel brought home by Nefesh B'Nefesh. Judy Simon shares stories of veteran immigrants.
2017 Is Summer of Return as 233 'Exiles' Make Way Home
Hundreds of new North American immigrants are set to arrive in Israel next week aboard an El Al Airlines flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah (immigration to Israel) agency.
North American Olim, Including 68 Future Lone Soldiers, to Make Aliyah on Monday
On Monday, August 14, 233 North Americans will board an El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh and immigrate to Israel together from JFK Airport.
300 Jewish teens to immigrate to Israel and join the IDF as lone soldiers come November
About 300 members of Garin Tzabar of the Israeli Scouts Movement are expected to immigrate to Israel to join the IDF in November and serve as lone soldiers.
233 North American immigrants to arrive in Israel, including 68 future soldiers
Hundreds of new North American immigrants are set to arrive in Israel next week aboard an El Al Airlines flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah agency.
233 North American Immigrants To Arrive In Israel, Including 68 Future Soldiers
Hundreds of new North American immigrants are set to arrive in Israel next week aboard an El Al Airlines flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah agency.
233 North American Immigrants, Including 68 Future Soldiers, to Arrive in Israel Next Week
Hundreds of new North American immigrants are set to arrive in Israel next week aboard an El Al Airlines flight chartered by the Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah agency.
Israel to welcome 68 lone soldiers
223 North American immigrants, including 68 lone soldiers, arrive in Israel on Tuesday.
Grapevine: A Dream Come True
Thanks to organizations such as Nefesh B’Nefesh, Birthright, the Lone Soldiers Association and of course the various Zionist youth groups, the number of native English-speakers living in Israel is increasing
At 94, never too old to make aliyah
Rhoda Rosenblatt made up her mind when she left her Beachwood home of 50 years on Nov. 28, 2016, to visit her daughter on Kibbutz Shamir in northern Israel that she wasn’t coming back.
Leaving Home to Come Home
Kol HaBirah shares experiences and advice from locals who recently immigrated to Israel.
Community for July 20, 2017
The three friends from Rockville traveled on a flight chartered by Nefesh B'Nefesh.
How an Oregon-born immigrant to Israel found a job giving tours of Hamas tunnels
Capt. Libby Weiss spent most of the summer of 2014 in a Hamas tunnel, and she wouldn’t have wanted to be anywhere else.
200+ Make Aliyah
The new Israelis came from 16 states and three Canadian provinces, although no one from Georgia was on the flight.
Dr. Daniel and Reeni Pollack Take a ‘Leap of Faith’
For Reeni (Friedbauer) and Dr. Daniel Pollack, “all roads have led to Israel.”
Celebrating aliyah!
201 new immigrants, including 34 families, 78 children and 14 IDF inductees – these are the numbers from a special Nefesh B'Nefesh aliyah flight that arrived from North America this week.
Rank and File: The Jewish Plot to Kill Hitler and Modern-day Pioneers
Photography exhibit opens in Jerusalem | Over 200 new immigrants arrive in Israel from North America | Lecture to reveal account of Jewish plot to kill Hitler
An Experience and a Reunion: Nefesh B’Nefesh’s First Summer Flight
Exhausted and inspired, I landed a few hours ago on July 4, along with over 200 new olim from North America, on the first Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) charter flight of the summer.
The Road to Aliyah 2017: Drs. Yossi and Steffi Sipzner
On August 14, Dr. Yossi and Dr. Steffi Sipzner, both 33, will board a Nefesh B’Nefesh flight, together with their three children, Moriel, 10, Sammy, 8, and Gidon, 4.
12-Year-Old Yoni Taragin Prepares for Family’s Aliyah
Yoni Taragin, 12, has just completed the sixth grade, but instead of planning for another year at RYNJ, this August he will be boarding a Nefesh B’Nefesh flight.
More Than 200 Americans and Canadians Make Aliyah to Israel on July Fourth
More than 200 Americans and Canadians landed in Israel on the July Fourth holiday as part of the Jewish state’s latest group of immigrants (olim).
PHOTOS: Over 200 North American Immigrants Move To Israel July 4th On Chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah Flight
On United States’ Independence Day, July 4, an El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport carrying over 200 new Olim to Israel from sixteen US States and three Canadian provinces to begin their new lives as Israeli citizens.
More than 200 Americans and Canadians make aliyah on July Fourth
More than 200 Americans and Canadians landed in Israel on the July Fourth holiday as part of the Jewish state’s latest group of immigrants (olim).
Israel Welcomes 201 New Citizens on America’s Independence Day
More than two hundred people from North America kicked off the summer aliyah season when they made Israel their new home when they landed in the Holy Land early Tuesday morning.
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben-Gurion international airport.
Over 200 North Americans Become Israelis as First Aliya Flight of the Summer Arrives
“We need to show Israel what unity really is. Religious, nonreligious, right-wing, left-wing – who cares.”
Watch: Israel welcomes 201 new immigrants from North America
201 new immigrants landed in Israel this morning aboard a special Aliyah flight organized by the Nefesh B’Nefesh organization.
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben Gurion international airport.
Best photos of the day - July 04
A Jewish immigrant kisses the tarmac after new immigrants from Canada and USA arrived at the Israeli Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on July 4, 2017.
Mazal tov to 201 new NBN Olim! Watch the welcome ceremony
More than 200 new olim arrived this morning on a Nefesh B'Nefesh charter flight. Mazal tov! Watch the magic, and see if you know anyone.
A Newly Arrived Immigrant Poses For A Photo With Her Boyfriend
A newly arrived immigrant from America poses for a photo with her boyfriend as he welcomes her upon her arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on July 4, 2017. According to Nefesh B'Nefesh, the Israeli Immigration Authority, some 200 Jews from North America arrived in Israel on July 4.
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben-Gurion international airport.
I'm coming home,' says one of 201 new immigrants to Israel
Group that includes 34 families with 78 children and 51 singles from U.S. and Canada holds moving farewell ceremony in New York before boarding Nefesh B'Nefesh flight to Israel
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben-Gurion international airport.
201 North American Immigrants Land in Israel
Over 200 Jews from North Americans landed at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport Tuesday morning on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter Aliyah flight, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and JNF-USA.
Hundreds Celebrate 4th Of July - By Moving To Israel
On American Independence Day, July 4, an El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh arrived at Ben Gurion Airport carrying over 200 new immigrants (Olim) to Israel from sixteen U.S. States and three Canadian provinces to begin their new lives as Israeli citizens.
Watch: Hundreds celebrate the 4th of July - by moving to Israel
Arutz Sheva meets with the 201 exhausted - but excited - new immigrants to Israel from the US and Canada.
On July 4th, 200 North Americans Move to Israel
On the Fourth of July this year, 201 North Americans made Aliyah (immigrated) to Israel from the US and Canada, arriving together at Ben Gurion Airport.
Planeload of new immigrants lands in Israel
A special chartered flight carrying 200 American and Canadian Jews immigrating to Israel lands at Ben Gurion Airport.
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben Gurion international airport.
Watch: 201 North American immigrants land in Israel
Nefesh B'Nefesh brings 201 new immigrants to Israel from the United States and Canada.
Over 200 New Immigrants From North America Arrive In Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben Gurion international airport.
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben Gurion international airport.
Watch: Israel welcomes 201 new immigrants from North America
201 new immigrants landed in Israel this morning aboard a special Aliyah flight organized by the Nefesh B’Nefesh organization. “This is a dream come true,” one of them said. They were greeted by hundreds of friends, family members and soldiers who came to celebrate this joyous occasion with them.
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel from North America arrived at Ben Gurion international airport.
More Than 200 North American Immigrants to Arrive in Israel on July 4
America’s Independence Day will be marked by immigration in Israel, with more than 200 North Americans arriving in the Jewish state July 4 on a flight chartered by the aliyah agency Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN).
Over 200 North Americans Set To Move To Israel Together On Chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah Flight
ver 200 North Americans will emigrate from the US and Canada and move to Israel together on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter Aliyah flight, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and JNF-USA. The flight will arrive at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday, 10 Tammuz, with a diverse group of new Olim arriving through Nefesh B’Nefesh.
South Floridians making aliyah to Israel
Two aspiring Israel Defense Forces soldiers, a student from Miami, a widow and her daughter from Hallandale Beach, a family of six from Hollywood and a family of four from Miami are among South Floridians making aliyah to Israel, courtesy of the Nefesh B'Nefesh organization.
More Than 200 North American Immigrants to Arrive in Israel on Fourth of July
America’s Independence Day will be marked by immigration in Israel, with more than 200 North Americans arriving in the Jewish state on July 4 on a flight chartered by the aliyah agency Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN).
More than 200 North American immigrants to arrive in Israel July 4
America’s Independence Day will be marked by immigration in Israel, with more than 200 North Americans arriving in the Jewish state July 4 on a flight chartered by the aliyah agency Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN).
From the Rising Ashes
An enormous fire in Moshav Beit Meir, left artist Yoram Raanan determined to resume his work with ever greater vim, and to rebuild his work space.
English-Speaking Immigrants to Israel Honored at Knesset Ceremony
Nine immigrants from English-speaking countries were honored at a Knesset ceremony on Monday for their contributions to the State of Israel.
Libby Weiss Awarded Bonei Zion Prize
Portland native Libby Weiss received the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize June 26. The Bonei Zion Award recognizes immigrants that have made an extraordinary impact on the state and on Israeli society.
English-speaking immigrants honored at Israeli Knesset ceremony
Nine immigrants from English-speaking countries were honored at a Knesset ceremony Monday for their contributions to the state of Israel.
Prof. Shalvi at 90: 'Advancing Women to Transform Society'
"Herzl was right: ‘If you will it, it is no dream.’"
Knesset honors Israel’s outstanding Anglos
Former Israeli Knesset member Rabbi Dov Lipman addressed Lower Merion Synagogue on “Behind the Scenes in the Knesset: My Life in Israel” on May 8, telling about his life and transformation from immigrant to politician.
Israel Minister Hanegbi: Aliya is Israel's Strongest Weapon
At a ceremony honoring nine English-speaking immigrants to Israel who were awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh’s annual Bonei Zion Prize, Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said aliya is Israel’s strongest weapon.
