Close your eyes, breathe in deeply, now exhale slowly… That was easy, wasn’t it? Not for everyone…
Posted on: February 9th, 2005InDepth → Columns
It is often hard to understand the attitude of American Orthodox Jews to Israel.
Posted on: February 2nd, 2005InDepth → Columns
Few countries in the world have the concern for its citizens that Israel has.
Posted on: January 26th, 2005InDepth → Columns
Israel is center of the universe. What scientific evidence is there of this fact?
Posted on: January 19th, 2005InDepth → Columns
One of the unexpected dividends of our coming on aliya 20 and 30 years ago is the practically 0% rate of intermarriage of our grandchildren.
Posted on: January 12th, 2005InDepth → Columns
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.
Posted on: January 5th, 2005InDepth → Columns
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.
Posted on: December 29th, 2004InDepth → Columns
I remember my first visit to Israel in 1956. I was attending the first American Bnei Akiva Hachshara training program in Israel.
Posted on: December 22nd, 2004InDepth → Columns
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.
Posted on: December 15th, 2004InDepth → Columns
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.
Posted on: December 1st, 2004InDepth → Columns
For the first time in its history, the Orthodox Union held its annual convention in Israel.
Posted on: November 10th, 2004InDepth → Columns
By the time you read this article, Arafat will have died, and many will say good riddance.
Posted on: September 8th, 2004InDepth → Columns
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.
Posted on: August 25th, 2004InDepth → Columns
Two events that seemed to fit the days before Tisha B'Av happened recently.
Posted on: July 14th, 2004InDepth → Columns
I live in a settlement. I wonder when my turn to be expelled will come. The Israeli government encouraged me to move here.
Posted on: June 2nd, 2004InDepth → Columns
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.
Posted on: May 19th, 2004InDepth → Columns
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.
Posted on: April 7th, 2004InDepth → Columns
The Yishuv community of Hashmonaim and Yeshivat Bnei Akiva "Ner Tamid" recently celebrated a beautiful Chanukat Habayit dedication of a million-dollar Beit Midrash.
Posted on: March 31st, 2004InDepth → Columns
I just watched the news on TV. Another "suicide murderer" blew up a bus in Jerusalem.
Posted on: March 10th, 2004InDepth → Columns
When the Jews living in the Gaza Strip are forcibly evicted from their homes, what should be done with the houses?
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