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True Role Models (Part Six)

2 Shevat 5765 – January 12, 2005
There seems to be a whole group of people who have little or no knowledge of early aliyah from America, but who insist on making ridiculous statements about us.

True Role Models (Part Five)

24 Tevet 5765 – January 5, 2005
In the 1940's and 1950's, many young American Jews were brought up with the twin goals of living in Eretz Yisrael and replacing the lost Jews murdered in the Holocaust.

True Role Models (Part Four)

17 Tevet 5765 – December 29, 2004
I remember my first visit to Israel in 1956. I was attending the first American Bnei Akiva Hachshara training program in Israel.

True Role Models (Part Three)

10 Tevet 5765 – December 22, 2004
It is hard for modern day visitors to Israel to imagine some of the situations that immigrants to Israel found 20 and 30 years ago.

True Role Models (Part Two)

3 Tevet 5765 – December 15, 2004
Olim in those days left behind all their friends and much of their family, and, unlike today, found it expensive and difficult to be in contact with them.

The Orthodox Union In Israel

18 Kislev 5765 – December 1, 2004
For the first time in its history, the Orthodox Union held its annual convention in Israel.

Israel Needed Arafat

26 Heshvan 5765 – November 10, 2004
By the time you read this article, Arafat will have died, and many will say good riddance.

A Planeload Of Joy

22 Elul 5764 – September 8, 2004
We in Israel need Nefesh B'Nefesh. Every time this organization brings in another planeload of olim, the welcome is so uplifting, the arrival is so exciting, the emotional high is so stimulating, that several old-timers go to the airport ceremonies just to be reminded how important American and Canadian aliyah is.

Human Chain

8 Elul 5764 – August 25, 2004
Two events that seemed to fit the days before Tisha B'Av happened recently.

Is It My Turn To Capitulate Yet?

25 Tammuz 5764 – July 14, 2004
I live in a settlement. I wonder when my turn to be expelled will come. The Israeli government encouraged me to move here.

Disengagement From Reality

13 Sivan 5764 – June 2, 2004
As we see from the reactions of many of the Israeli government ministers, Arik Sharon negotiated with himself and decided that his plan for disengagement was a reasonable plan.

Demonstration In Favor Of Erecting The Security Fence

28 Iyyar 5764 – May 19, 2004
Hundreds of residents of Hashmonaim and the surrounding areas demonstrated against the intention of the Israel Defense Forces to capitulate to the Israeli leftist groups and the local Arabs.

A Million Dollar Dedication

16 Nisan 5764 – April 7, 2004
The Yishuv community of Hashmonaim and Yeshivat Bnei Akiva "Ner Tamid" recently celebrated a beautiful Chanukat Habayit dedication of a million-dollar Beit Midrash.

Cultural And Religious Differences

9 Nisan 5764 – March 31, 2004
I just watched the news on TV. Another "suicide murderer" blew up a bus in Jerusalem.

Yamit Revisited

17 Adar 5764 – March 10, 2004
When the Jews living in the Gaza Strip are forcibly evicted from their homes, what should be done with the houses?

70 Years And Growing

12 Shevat 5764 – February 4, 2004
Chaverim came from every city, town, religious Kibbutz and settlement in Israel.

Migron First

5 Shevat 5764 – January 28, 2004
In Israel, when a politician wants to label the start of a process, he often uses the concept ". . . first!"

From Monsey With Love

8 Kislev 5764 – December 3, 2003
It was not easy and it took a long time but recently the Hashmonaim community was finally able to celebrate the dedication of a new ambulance with the latest life-saving features.

Arafat Will Save Us

24 Heshvan 5764 – November 19, 2003
In an attempt to undermine the Israeli government, a group of failed Leftist politicians are "negotiating" a peace with several Palestinian Arabs.

Bnei Akiva Reunion

26 Tishri 5764 – October 22, 2003
Bnei Akiva of North America (and Hashomer Hadati) will be 70 years young this year.

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