Knesset honors Israel’s outstanding Anglos
Nefesh B’Nefesh-led Bonei Zion prize focuses on recipients’ contributions to the country
WATCH: Saluting North American, British Immigrants Who Make a Difference
The founder and director of the premier organization for Aliyah salutes English-speaking immigrants and describes, in his view, the two basic types.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Honors 2017 Bonei Zion Prize Recipients at Knesset Ceremony
The Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize is awarded to inspirational English-speaking Olim who have significantly contributed to the State of Israel
Saluting Anglo immigrants for contributing to Israel
Nefesh B’Nefesh awards immigrants from English-speaking countries for making a 'major impact' on the Jewish State.
Speaking up for Israel’s women
Dr Alice Shalvi is being honoured next week for her contribution to Israeli society. Could she have done as much if she'd stayed in the UK?
Metro Residents Continue To Spur Aliyah Wave To Israel
Recent aliyah events sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) and the Jewish Agency have spurred over 1,500 people from the tri-state, New York-New Jersey-Connecticut region to express a serious interest in making aliyah to Israel during the next year.
Nefesh B’Nefesh To Honor Bonei Zion Prize Recipients At Knesset
The Nefesh B’Nefesh Sylvan Adams Bonei Zion Prize is be awarded to inspirational English-speaking Olim who have significantly contributed to the State of Israel
After realizing 45-year dream of aliyah, couple is surprised by what they find
When Joel Zacks and Linda Ginns each first visited Israel, on separate pre-college tours, they fell in love with the country.
Nefesh B’Nefesh To Honor Bonei Zion Prize Recipients At Knesset
he Nefesh B’Nefesh Sylvan Adams Bonei Zion Prize is be awarded to inspirational English-speaking Olim who have significantly contributed to the State of Israel
Nefesh B’Nefesh To Honor Bonei Zion Prize Recipients At Knesset
The Nefesh B’Nefesh Sylvan Adams Bonei Zion Prize is be awarded to inspirational English-speaking Olim who have significantly contributed to the State of Israel
Nefesh B’Nefesh Announces 2017 Bonei Zion Prize Recipients
Annual prize is awarded to English-speaking Olim who have greatly contributed to the State of Israel
A Woman of Valor
Getting to know Beth Steinberg, a winner of the 2017 Bonei Zion Prize.
Metro Residents Continue to Spur Aliyah Wave to Israel
Recent aliyah events sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) and the Jewish Agency have spurred over 1,500 people from the tri-state, NY-NJ-Connecticut region to express a serious interest in making aliyah to Israel during the next year.
News Briefs, the Week of May 25, 2017
Philadelphia Native Honored by Nefesh B’Nefesh
Americans add new tastes to the Israeli palate
These 5 American immigrants are spicing up Jerusalem’s food scene
Sinai Says: Israel Lacrosse Gets Boost With Winning Bid To Host Worlds
“We are an amateur sport so I’m not allowed to pay them to play, but I can pay them to coach and we need coaches."
These 5 American immigrants are spicing up Jerusalem’s food scene
There’s something delicious afoot in Jerusalem, a city long known not only for its interwoven layers of history and religion, but winding souks perfumed by fragrant spices, sun-ripened fruit and sizzling oil.
Rank and File: Second Annual Poetry and Storytelling Grand Slam at Tel Aviv's Abraham Hostel
Nefesh B’Nefesh announces seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries who have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Bonei Zion Prize
Arrivals: Time for Secular Aliya
‘The Orthodox will stay together. The secular Jews are the ones assimilating away’
87-Year-Old Walter Berk Making an Aliyah Pitch to Help Israel
Walter Berk subscribes to the words of Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige: “Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.”
Lower Merion Synagogue Hosts Former Knesset Member
Former Israeli Knesset member Rabbi Dov Lipman addressed Lower Merion Synagogue on “Behind the Scenes in the Knesset: My Life in Israel” on May 8, telling about his life and transformation from immigrant to politician.
Nefesh B'Nefesh Recognizes Shalvi, Jaffe with Lifetime Achievement Award
Organization fetes seven other Anglo olim with 2017 Bonei Zion Prize.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Announces 2017 Bonei Zion Prize Recipients
Seven Olim from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize, recognizing Anglos who have made a major contribution to the State of Israel.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Announces 2017 Bonei Zion Prize Recipients
Seven Olim from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize, recognizing Anglos who have made a major contribution to the State of Israel.
7 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for major contributions to Israel
Seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize.
7 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for major contributions to Israel
Seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize.
7 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for major contributions to Israel
Seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize.
7 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for major contributions to Israel
Seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been recognized for making major contributions to their adopted state.
Rabbi Brovender, Gerald Steinberg, and five others honored by NBN for contribution to Israel
Seven Olim (immigrants to Israel) from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize, recognizing Anglos who have made a major contribution to the State of Israel.
7 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for major contributions to Israel
Seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been recognized for making major contributions to their adopted state.
7 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for major contributions to Israel
Seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been recognized for making major contributions to their adopted state.
7 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for major contributions to Israel
Seven immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been recognized for making major contributions to their adopted state.
7 immigrants to receive awards for contributing to Israel
Nefesh B’Nefesh to grant English-speaking winners Bonei Zion Prize at Knesset ceremony in June
Nefesh B’Nefesh Announces 2017 Bonei Zion Prize Winners
Seven Olim (immigrants to Israel) from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize, recognizing Anglos who have made a major contribution to the State of Israel.
Sharansky to talk about Russia, faith and freedom at live interview in Jerusalem
Jewish Agency chairman and former Prisoner of Zion is May 7 guest in ToI series of English events
Watch: ‘Home’ – Nefesh B’Nefesh on Yom Ha’atzmaut 2017
As Israel is set to celebrate its 69th Independence Day (Yom HaAtzmaut) on Monday night, May 1, Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) has released an emotionally charged video to accompany the joyous occasion and celebrate the millions of Jews for whom Israel is home.
After 2000 years the Jewish Dream has finally come true!
Home is where the heart is. Israel has always been the Jewish Homeland, but for centuries the dream of living here was just that, a dream. Join us in celebrating Israel’s 69th year of independence, together with the millions of Jews for whom Israel is home.
Home is where the heart is
In preparation for Israel's 69th Independence Day, Nefesh B'Nefesh has produced a moving video that seeks to convey the feeling of the Israeli home to Diaspora Jewry; the creators of the video ask people to tell share their thoughts on what a home means to them.
Aliyah group celebrates anniversary
Nefesh B'Nefesh — the international organization making it easier for North Americans to make aliyah (immigration) to Israel — recently celebrated the 15th anniversary of its founding in Boca Raton in 2002.
Auschwitz Survivor to Celebrate 100th Birthday Day after Yom Hashoah
At one point in time, it appeared certain that Livia Shacter won’t make it to her 28th birthday. Forced into a labor camp in Auschwitz at age 27, Shacter did not imagine that 73 years later she would be celebrating her 100th birthday in the Jewish state.
Adopt-A-Safta Pairs Youth Wiith At-Risk Holocaust Survivors
In an effort to alleviate that sense of isolation, the non-profit NGO Adopt-A-Safta is pairing young professionals with at-risk survivors to provide communication, affection and invaluable resources.
Natan Sharansky, Michael Oren headline new season of Time of Israel Presents
Program features former Prisoner of Zion, deputy minister, Jerusalem authors and anti-terror lawyer
Nefesh B'Nefesh Opens Tel Aviv Office
Aliyah organization Nefesh B'Nefesh (NBN) officially opened the doors to its new Tel Aviv office on Monday, with an inauguration ceremony attended by the Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv Yisrael Meir Lau.
Becoming Florence Nightingale
A new head of the Health Ministry’s Nurses Administration has taken up her post in Jerusalem.
Aliya Stories: Fighting For Peace
Hillel Schenker, 75 moved from Brooklyn, New York to Tel Aviv in 1963.
El Al preps for competition in flights to Hong Kong
In conjunction with Nefesh B'Nefesh, El Al recently announced they would be providing subsidized tickets to Israel for the parents of lone soldiers.
IDF To Begin Recruiting New Immigrants With Cyber Abilities
Garin Lotam program will begin with 30 American recruits.
Parents of lone soldiers offered subsidized tickets to Israel
El Al and Nefesh B'Nefesh offer flights at reduced cost to families who cannot afford to visit their children serving in the IDF.
Parents of lone soldiers to get cheap airfare to Israel
Nefesh B’Nefesh and El Al offer subsidized tickets to help parents attend ceremonies for sons or daughters in the IDF
El Al discounts offered to parents of ‘lone soldiers’
The parents of lone soldiers serving in the Israeli military are being offered subsidized airline tickets to the Jewish state.
NBN Offers Subsidized airfare to parents of IDF Lone Soldiers
Nefesh B’Nefesh and EL AL Israel Airlines are partnering to offer partially subsidized plane tickets between any EL AL gateway city in North America and Israel for parents of Lone Soldiers.
Nefesh B'Nefesh Fair Draws 1,000 Prospective Immigrants To Israel
Over one thousand people interested in making aliyah, or moving to Israel, attended an annual fair in New York last week to find out more about living in the Holy Land!
For gay Zionists, making Aliyah is an opportunity to link both identities together
For the first time ever, the Israel Mega Event—an annual Aliyah fair taking place in New York City—included a stand catering to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Jews; Scott Piro, who was behind the initiative, speaks about marketing the Israeli gay community to American LGBT Jews.
Immigration to Israel - because of Israel'
NBN official to Arutz Sheva: No connection between Trump administration and anti-Semitic incidents Jews' interest to Immigrate to Israel.
NYC: Nefesh B'nefesh holds largest ever Aliyah event, over 1,500 attend
Amid an apparent uptick in anti-Semitic attacks in the US, more and more Jewish American families are thinking Israel might be safer for them.
Aliya Stories: Embracing the Challenge
A teenager who makes aliya becomes a successful young adult living her dream.
More than 1,500 Jews attend New York Aliyah event
Around 350 of the participants in the Manhattan Nefesh B’ Nefesh ‘Mega Aliyah Fair’ were from the medical and high-tech background; ‘My mom won’t be surprised by my decision to make Aliyah.’
Eyeing move to Israel, some US Jews see Trump as solution, not problem
As 1,500 potential immigrants gather at unprecedentedly large fair, a mix of politics and personal factors influence their decisions to uproot to the Holy Land
Herzog: Get Ready For Mass Aliya From US Due To Anit-Semitism
Liberman: Israeli policies don't impact hatred of Jews.
NY fair for Israel move attracts record crowd
A record crowd of 1,500 attended a Nefesh B’Nefesh fair in New York for those interested in moving to Israel.
Preparing To Start A New Chapter In Israel
At 9th annual Nefesh B’Nefesh Mega event, retirees learn it’s never too late to make aliya.
Israel immigration fair attracts record crowd, organizers say
Nefesh B’Nefesh claims unprecedented interest expressed by American Jews in moving to Jewish state
NY fair for Israel move attracts record crowd
A record crowd of 1,500 attended a Nefesh B’Nefesh fair in New York for those interested in moving to Israel.
More than 1,500 people interested in living in Israel attend aliyah event
More than 1,500 people interested in moving to Israel attended a Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah fair in New York.
1,500 Jews whet their aliyah chops at NBN 'mega fair' in NYC
More than 1,500 potential olim attended New York's annual aliyah “mega event” on Sunday.
NY fair for Israel move attracts record crowd
A record crowd of 1,500 attended a Nefesh B’Nefesh fair in New York for those interested in moving to Israel.
Some 1,500 potential immigrants attend Aliyah Fair in NYC
Health Ministry works to expedite aliyah of medical professionals • "For the many people who attend, the aliyah fairs we hold every year are a turning point in their Zionist journey," says Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, co-founder of Nefesh B'Nefesh.
1,500 People Attend Aliyah Event in New York
More than 1,500 people interested in moving to Israel attended a Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah fair in New York.
Record interest in aliyah at New York event
NBN aliyah fair attracts record crowd of 1,500 attendees. 'Each and every one of you has a special place in Israel.
Good education options for parents making aliyah with children'
Head of English-speaking high school in Jerusalem says parents have no need to fear making aliyah with older children.
More than 1,500 Attend Biggest Ever Nefesh B’Nefesh Manhattan Aliyah Fair
Participants were invited to choose from more than 50 sessions, workshops and one-on-one meetings on topics ranging from home buying and education to professional licensing and health insurance.
More than 1,500 Attend Biggest Ever Nefesh B’Nefesh Manhattan Aliyah Fair
More than 1500 people interested in moving to Israel and gaining Israeli citizenship gathered at John Jay College in Manhattan on Sunday for the 9th annual Nefesh B’Nefesh Israel Mega Event to learn everything they wanted and needed to know about moving to Israel.
Nefesh B'Nefesh hosting largest ever Aliyah Fair in NYC
The Nefesh B’Nefesh organization for expediting immigration from the West to Israel will kick off its Aliyah Fair road tour next month with its annual Israel Mega Event in New York City, to take place on February 26 at John Jay College in Manhattan.
NSN Broadcasted Live From The 9th Annual Nefesh B'Nefesh Israel Mega Event in NYC
If you would like more information on Aliyah, visit the Nefesh B’Nefesh website.
9th Annual Nefesh B'Nefesh Mega Event Kicks off Sunday
Some 1500 people are expected to attend this year's Mega Event in search of answers to their aliya questions.
NBN To Host Largest Aliyah Fair In NYC
Nefesh B’Nefesh is set to kick off its Aliyah Fair road tour next month with its annual Israel Mega Event in New York City, February 26 at John Jay College (524 W. 59th St. in Manhattan). The annual event will be the largest ever of its kind, expecting some 1,500 potential olim, aimed to accommodate a record-high interest in aliyah from the U.S.
Nefesh B’Nefesh to host largest ever Aliyah Fair in NYC next week
The Nefesh B’Nefesh organization for expediting immigration from the West to Israel will kick off its Aliyah Fair road tour next month with its annual Israel Mega Event in New York City, to take place on February 26 at John Jay College in Manhattan.
Revolutionizing Aliya
An interview with Nefesh B’Nefesh co-founders Rabbi Yehoshua Fass and Tony Gelbart
Nefesh B’Nefesh to host largest ever Aliyah Fair
Nefesh B'Nefesh to host largest ever Aliyah Fair in Manhattan next week as interest in moving to Israel grows.
Nefesh B’Nefesh to host largest ever Aliyah Fair
The Nefesh B’Nefesh organization for expediting immigration from the West to Israel will kick off its Aliyah Fair road tour next month with its annual Israel Mega Event in New York City, February 26 at John Jay College in Manhattan.
Over 1,500 lone IDF soldiers gather for personal errands day
Over 40 representatives from various government departments, NGOs, agencies assist lone soldiers with all bureaucratic requirements.
Israeli civil servants muster to help 1,500 ‘lone soldiers’
Nefesh B’Nefesh organizes event to help disentangle bureaucracy for immigrants, troops
Nefesh B’Nefesh to host largest ever Aliyah Fair
The Nefesh B’Nefesh organization for expediting immigration from the West to Israel will kick off its Aliyah Fair road tour next month with its annual Israel Mega Event in New York City, February 26 at John Jay College in Manhattan.
Over 1,500 Lone Soldiers From Around The World Gather For Yom Siddurim
Over IDF 1,500 Lone Solders from 60 countries gathered yesterday in Tel Aviv for an exclusive one-stop personal errands day, Yom Siddurim, organized by the Nefesh B’Nefesh – FIDF Lone Soldiers Program.
Leaving Her Country, Studies And Religion For Immigrate To Israel And Judaism
Her grandfather pretended to be a Muslim during WWII, and her parents live as Christians, but Eva Zifkina chose to leave Ukraine and to immigrate to Israel
Israeli civil servants muster to help 1,500 ‘lone soldiers’
Dozens of Israeli civil servants gathered at a Tel Aviv event venue in an effort to resolve bureaucracy problems for 1,500 soldiers with no family in Israel.
Israeli civil servants muster to help 1,500 ‘lone soldiers’
Dozens of Israeli civil servants gathered at a Tel Aviv event venue in an effort to resolve bureaucracy problems for 1,500 soldiers with no family in Israel.
Israeli civil servants muster to help 1,500 ‘lone soldiers’
Dozens of Israeli civil servants gathered at a Tel Aviv event venue in an effort to resolve bureaucracy problems for 1,500 soldiers with no family in Israel.
Israeli civil servants muster to help 1,500 ‘lone soldiers’
Dozens of Israeli civil servants gathered at a Tel Aviv event venue in an effort to resolve bureaucracy problems for 1,500 soldiers with no family in Israel.
IDF holds special 'errands day' to assist lone soldiers with bureaucracy
About 6,000 lone soldiers serve in the IDF. The everyday tasks that seem simple to sabras can be extremely difficult and unfamiliar to them. The IDF, along with the Nefesh B'Nefesh organization and FIDF, have set out to help them.
Leaving her country, studies and religion for Israel and Judaism
Her grandfather pretended to be a Muslim during WWII, and her parents live as Christians, but Eva Zifkina chose to leave Ukraine and her pharmacy studies to immigrate to Israel and enlist in the IDF.
1,500 Lone Soldiers Gather for ‘1-Stop Personal Errands Day’
The event was organized in cooperation with the IDF, the Jewish Agency for Israel, KKL-JNF and various Israeli ministries.
Israeli civil servants report to duty to help 1,500 ‘lone soldiers’
Dozens of Israeli civil servants gathered at a Tel Aviv event venue in an effort to resolve bureaucracy problems for 1,500 soldiers with no family in Israel.
Nefesh B’Nefesh schedules mega event in Manhattan
The annual Nefesh B’Nefesh Mega Event in Manhattan will be on February 26 at John Jay College in Manhattan. An estimated 1,500 potential olim (immigrants), the largest number ever, are expected to attend the aliyah fair, where they can learn about moving to Israel and have their questions answered by professionals from all sectors of Israeli life and society.
Lone Soldiers Benefit From Bureaucratic One-Stop Shop On "Errands Day"
NBN and FIDF team up to cut through red tape for young volunteers.
Nachum Put The Spotlight On Nefesh B'Nefesh And Their Yom Sidurim For The Lone Soldiers
Nachum Put The Spotlight On Nefesh B'Nefesh And Their Yom Sidurim For The Lone Soldiers
Aliyah focus of 2 events
If aliyah’s on your bucket list, Sunday, Feb. 26, and Monday, Feb. 27, should be circled on your calendar.
Israel's valentines
Tomorrow, as millions of people will celebrate Valentine’s Day with their loved ones, a group of American Jews will gather in Newark Airport to celebrate a different kind of love.
Aliyah Stories: Branching Out In Israel
An artist specializing in fashioning sculptures from parts of palm trees takes root quickly after making aliya.
Nefesh B’Nefesh to Host Largest Ever Aliyah Fair in NYC
New York–Nefesh B’Nefesh will kick off its aliyah fair road tour next month with its annual Israel Mega Event in New York City, on February 26 at John Jay College in Manhattan
1,600 Lone Soldiers to Get Assisted Personal Errands Day in Tel Aviv Feb. 16
From driving tests and banking to taxes – and everything in between, Nefesh B’Nefesh will streamline the arduous process of maneuvering through Israeli bureaucracy for a group of about 1,600 Lone Soldiers – immigrants who come to Israel without their immediate families from all over the world and volunteer to serve in the IDF
Aliya Stories:Roll of the Dice
A Jew who had become far-removed from his Jewishness took a chance, made aliya and discovered that ‘the Jewish soul gets pulled here.’
Zoom in, 14 years on
A Nefesh B’Nefesh recent event shows how some immigrants and their Sabra children take root and branch out.
Rank and File: Shutaf Celebrates Partnership With Nefesh B’Nefesh
New immigrants dominated a competition that culminated in Demo Day; a screening hosted by Philippine Embassy at the Cinematheque Tel Aviv.
In Beit Shemesh, American-Israeli baseball fans will get their field of dreams
On an unseasonably warm Friday in early January, the tune of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” drew more than a hundred baseball fans to an empty lot in the center of Beit Shemesh, a small town nestled in the hills outside Jerusalem.
Serving Faithfully: US Religious girls in the Israeli Army
Every year, hundreds of young Jewish American women choose to leave the Orthodox homes they grew up in and make aliyah in order to defend the State of Israel. ‘It’s a great mitzvah and an honor to serve in the IDF as a religious soldier,’ one explains; ‘I wanted to be part of the huge power defending Israel,’ says another.
Aliya Stories: I just couldn’t wait seven more years
Emunah Murray, 58, made aliya from Columbus, Ohio to Ma'aleh Adumim in 2016.
Tel Aviv Is Almost All That Glitters for Wannabe Israelis
With its Mediterranean lifestyle, vibrant nightlife and opportunities at cool new startups, the city is the No. 1 go-to place for new immigrants.
Former Knesset member to discuss making aliyah
read more: http://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.762919
Why Tel Aviv is Israel’s new ‘aliyah capital’
New immigrants flocking to beach city say its startup scene and liberal, cosmopolitan lifestyle among biggest draws
20 lone soldiers from America land in Israel to become 'present-day Maccabees'
Enlistees are part of 72-strong Nefesh B’Nefesh group flight
20 Lone Soldiers Make Aliyah on Hanukkah
72 Olim landed at Ben Gurion Airport this morning, including 20 future Lone Soldiers - ‘present-day Maccabees.’
Modern-day heroes: Maccabees in our time
These heroes are just a few of the many individuals living in Israel who are continuously using their strengths to the benefit of the people around them and their wider communities in Israel.
Rank and File: Workshop Provides New Tools for Israel's Gap Year Educators
Talking tech with new immigrants.
West Orange Hosts Nefesh B’Nefesh Dialogue for Retirees
Retirees from the West Orange community gathered at a private home last week to meet with a Nefesh B’Nefesh representative and discuss issues specific to aliyah for this demographic.
Nefesh B'Nefesh helps Olim navigate the tech ecosystem of Start-up Nation
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Nefesh B'Nefesh's First "Tech Talks" Spotlights the Success of Olim in the Startup Nation
The event provided Olim with the opportunity to network and hear from some of Israel’s leading voices in the tech world.
NSN's Aliyah Focus: Nachum and Nefesh B'Nefesh's Marc Rosenberg Discussed Retiree Aliyah
Nachum welcomed Marc Rosenberg, Director of Pre-Aliyah at Nefesh B’Nefesh to discuss upcoming events focusing on retiree Aliyah.
I'm most thankful for my fellow Israeli citizens
With the holiday season now upon us, it is important to take a step back and reflect.
Nefesh B'Nefesh hosts Thanksgiving dinner in Tel Aviv
Nefesh B'Nefesh's 11th annual My Big Fat TLV Thanksgiving hosted olim, lone soldiers, visitors from abroad and Israelis from around the country.
‘This is a country of miracles and magic.’
On Thanksgiving, Nefesh B’Nefesh olim are thankful for being in Israel
Turkey Day
The immigrant support organization Nefesh B’Nefesh is hosting its 11th annual My Big Fat TLV Thanksgiving in Tel Aviv, Thursday AT 7 P.M.
Nefesh B'Nefesh will open two new centers
Agency responds to meet immigrants’ needs in Tel Aviv and northern area
Nefesh B'Nefesh opens prize nominations
The nomination period for the 2017 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B'Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize has officially opened.
Aliyah agency strives to meet immigrants' rising needs with 2 new centers
Responding to rising demand for post-immigration services for English-speaking immigrants to Israel, the Nefesh B’Nefesh nonprofit will open two new aliyah centers in January 2017.
On Veterans Day, American Immigrants Reflect on New Lives in Israel
For two American Jews who immigrated to Israel last summer, their first Veterans Day in the Jewish state presents an opportunity to reflect on how the skills they learned while serving in the United States military is already coloring their lives in Israeli society.
Nefesh B'Nefesh opens new centers
Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization dedicated to helping Diaspora Jews make aliyah, will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants
Nominations open for $10,000 prize recognizing top English-speaking Israeli immigrants
Nominations have opened for a prize recognizing outstanding Israeli immigrants from English-speaking countries.
Veterans Day: past military service colors American immigrants' Israel experience
For two American Jews who immigrated to Israel last summer, their first Veterans Day in the Jewish state presents an opportunity to reflect on how the skills they learned while serving in the United States military is already coloring their lives in Israeli society.
Jerusalem - For First Time Ever, Israel Marks Aliya Day
Jerusalem - For the first time ever Israel will mark Aliya Day on Tuesday, a new national holiday celebrating immigration.
For first time ever, Israel marks Aliya Day
Israel will observe Aliya Day, a national holiday celebrating immigration, for the first time on Tuesday.
Nominations open in prize for outstanding English-speaking Israeli immigrants
Nominations have opened for a prize recognizing outstanding Israeli immigrants from English-speaking countries.
Nominations open in prize for outstanding English-speaking Israeli immigrants
Nominations have opened for a prize recognizing outstanding Israeli immigrants from English-speaking countries.
Nominations open for $10,000 prize recognizing top English-speaking Israeli immigrants
Nominations have opened for a prize recognizing outstanding Israeli immigrants from English-speaking countries.
Nominations open for $10,000 prize recognizing top English-speaking Israeli immigrants
Nominations have opened for a prize recognizing outstanding Israeli immigrants from English-speaking countries.
Nefesh B'Nefesh opens 2 new centers
Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization dedicated to helping Diaspora Jews make aliyah, will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants.
Metro Grapevine: Post-aliya
In response to the growth of immigrant communities throughout the country, two new Nefesh B'Nefesh post-aliya centers will be inaugurated in Karmiel and Tel Aviv.
Two Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah Centers To Open In Carmiel And Tel Aviv
Integrated into its 14-year model of service, Nefesh B’Nefesh announced its most comprehensive post-Aliyah programming to date to help new arrivals acclimate, integrate and thrive in Israel. - See more at: http://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/headlines-breaking-stories/480618/two-nefesh-bnefesh-aliyah-centers-to-open-in-carmiel-and-tel-aviv.html#sthash.15sQCXZI.dpuf
Nefesh B'Nefesh opens two new centres, expands post-aliyah programming
Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization dedicated to helping Diaspora Jews make aliyah, will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants.
Nefesh B'Nefesh expands post-aliyah programming
Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization dedicated to helping Diaspora Jews make aliyah, will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants.
Nefesh B'Nefesh opens 2 new centers, expands post-aliyah programming
Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization dedicated to helping Diaspora Jews make aliyah, will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants.
Nefesh B'Nefesh opens 2 new centers, expands post-aliyah programming
Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization dedicated to helping Diaspora Jews make aliyah, will open two new centers in Israel to help new immigrants.
Two olim centers planned
Two guidance centers to help olim ease into their new lives in Israel will open in Karmiel and Tel Aviv next year, Nefesh B'Nefesh announced Monday.
Two olim centers planned
Two guidance centers to help olim ease into their new lives in Israel will open in Karmiel and Tel Aviv next year. Nefesh B'Nefesh announced Monday.
Aliya guidance centers to open in Tel Aviv, Karmiel
Two guidance centers to help immigrants ease into their new lives in Israel will open in Karmiel and Tel Aviv next year, Nefesh B'Nefesh announced Monday.
Nefesh B'Nefesh - Easing the Process
Having celebrated its 50,000th oleh this summer, Nefesh B’Nefesh believes that arriving in Israel is only the beginning of the journey, which is why it supports immigrants while they adjust to their new lives through a holistic approach to Aliyah.
My musical aliyah from Milwaukee
On July 18, I made aliyah (immigrating to Israel) from Milwaukee as part of a chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh aliyah flight bringing 218 North Americans to Israel and I can say I have never been this excited about anything in my life.
Dov Lipman - talks about making aliyah, fighting extremism, empowering himself
There are many reasons to move to Israel, Rabbi Dov Lipman says; he’s touring the United States, the land of his birth, to enumerate them.
An American Who Went Home to Israel: Rabbi Dov Lipman
Early into his address “Behind the Scenes in the Knesset: My Life in Israel,” it became apparent that those who came to hear Rabbi Dov Lipman speak would be in for a treat.
Let's make friends! Dov Lipman: Don't ignore critics, or our kids
We may not be able to flip Israel’s haters, but there are plenty of “intellectually honest” people who can be persuaded of the truth of Israel’s cause, Rabbi Dov Lipman, the first U.S.-born member of Knesset in 30 years, told a Nefesh B’Nefesh gathering in Jamaica Estates last week.
Running toward Zionism
Dov Lipman talks about making aliyah, fighting extremism, empowering himself
Former MK Lipman call on American Orthodox community to teach and speak about Aliyah
Former Knesset member Dov Lipman (Yesh Atid) has called on the American Orthodox community to change course regarding its attitude towards Aliyah.
Two Stevenson High School graduates moved, joined the Israeli army
Once a Buffalo Grove resident, Arielle Shemesh realizes she has chosen a unique path compared to most of her Stevenson High School classmates she graduated with back in June.
Former MK Rabbi Dov Lipman to Speak at Beth Aaron
US-born rabbi and former member of Israel's Knesset to share his personal journey from an anonymous immigrant to Israel to Israeli politician.
Daily Herald: Suburban HS Grads Serving in Israeli Armed Forces
Suburban HS Grads Serving in Israeli Armed Forces
Suburban teens' journey from Buffalo Grove to the Israeli army
While most of their former classmates are adapting to life on leafy college campuses, two recent Stevenson High School graduates from Buffalo Grove are in Israel preparing for a minimum two-year commitment to the Israeli armed forces.
Miracle Return of Jews Continues
Here the story of new Oleh, Natan (Neil Brinn) and his family
2 Buffalo Grove Residents Among Those Starting New Lives In Israel
Buffalo Grove residents Arielle Shemesh, 18, and May Sraibman, 17, were among 233 North American immigrants who moved to Israel this month on a chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh flight
Dozens of new olim follow siblings to join IDF
Sylvia Azoulay, 22, from Merrick, was among a group of 75 future IDF soldiers who made aliyah through Nefesh B’Nefesh on Aug. 17.
Fifty Years Later, Israel Different but Still the Same
Jon Mark's personal experience visiting Israel after a 50 year absence
‘Welcome Home’
Now in Israel, former Baltimore-area residents are living their dream, thanks to Nefesh B’Nefesh
Fifty Years Later, Israel Different but Still the Same
Jon Mark's personal experience visiting Israel after a 50 year absence
Ridgewood teen starts new chapter as member of the Israel Defense Forces
Like many of her high school classmates, the 17-year-old from Ridgewood had packed her bags. The end of summer had arrived and she was preparing to start a new chapter in her life after high school.
OUR LIVES: A LATE-INTERIM REVIEW
New immigrants from the US and Canada arrive in Israel on the Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah Flight 2016.
President Rivlin welcomes new Olim-including two Orlandoans
2 Orlando locals among 75 future IDF lone soldiers
Following their dreams
Nefesh B’Nefesh flight takes many people, including locals, to a new life in Israel
Arrivals: A triple threat from Teaneck
A profile of 27-year-old Meir Fox, who made aliya from Teaneck, New Jersey to Kibbutz Me'erot Yitzhak in 2012.
Some thoughts on Israel
Flying to Israel and then back in four days, sitting on an airplane for more hours than any sane human being would like to sit on an airplane, it’s hard not to pine for the days when you’d get on a boat in New York...
A uniform love of Israel
Locals make aliyah. The younger ones look forward to joining the army.
Three Locals Among 233 That Nefesh B’Nefesh Brings ‘Home’
At just after 7 a.m. on Aug. 17, their 10-hour ordeal of a flight finally concluded, 233 weary soon-to-be new citizens of Israel staggered off the El Al charter.
A homecoming for Olim
Seventy-five young adults who plan to enlist in the Israel Defense Forces disembarked from a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight at Ben Gurion Airport on Aug. 17.
Rank and File: New Olim and Voting in U.S. Elections From Israel
BRUKHIM HABA’IM!: A group of 233 new olim landed at Ben-Gurion Airport Wednesday to begin their new lives in Israel, on a flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Following their sibling’s footsteps, dozens of new American olim join IDF
Click and bang – the sound of an IMI Uzi gun. Stillness – the feeling of sitting for 12 hours on a hilltop, guarding a Jewish community in Judea and Samaria. Tangy – the taste of canned grape leaves stuffed with rice. Strong, confident, connected – the attributes applied to Israel Defense Force (IDF) soldiers.
Tucson woman to join Israel Defense Force
Tuscon native plans a two year commitment, then college
Jewish day schools fuel desire to make aliyah
Attending local Jewish day schools fuels Zionism, desire to make aliyah to Israel
50,000 Olim! A milestone for Nefesh B’Nefesh
As his latest group of olim boarded an El Al Boeing 777 charter to Israel on Tuesday, Nefesh B’Nefesh co-founder Rabbi Yehoshua Fass relished his organization’s remarkable achievement: With that flight, the 55th charter arranged by NBN since 2002, the group had sent 50,000 olim home.
Cousins Meet for First Time on Immigration Flight to Israel
A pair of cousins met for the first time on Tuesday — on an aliyah flight to Israel.
IDF welcomes Jewish Native American soldier
Benjamin Barmeyer, who was adopted as a baby and raised Jewish, found out recently that he is of Native American descent • "I fell in love with Israel four years ago, when I first visited here on a trip with the Jewish school I attended," he says.
Tucsonan immigrates to Israel and joins Israeli Army
Madyssen Zarin, an 18-year-old Tucson native, was one of 233 North American immigrants to move to Israel yesterday, August 17, on a chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh flight, the organization responsible for removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles of immigration to Israel.
Memphis Native Immigrates to Israel With 233 Americans
Memphis native Mirel Samuels moved to Israel yesterday along with 232 Americans by way of a 6,000 mile chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh flight, an organization revitalizing immigration to Israel.
American, Canadian Youth Immigrate to Israel to Join Defense Force
Seventy-five young Jewish Americans and Canadians arrived in Israel this week with the goal of joining the Israel Defense Forces.
Quick Fasting
Two times in three weeks. Who is like this people Israel?
President Rivlin Welcomes NBN’s 50,000th Oleh
Landing in Tel-Aviv on Wednesday morning this week, a group of 233 olim arrived aboard an El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh to begin their new lives in Israel.
Rivlin greets 233 olim: You are no longer Jews in exile
Among group of North American immigrants, 75 will join army.
Called by his Hebrew name: After converting to Judaism, Kenosha man moves to Israel, plans to join Israeli military
While the ongoing presidential campaign features lots of rhetoric about people hoping to come to America, Gregory Lee Straley is going the other way.
Nefesh B'Nefesh Welcomes Aliyah
MORNING EDITION, NEFESH BENEFESH WELCOMES ALIYAH WITH SHANI NACHSHONY
News Now with Merav Savir
News Now (English) with Merav Savir - 08/17/2016
233 US and Canadian immigrants arrive in Israel
In just the last decade alone, thousands of people have moved to Israel, strengthening the presence of the Jewish people in their historic homeland.
Goodbye America, Hello Israel! 50,000th Immigrant Arrives with Nefesh B’Nefesh
An overflow crowd greeted 233 North American immigrants who arrived in Israel, including the 50,000th brought to Israel by Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization that facilitates immigration to Israel.
PHOTOS! VIDEOS! 233 Olim Land in Israel Along with 50,000th NBN Oleh!
Experience the excitement along with Israel’s President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin – ראובן רובי ריבלין, Ministers of Knesset, and special guests as 233 Olim landed and were welcomed by friends and family.
ISRAELI PRESIDENT HONORS NBN’S 50,000TH IMMIGRANT
On Wednesday morning, over 200 new immigrants from the US arrived in Israel on a chartered Nefesh b’Nefesh flight and were greeted with a huge celebratory event at Ben Gurion Airport. President Reuven Rivlin was there to welcome the new olim home.
President Rivlin Welcomes Nefesh B’Nefesh 50,000 Oleh
A group of 233 Olim (new immigrants) landed in Tel Aviv this morning on an El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh to begin their new lives in Israel, including 75 Lone Soldiers who will become Israeli citizens and volunteer in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
GOODBYE AMERICA, HELLO ISRAEL: 233 NEW IMMIGRANTS ARRIVE IN ISRAEL
An overflow crowd greeted 233 North American immigrants who arrived in Israel, including the 50,000th brought to Israel by Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization that facilitates immigration to Israel.
Israel365 Welcomes New Immigrants Home to Israel
Israel365 gave a warm “Shalom” and welcome home to a number of Olim (new immigrants) who landed at Ben Gurion airport as part of the Nefesh B’Nefesh August flight, including their 50,000th newcomer.
Hundreds of new immigrants from US arrive in Israel
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Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Welcomes Over 200 Newcomers to Israel
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin addressed 233 new Olim (immigrants to Israel) from North America Wednesday in a special welcoming ceremony upon their arrival at Ben Gurion Airport.
Goodbye America, Hello Israel: 233 New Immigrants Arrive In The Land In Israel
An overflow crowd greeted 233 new immigrants who arrived in Israel Wednesday morning, including the 50,000th immigrant brought to Israel by Nefesh B’Nefesh, an organization which promotes immigration to Israel, or Aliyah.
Arrivée de 233 nouveaux immigrants d’Amérique du Nord
Le vol organisé par Nefesh B’Nefesh compte 75 nouveaux soldats seuls, qui serviront dans l’armée israélienne pour défendre le pays
President Rivlin Welcomes Hundreds of New Immigrants From US
On Wednesday morning, over 200 new immigrants from the US arrived in Israel on a chartered Nefesh b’Nefesh flight and were greeted with a huge celebratory event at Ben Gurion Airport. President Reuven Rivlin was there to welcome the new olim home.
Israeli President Welcomes 50,000th Oleh Brought Home by Nefesh B’nefesh
A group of 233 Olim (newcomers) landed Wednesday morning in Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport on an El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh to begin new lives in Israel.
President Rivlin welcomes new Israelis
I know the decision to make Aliyah is not easy, leaving behind family and friends. But we are all here to support you and help you.'
50,000th person immigrates to Israel with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Coming from North America, over 230 Olim landed in Israel on Wednesday morning via the Nefesh B'Nefesh organization; this included the 50,000th immigrant to make aliyah via the program; 75 lone soldiers were on the flight.
Nefesh B'Nefesh founder to new immigrants: 'You are our comfort'
In the wake of the Jewish national mourning day of Tisha B'Av, Nefesh B'Nefesh founder praises 50,000th immigrant: 'You are our comfort.'
Watch: Israel greets 233 new olim
The second summer flight of Nefesh B'Nefesh has landed in Israel. Arutz Sheva covers the event.
President Rivlin welcomes new Israelis
I know the decision to make Aliyah is not easy, leaving behind family and friends. But we are all here to support you and help you.'
Bringing Campus Battle Skills to Front Lines of Jewish State, US College Grads Enlist in IDF
A group of US college graduates is taking its fight on behalf of the Jewish state from the campus battlefield to Israel’s front lines
NBN celebrates its 50,000th oleh
The passengers on the Nefesh B’Nefesh flight include 75 young men and women who will become Israeli citizens and volunteer in the IDF.
50,000th Oleh Lands in Israel
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin and IDF soldiers welcome the 50,000th person making Aliya through Nefesh B'Nefesh.
Israel-bound chartered plane takes 230 Jews from JFK home to resettle in the Holy Land
More than 200 people moved to Israel from NYC. Additionally, 75 young people were going to join the Israel Defense Force out of JFK Airport.
New York Yankees president hosts soon-to-be IDF soldiers, day before aliya
Some dozen soon-to-be new olim (immigrants) spent their last night in the US at baseball game Monday, hosted by New York Yankees President Randy Levine.
233 New Immigrants From North America, Including 75 Lone Soldiers Who Will Be Volunteering For The IDF Set To Arrive In Israel Next Wednesday
233 North Americans will arrive in Israel on an El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh and officially make Aliyah next Wednesday
After multiple trips to Israel, Tucson teen making aliyah as lone soldier
Madyssen Zarin is not someone who sits and watches the world go by. She is leaping into the future by making aliyah, immigrating to Israel, later this month. At age 18, this is quite a leap.
Nefesh B'Nefesh to celebrate its 50,000th immigrant to Israel
The latest aliyah flight from North America will carry 233 immigrants, including 75 IDF soldiers, and NBN's 50,000th immigrant
Parade Time! Moreshet Community Welcomes the Wiesels From Teaneck
Effie and Ruchie Wiesel of Teaneck, accompanied by daughters Dorit, 19; Nava, 18 and Liat, 14, boarded a Nefesh B’Nefesh Group flight on Tuesday, August 2, and were feted to a warm, welcoming parade and festivities upon their arrival in the village of Moreshet
Nurse’s aliyah honors the life of Dafna Meir
Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family of Zionists.
American Nurse Moves to Eretz Yisroel in Tribute to Dafna Meir Hy”d
Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family of Zionists.
AMAZING: USA Nurse Makes Aliya in Honor of Terror Victim & Nurse Dafna Meir, HYD
Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family of Zionists.
Healing the South: A road less traveled for new immigrants to Israel
NegevWorks attracts health professionals and other highly skilled olim to Beersheba.
One Israeli Nurse to Another: A Love Story
Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family of Zionists.
Israeli Nurse to Israeli Nurse: A Love Story
Elie Schiff will tell you flat out that she was born into a family of Zionists.
Making Aliyah:A Family Journey to the Holy Land
Would you pick up everything you can carry, leave behind some of your belongings and even some loved ones, and move to Israel? Last week, over 218 Olim who had made that big decision were part of an annual journey sponsored by Nefesh B’Nefesh
This year in Ramat Beit Shemesh
Gielchinsky family making aliyah from Bergenfield in time for Tisha B’Av
Over 200 North Americans Immigrate to Israel
The immigrants also include several families in which three generations-grandparents, parents, and children-will be making Aliyah together.
Philadelphia Native Immigrates to Israel
Philadelphia native Shulamit Smith was among 218 North American immigrants who have moved to Israel through Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Israel strikes a chord with a Milwaukee musician and Houston family
Among the 218 immigrants from North America who arrived on Nefesh B’Nefesh’s 54th flight from North America on July 19 were Ilan Eckhardt, a Milwaukee musician, and Linda Grodner, who made aliya with her two daughters and dog from Houston, Texas.
AREA FAMILIES MAKE ALIYAH
Three Boston-area families (among 218 total olim, or new immigrants to Israel) disembark their Nefesh B’Nefesh chartered flight while making aliyah to Israel
Summer of Love: US Jews come to Israel looking for a partner
950 eligible men and women from the United States are expected to arrive in the Holy Land in search of their one true love; three of them share their personal wishlist as they look to start a new chapter in Israel.
Nurse inspired by Dafna Meir makes aliyah
Young American inspired by Dafna Meir, the nurse who mas murdered near her home in Otniel, to make aliya to Israel - to work as a nurse.
It takes a village
Singer’s commitment to Israel and to the success of new immigrants drives his passion to build Kfar Olim.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Flight Brings 218 Olim ‘Home’
The 54th Nefesh B’Nefesh flight arrived in Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday morning. This was the first of two dedicated El Al Nefesh B’Nefesh flights that will take off this summer.
WATCH: Over 200 North American Immigrants Arrive In Israel
Over two hundred new immigrants from the U.S. and Canada landed in Israel on Tuesday morning on a flight chartered by Aliyah [immigration] support NGO, Nefesh B’Nefesh.
As Anti-Semitism and Terror Rises in US and France, Hundreds Come Home to Israel
The 2016 summer aliyah season continued on Tuesday as an airplane carrying 218 new immigrants from the United States, including 103 children, landed at Ben Gurion Airport.
Double Aliyah From Teaneck’s Edgemont Place
Atara Staiman and Amanda Alexander grew up side by side on Edgemont Place in Teaneck.
Long Islanders join 218 olim on latest NBN flight
The first of Nefesh B’Nefesh’s two summer charter flights took 218 North American olim home to Israel on Monday, including at least two dozen from Long Island.
Hundreds of Canadian and American immigrants move to Israel
218 Olim moved to Israel to fulfill the Zionist dream; 'I thought about it for 50 years and now I am finally here,' says Elain from New Jersey; Immigrants greeted by Minister of Immigrant Absorption and by dozens of Israelis.
Israel Receives Wave of Immigrant Arrivals From The United States And France
The 2016 summer aliyah season continued on Tuesday as an airplane carrying 218 new immigrants from the United States, including 103 children, landed at Ben Gurion Airport.
218 immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Nefesh B'Nefesh flight from New York brings the first of some 2,000 North American olim scheduled to arrive in Israel this summer
Former marine, future soldiers fight nerves for journey ‘home to Israel’
Leaving his home, moving over 7,500 miles from his family and friends, and starting a new life for himself in a country he has only visited once doesn’t scare Steven Rich.
Nachum Presented JM in the AM from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Continuing his incredible efforts to bridge the gap between the Jews in the Diaspora and our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land, Nachum Segal and NSN staff members joined Nefesh B’Nefesh on an Aliyah charter flight and then at Ben Gurion airport for the welcome home celebration.
ISRAEL WELCOMES 218 NEW IMMIGRANTS
It was a joyous sight at Ben Gurion Airport today when 218 new immigrants landed in Israel. Among the immigrants were 103 children who came with their parents
Tel Aviv - Over 200 New Immigrants From North America Arrive In Israel
More than 200 new immigrants to Israel, or olim, arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport early Tuesday morning on an El-Al flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.
218 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel, or olim, arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport early Tuesday morning on an El-Al flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.
Aliyah ‘airlift’ begins Tuesday bringing 2000 new immigrants from US, Canada
The first of the Summer 2016 chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh planes is scheduled to arrive on Tuesday, carrying 220 olim who chose to turn down potentially lucrative job offers.
218 North Americans move to Israel
In an exciting ceremony in Ben Gurion Airport, the first Nefesh B'Nefesh 2016 Summer Flight brings 218 immigrants to Israel.
Milwaukee Local, 218 Others Migrate To Israel
Ilan Eckhardt, 22, a Milwaukee local was one of 218 North American immigrants to move to Israel today on a chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh flight, the organization responsible for removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles of immigration to Israel.
Watch: Welcoming American-Jewish 'pioneers' to Israel
218 new olim from North America greeted by Israeli officials, Nefesh B'Nefesh founders; ' pioneers moving to Israel's North and South.'
The Day's Best photos
A newly arrived Jewish immigrant coming from North America kisses the tarmac after disembarking a plane upon her arrival at the Ben Gurion International Airport near Tel Aviv on July 19, 2016. According to Nefesh B'Nefesh, the Israeli Immigration Authority, some 218 Jews from North America arrived in Israel on July 19, 2016.
218 North American OIim Make Aliyah On Chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh Flight
An El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv on Tuesday 13 Tammuz carrying 218 new immigrants from 17 US states, and two Canadian provinces to Israel to begin their new lives as Israeli citizens.
More than 200 North Americans Immigrate to Israel This Week
More than 200 North Americans who immigrated to Israel on Tuesday were welcomed at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv by family, friends and prominent Israeli leaders.
LIVE REMOTE ALERT! NACHUM PRESENTED JM IN THE AM FROM ISRAEL’S BEN GURION AIRPORT WITH NEFESH B’NEFESH
Continuing his incredible efforts to bridge the gap between the Jews in the Diaspora and our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land, Nachum Segal and NSN staff members joined Nefesh B’Nefesh on an Aliyah charter flight and then at Ben Gurion airport for the welcome home celebration
218 North American Immigrants Move to Israel Today on Chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh Flight
An El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh arrived at Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv today carrying 218 new immigrants (Olim) from 17 U.S. states, and two Canadian provinces to Israel to begin their new lives as Israeli citizens. The flight was facilitated in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah & Immigrant Absorption, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, and JNF-USA.
Former marine, future soldiers fight nerves for journey ‘home to Israel’
A day after accidental death of US-born lone soldier, eager enlistees immigrate as part of 218-strong group on Nefesh B’ Nefesh flight
Kentucky Local One of 218 Americans to Immigrate to Israel on Chartered Flight
Danielle Kaye, 24, a Hopkinsville, Ky. local, was one of 218 North American immigrants to move to Israel Monday on a chartered Nefesh B'Nefesh flight, the organization responsible for removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles of immigration to Israel.
PHOTOS! VIDEOS! 218 New Olim Make Aliyah on Nefesh B'Nefesh Charter Flight
This morning we had the honor and privilege of welcoming the first chartered flight of the summer full of 220 new citizens of Israel! The excitement was electric as music filled the air and Olim, guests, partners, and volunteers danced and sang together.
Over 200 new immigrants from North America arrive in Israel
This summer, Nefesh B’Nefesh plans to bring 2,000 olim to Israel, and Sunday’s flight is the first of two charters set to help reach that goal.
223 North Americans Set To Move To Israel Together On Chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh Flight
223 North Americans will emigrate from the US and Canada and move to Israel together on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter Aliyah flight, in cooperation with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah & Immigrant Absorption, the Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael (KKL) and JNF-USA.
Aliyah 'airlift' kicks off Tuesday with 220 North American olim
Nefesh B'Nefesh-chartered planes to arrive in Israel throughout the summer, which organizers say is "peak aliyah" period
218 North Americans Set to Move to Israel Together on Chartered Nefesh B’Nefesh Flight
218 North Americans will emigrate from the US and Canada and move to Israel together on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter Aliyah flight
Over 200 North Americans Prepare To Make Aliya This Week
Nefesh B’Nefesh, Israel’s respected immigration organization, appears to be making history as they arrange for over 2,000 North Americans to move to Israel this summer.
Rank and File: Olim Landing
OLIM LANDING: A clutch of 51 new immigrants from North America, including 15 soon-to-be “lone soldiers,” arrived on Wednesday on the first group flight of the summer organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh in cooperation with other immigrant support groups and the Immigrant Absorption Ministry.
Aliyah Season Is Here – 15 Lone Soldiers On Board Aliyah Flight
51 Olim landed at Ben-Gurion Airport on Wednesday morning 23 Sivan aboard a Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight.
ALIYAH SEASON KICKS OFF
Fifty-one new immigrants from the North America, including 15 soon-to-be IDF lone soldiers, landed in Israel June 29 on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group aliyah flight.
Summer Aliyah Season Kickoff
51 new immigrants (Olim) from the North America, including 15 soon-to-be IDF lone soldiers and other Olim ranging from 3 months of age to 91, landed this morning, June 29th, in Israel on a Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight
The success stories of Aryeh Eisenberg and Lea Grossman
The Nefesh B’Nefesh Employment Department works tirelessly to ensure that its immigrants find gainful employment in Israel.
Finding home, singing there
Meir Fox, once of Teaneck, on moving to Israel, making music there
Brooklynite Awarded Prize for "Get" Reforms
Brooklyn-native Dr. Rachel Levmore was awarded the 2016 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize at a ceremony in Jerusalem at the Knesset in Jerusalem
Montreal’s Sylvan Adams Moves to Israel and Honors 6 Inspirational Immigrants with Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize
Montreal real estate developer moves to Israel at the age of 57; sponsors prize awarded to English-speaking immigrants who have significantly contributed to the State of Israel
Jewish IDF Lone Soldier honored for killing four Hamas terrorists during the 2014 war with Israel
Staff Sgt. Sahar Elbaz was a long way from home in 2014 when he was thrust into Gaza.
CALIFORNIA ISRAELI SOLDIER WHO KILLED 4 HAMAS TERRORISTS WINS AWARD
Staff Sgt. Sahar Elbaz was a long way from home in 2014 when he was thrust into Gaza.
Lone Soldier Honored for Single Handedly Killing Four Hamas Terrorists
Staff Sgt. (res.) Sahar Elbaz, from the Givati Brigade was awarded the Bonei Zion (Builders of Zion) Prize in the IDF and National Service Young Leadership Award category in a Knesset ceremony on Monday.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Awards 6 Inspirational Olim
Former Israeli diplomat Moshe Arens receives Lifetime Achievement Award; Prize is awarded to English-speaking Olim who have significantly contributed to the State of Israel
Nefesh BNefesh Awards 6 Inspirational Olim
Nefesh B’Nefesh today honored six recipients of the during a Knesset ceremony in Jerusalem in the presence of Israeli ministers, MKs and other dignitaries.
US-born lone soldier wins leadership prize for actions in 2014 Gaza conflict
Staff Sgt. (res.) Sahar Elbaz receives Bonei Zion award for saving unit after killing 4 Hamas fighters during firefight in southern Gaza Strip
Six Anglo immigrants recognized for contribution to state
Recipients of the 2016 Nefesh B'Nefesh Bonei Zion prize were honored in a Knesset ceremony on Monday. The award recognizes immigrants from English-speaking countries who have made a major impact on the state of Israel.
Lone Soldier Honored for Single-Handedly Killing Four Terrorists
Staff Sgt. Sahar Elbaz made Aliyah in 2012. Two years later, he found himself surrounded by terrorists in Gaza.
American Lone Soldier Honored for Single-handedly Killing Four Terrorists
Staff Sgt. Sahar Elbaz made Aliyah from the US in 2012. Two years later, as part of the IDF’s Givati Brigade, he was faced with a nightmare situation as his unit was attacked by terrorists in Gaza.
Nefesh BNefesh Awards 6 Inspirational Olim
Nefesh B’Nefesh today honored six recipients of the during a Knesset ceremony in Jerusalem in the presence of Israeli ministers, MKs and other dignitaries.
SPOTLIGHT ON DR. RACHEL LEVMORE, RECIPIENT OF THE 2016 SYLVAN ADAMS NEFESH B’NEFESH BONEI ZION PRIZE
Nachum interviewed Dr. Rachel Levmore, founder & Director of The Agunah & Get-Refusal Prevention Project and recipient of the 2016 Sylvan Adams NBN Bonei Zion Prize on this morning’s to get a glimpse at all the incredible work she is doing for the Jewish people in the State of Israel.
Lone soldier honored for single-handedly killing four terrorists
Staff Sgt. Sahar Elbaz made Aliyah in 2012. Two years later, he found himself surrounded by terrorists in Gaza.
Exclusive: Prizes for olim ‘Builders of Zion’
The Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) Bonei Zion Prize for 2016 was handed out at the Knesset in time for the launching of its summer session on Monday
Lone Soldier Honored for Single-Handedly Killing Four Terrorists
Staff Sergeant Sahar Elbaz made Aliyah from the U.S. in 2012; two years later, he found himself surrounded by terrorists in Gaza.
Anglo immigrants awarded for contributions to state
The award, which recognizes immigrants from English-speaking countries who have made a major impact on the State of Israel.
Nefesh B’Nefesh To Honor Bonei Zion Prize Recipients At Knesset
Nefesh B’Nefesh will honor the six winners of the 2016 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize this coming Monday 15 Iyar at the Knesset in Jerusalem in the presence of Minister of Aliyah & Absorption Ze’ev Elkin and Chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs & Defense Committee MK Tzachi Hanegbi. The award recognizes olim (immigrants) from English-speaking countries who have made a major impact on the State of Israel.
American olim delighted with life in Israel
American Jews immigrating to Israel say atmosphere exists in Israel like nowhere else, 'To be frightened of security situation is to let them win'
Meet the Oleh: Tomatoes and the weather
This summer, a power couple finally moved their home from Toronto to Jerusalem
Zionist Medicine
A new state of the art hospital is being built in the town of Ashdod and needs medical professionals to work there. Directors of the hospital, in conjunction with Nefesh B'Nefesh, go to America to enlist the help of US medical professionals to fill the spots.
Aunt and niece - two generations of Aliyah
Arutz Sheva meets a new immigrant and her aunt, who speak about immigration then and now.
6 immigrants awarded Nefesh B’Nefesh prize for impact on Israel
Six immigrants to Israel from English-speaking countries have been awarded the 2016 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize.
6 immigrants to Israel awarded ‘Bonei Zion’ prize
English-speaking olim honored by Nefesh B’Nefesh for making a ‘major impact on the State of Israel’
Winners of Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion award announced
Moshe Arens to be recognized for lifetime achievement.
Award for olim who 'build Zion'
Bonei Zion Prize winners announced in fields from Science to Culture and everything in between, recognizing new olim contributing to Israel.
One Small Step
If you’ve ever dreamed about making Israel your home – then find out what the smallest possible next step is, and take it.
For Angelenos considering aliyah, there’s a fair for that
Potential aliyah-goers seek advice at the Spring Aliyah Fair
Terror wave be damned: Americans are still making aliyah
Arutz Sheva spoke to several prospective olim about their thoughts on terror in Israel, and the upcoming US elections.
I’m not the first and I won’t be the last
Maya Liss is a Los Angeles native and made Aliyah in 2009. She currently lives in Tel Aviv and is developing international partnerships between universities and corporations with a company called Spring Theory. She is also a true fanatic of Israeli breakfast.
“MAKE YOURSELF AT HOME IN ISRAEL” ALIYAH FAIR
Nefesh B’Nefesh is approaching the milestone of having facilitated 50,000 North Americans in making aliyah and will be visiting L.A. to provide those considering the move with important information about the immigration process.
Hundreds attend Jewish immigration conference
Aliyah fair in Manhattan draws record 1,300, a 30 percent increase over last year, with attendees saying they are not afraid of escalating violence.
NYC Fair Welcomes Tri-State Area Residents Considering Move to Israel
Nefesh B’Nefesh, which facilitates the Aliyah process for Jews in North America and the United Kingdom, hosted an Aliyah Fair at Crowne Plaza Times Square on Sunday, March 6th
Aliyah Fair Set
On Wednesday, March 9, Nefesh B'Nefesh - which facilitates the Aliyah process to Israel for Jews from North America and the United Kingdom - will be visiting Fort Lauderdale as part of a tour of eight North American cities.
New York Jews’ interest in aliya this year ‘highest ever’
A record number of 1,300 people registered to attend this year’s Nefesh B’Nefesh New York City aliya fair this Sunday, according to NBN Executive Vice President Zev Gershinsky.
From Chicago to Jerusalem: Two Homes, One Memory
Katie Matanky is a proud Chicago native living in Jerusalem and working in International Relations at Yad Vashem. She made Aliyah on the 50th Nefesh B'Nefesh charter flight, in 2013.
Becoming Israeli
Being Israeli is a badge of honor I wear with utter joy and pride
Take One Small Step Towards Aliyah
If you’ve ever dreamed about making Israel your home – then find out what the smallest possible next step is, and take it.
One Small Step
If you’ve ever dreamed about making Israel your home – then find out what the smallest possible next step is, and take it.
From Chicago to Jerusalem: Two Homes, One Memory
Katie Matanky is a proud Chicago native living in Jerusalem and working in International Relations at Yad Vashem. She made Aliyah on the 50th Nefesh B'Nefesh charter flight, in 2013.
Becoming Israeli
Inspired by her Aliyah experience, Laura Ben-David began writing and never stopped. She is the author of the book “Moving Up: An Aliyah Journal,” a memoir of her move to Israel. She has spoken about Israel and Aliyah all over the United States and Israel.
One Small Step
If you’ve ever dreamed about making Israel your home – then find out what the smallest possible next step is, and take it.
Connecting with Israel Up Close and Personal
Jacob Silvermetz made aliyah through Nefesh B’Nefesh in 2012 and now lives in Rehovot, Israel, with his wife.
Connecting with Israel
Jacob Silvermetz made aliyah through Nefesh B’Nefesh in 2012 and now lives in Rehovot, Israel, with his wife.
When Not Taking A Risk Becomes The Biggest Risk
Rebekah Friedman lives in Tel Aviv and works at the Israeli public transportation app Moovit. She made Aliyah from New York in 2013.
Black rapper who found spiritual home in Orthodoxy on the move to Israel
As his wildly popular collaboration with Gad Elbaz conquers YouTube, Seattle-raised Nissim Baruch Black is taking on a new challenge — the Israeli music scene
Immigrant lone soldiers get some backup
Over 1,500 lone soldiers take part in Yom Siddurim in Tel Aviv, making their lives easier as the bureaucracy comes to them.
The Aliyah Trail: End of Ulpan, Apartment-Hunting and Moving
This week marked the biggest transition point for me since making aliyah...
Mountain View grad finds his calling in Israel
After a week in Israel, Joey, now 24, knew something felt right. It didn’t take long for his journey to become clear...
WATCH: North American olim try sufganiot for the first time
New immigrants of all ages taste different versions of the Hannukah treat, trying to figure out how many hours of gym time they'd need to work it off and comparing it to the American doughnut.
Watch: New olim test Israeli Sufganiyot
Just in time for Hannukah: NBN releases 'Buzzfeed' style video showing new immigrants tasting Israel's best doughnuts.
New ‘Olim’ Pass the ‘Taste Test’ of Chanukah Sufganiyot
New immigrants, including small children and a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, went through the ordeal of tasting Jews' favorite unhealthy snack.
‘Buzzfeed’ Video Captures First Sufgania Moments New olim taste their first Chanukah doughnuts
Nefesh B’Nefesh has produced a Chanukah video that pays tribute to the Buzzfeed taste-testing videos showing new North American olim experiencing their first Israeli sufganiots, ranging from the traditional jelly, powdered sugar doughnut to more innovative non-traditional treats.
Israeli doughnut “sufganiyot” Chanukah Taste Test | Nefesh B’Nefesh
Aliyah is full of new experiences. Watch new Olim (immigrants to Israel) taste Israeli sufganiyot (Chanukah doughnuts) for the first time. Get a taste of life in Israel
Watch These New Olim Enjoy Their First Sufganiyot in Israel
In the video new olim, young and old, can be seen enjoying all different kinds of sufganiyot.
WATCH: New immigrants try crazy decadent Israeli Hannukah doughnuts
“But…It’s supposed to have jelly in it!” These are not your savta’s sufganiyot.
Nefesh B'Nefesh has aliyah workshops
Nefesh B'Nefesh has Aliyah Planning Workshops in Boca, Fort Lauderdale and Miami
Bonei Zion Prize open for nominations
Eligible candidates must have made aliya from an English-speaking country and have made significant contributions to the Jewish State.
Nominations open in prize for outstanding Israeli immigrants
Nominations have opened for a prize recognizing outstanding Israeli immigrants from English-speaking countries.
NBN To Launch 18-Event “Aliyah Tour” of North America This Month
Nefesh B’Nefesh is launching a 10-day “Aliyah Tour” across North America this month, featuring special informational workshops and personal meetings for potential immigrants to Israel.
Prophecy Fulfilled: N. American Jews Return to Israel
Cultural differences and leaving family behind can make immigrating to Israel difficult. But more and more Jewish Americans are making Israel their permanent home.
Watch: 'Welcome Home' - The Perfect Aliyah to Israel
Reiss family from the US gets royal treatment in heartwarming reception as they arrive at their new home in northern town of Moreshet.
Margulis joins group of ‘Olim’ heading for Israel
An El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh departed New York’s JFK International Airport Aug. 17, carrying 232 Olim (new immigrants) from the U.S. and Canada who will begin new lives in the Jewish State.
59 IDF volunteers fly to Israel from NYC
Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight with 232 new immigrants aboard sets out for Tel Aviv
‘It’s a dream come true, I can’t believe this is happening’
232 olim from North America – including 59 lone soldiers – arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport on Nefesh B’Nefesh flight.
New Olim, Including 59 Lone Soldiers, Land in Israel
230 olim from North America, among them 59 lone soldiers, arrived in Israel aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh charter Aliyah flight.
59 Lone Soldiers among 232 new Olim landed in Israel today with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Two hundred and thirty-two new immigrants arrived in Israel on Tuesday morning aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh aliya charter flight. Among those on board, 59 will be joining the Israel Defense Forces as lone soldiers. The flight departed on Monday from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport....
NY Natives Make Aliyah Today and Will Volunteer for Israeli Army
Fifteen people from the area head to Israel to begin new lives as ‘lone soldiers’ in the Jewish State
59 Lone Soldiers among 232 new Olim who landed in Israel today with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Two hundred and thirty-two new immigrants arrived in Israel on Tuesday morning aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh aliya charter flight. Among those on board, 59 will be joining the Israel Defense Forces as lone soldiers. The flight departed on Monday from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport....
Beruchim HaBa'im & Welcome Home to 232 New Olim! (Photo Essay)
On a hot and humid Tuesday morning, August 18, 2015, Nefesh B'Nefesh's charter Aliyah flight landed in Israel. Arriving were 59 IDF lone soldiers, 29 families, 75 children, and 86 singles, a group of 232 Olim, new immigrants
Israel’s foreign fighters grow with 59 new IDF volunteers flying from New York
Over 200 new immigrants to Israel, including 59 volunteers to the IDF, jetted out of New York City Monday en route to Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion International Airport.
Nefesh B’Nefesh Flight Rides Again
Terminal 4 at JFK airport is a bit of a balagan, but a holy balagan. Why? It is a holy balagan because there are 232 new olim from North American that are about to make Aliyah to Israel.
Suffern Resident Heads to Israel to Enlist
He was among 16 New Yorkers.
Harrison Resident Heads to Israel to Enlist
He was among 16 New Yorkers.
Flight to Israel Brings 232 Immigrants, Including 59 Lone Soldiers
A planeload of 232 new Israeli citizens from North America, including 59 lone soldiers, arrived at Ben-Gurion Airport on Tuesday morning.
Latest Wave of North American Aliyah Brings 59 Lone Soldier Recruits
232 new immigrants to Israel from the US and Canada landed Tuesday morning in Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport in the latest North American wave of aliyah.
59 Lone Soldiers among 232 new Olim landed in Israel today with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Two hundred and thirty-two new immigrants arrived in Israel on Tuesday morning aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh aliya charter flight. Among those on board, 59 will be joining the Israel Defense Forces as lone soldiers. The flight departed on Monday from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport....
59 Lone Soldiers among 232 new Olim landed in Israel today with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Two hundred and thirty-two new immigrants arrived in Israel on Tuesday morning aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh aliya charter flight. Among those on board, 59 will be joining the Israel Defense Forces as lone soldiers. The flight departed on Monday from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport....
59 Lone Soldiers among 232 new Olim landed in Israel today with Nefesh B'Nefesh
Two hundred and thirty-two new immigrants arrived in Israel on Tuesday morning aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh aliya charter flight. Among those on board, 59 will be joining the Israel Defense Forces as lone soldiers. The flight departed on Monday from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport....
59 'Lone Soldiers' Fly to Israel Monday to Join IDF
Fifty-nine lone soldiers from US and Canada among the 232 new immigrants flying to Israel on Monday.
232 Olim From N. America Including 59 Lone Soldiers Arriving in Israel on Tuesday
Terminal 4 at JFK airport is a bit of a balagan, but a holy balagan. Why? It is a holy balagan because there are 232 new olim from North American that are about to make Aliyah to Israel. It is a balagan because there are so many Jews excited to make Aliyah – and the excitement is palpable.
From North Shore To Israeli Army …
An El Al Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh departed New York’s JFK International Airport on August 17 carrying 232 Olim (new immigrants) from the U.S. and Canada who will begin new lives in the Jewish State
59 ‘Lone Soldiers’ Fly to Israel Monday to Join IDF
Two hundred and thirty two new immigrants to Israel departed New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday, aboard a Nefesh B'Nefesh charter Aliyah flight.
232 New Olim Including 59 Future Lone Soldiers Will Head to Israel Tomorrow on NBN Charter Aliyah Flight
Among them are 59 olim who will begin new lives as ‘lone soldiers’ in the Jewish State
232 New Immigrants, Including 59 Lone Soldiers, Take off on Nefesh B’Nefesh Charter to Israel
232 new immigrants (Olim) from the United States and Canada have just departed from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter Aliyah flight to begin their new lives in Israel.
232 New Immigrants-Olim From The United States And Canada Head To Israel Today
Among them are 59 olim who will begin new lives as ‘lone soldiers’ in the Jewish State
Torontonians drawn to joining Israeli army
Elijah Silverman is leaving everything behind in Canada to join the Israel Defense Forces.
From Lifeguarding to Guarding Lives in a Single Flight
Remy Glantz, a native of Elkins Park and a resident of Jenkintown, envisioned himself being a Navy SEAL when he was young. Next week, he will realize his dream of joining the armed forces — just in a different country.
I've Wanted to Come to Israel Since Before it Was a State'
90-year-old Sue Friedman, one of the 221 olim who arrived in Israel this week, shares her story.
‘The National Jewish Dream’—New Jersey Families Make Aliyah
Jewish life is, for many, centered around Israel. We pray facing Jerusalem, we donate money to Israeli causes, and our ears perk up every time we hear “Israel” on the news. That being said, not everyone has the courage to pack up and move to the Holy Land.
221 new immigrants land in Israel
Terminal 1 at Ben-Gurion International Airport witnessed tears of joy on Tuesday with the arrival of 221 new immigrants from the U.S. and Canada
24 NY Natives Move to Israel on JFK Charter Aliyah Flight
On Monday, July 13, a Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh departed New York’s JFK International Airport carrying 221 new immigrants (or Olim) from 14 U.S. states
95 Children from North America Make Aliyah to Israel
On Tuesday morning, 221 new olim (immigrants) from across North America including 14 US states, the District of Columbia and four Canadian provinces, landed in Israel.
221 North Americans arrive in Israel
New olim on Nefesh B’Nefesh flight greeted at airport Tuesday morning by ministers, MKs
MK Rachel Azaria's grandmother makes aliya
Sue Friedman, 90, is among 221 North Americans on Nefesh B'Nefesh's 53rd flight
Leaving comfort behind, 221 olim arrive from North America
Nefesh B'Nefesh charter flight arrives at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Tuesday • Israeli U.N. ambassador: You are the answer to those who question Israel's right to exist • Likud minister Gila Gamliel: You are following the Zionist dream.
WATCH LIVE: More Than 200 North American Jews Arrive in Israel on Nefesh B'Nefesh Charter Aliyah Flight
Ranging from 4 months old to 90 years old, the passengers include 32 families and 95 children.
95 Children from North America Make Aliyah to Israel
On Tuesday morning, 221 new olim from across North America including 14 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and four Canadian provinces, landed in Israel.
221 Olim Move to Israel Today on Charter Aliyah Flight
A Boeing 777 chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh arrived at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport today carrying 221 new immigrants (or Olim) from 14 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and four Canadian provinces.
Israel Welcomes 221 North American Immigrants
More than 200 North American olim (immigrants) arrived in Israel Tuesday morning.
Aliyah flight includes South Floridians
Nefesh B'Nefesh organizes aliyah flight to Israel that includes South Floridians
90-year-old woman ‘going home,’ makes aliyah
Susan Friedman proves that it’s never too late to be a pioneer. At the ripe age of 90, she made aliyah Monday on a charter flight through the Nefesh B’Nefesh (NBN) agency
Before Leaving for Israel, 'Take in Gift' of Aliyah
Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, founder of Nefesh B'Nefesh, notes 'magnificent miracle' of Aliyah to kick off first charter flight of summer 2015.
Minister of Absorption Ze’ev Elkin to Greet Nefesh B’Nefesh Arrivals
Exactly one year after Operation Protective Edge, 221 new immigrants from the United States and Canada will arrive in Israel
Gamliel hopes to show a ‘more welcoming face’ to non-Orthodox immigrants
“We need to show a welcoming face and have a better environment [for all Jews],” Gamliel says.
Some in Community Are Heeding the Call of Aliyah
A group of local individuals will be packing up their belongings and getting on a one-way flight from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Israel as they prepare to make aliyah with the assistance of the Nefesh B’Nefesh organization on July 13
Taking Flight
Area residents head for new nests in Israel
Over 200 Immigrants from US, Canada to Make Aliyah Next Monday
Over 200 immigrants from across the United States and Canada will be making Aliyah to Israel, leaving from John F. Kennedy airport next Monday.
Nefesh B'Nefesh kicks off 2015 summer aliya season as 71 new olim from US arrive
The 2015 Aliyah season kicked off Thursday with the arrival of 71 new olim from the United States on a Nefesh B’Nefesh aliya group flight