January 1st is known as Sylvester here in Israel. It always strikes me as funny, since it's named after St. Sylvester, a pope who...
Now is the time to wave the flag, stand on a rooftop & scream "Am Yisrael Chai"--We are NOT leaving!
It was the "first family event I missed due to aliyah."
THE 5-Year Plan
My stairs had been built, big and strong-BUT ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE APARTMENT!
Simone, because you are Bernie's new Jewish Outreach Director, you will be known to large swaths of the American population as a "Jewish representative," and that fact makes my stomach turn.
My city isn't like Tel Aviv, Haifa, Beit Shemesh or even Tzfat. My city is Israel's eternal capital.
I've decided to move away from my safety net-and I wouldn't change that decision for anything.
A love letter to the nation by Jordana Brown
Supporting Israel is great. Visiting Israel is great. Donating to Israel is great. Singing hatikva is great. Flying an Israeli flag is great--but none is the goal. Start thinking about aliya.
Hill's Israel concert was selling tickets for months. Had she even planned a concert in Ramallah?
As an underqualified but highly motivated Aliyah tour guide, I thought I’d give my perspective on the transportation system here in Israel. Please read...
I love a lot about Jerusalem. I love that even though it's hot, it's a dry heat with breezes. I love that it's a...
And I know in Israel you have to be psyched when it rains-but I'm not there yet.
One exciting element of traveling is that it was my first time ever doing so as a dual-citizen!
Jordana weighs in with her Top 5 on the US recognizing JERUSALEM as the capital of ISRAEL.
But I am not afraid.I know this is Jewish land, not because of UN/foreign gov'ts saying we can exist
"...people making jokes about turning this into a shelter rave, taking #bombshelterselfies..."
And Israel's Birthday Party continues...
9 years ago this week, the Israeli government forced 8,000 Jews from their homes and lives in Gaza.
Moving to Israel seems crazy but this week's my first "aliyaversary," my Aliyah anniversary! WOW!
Such an incredible miracle to have Israel, it's crazy that every Jew isn't clamoring to live here!
I never felt an election resonate so much; I had true existential fear that my candidate might lose
Here in Israel, the Jewish state, we are blessedly not the "other" and this is great and this is bad
If you are Israeli or a supporter of Israel, you know that the UN has ONE very important function. They are there to ruin the international reputation of Israel.
I'm a realist; When an enemy screams "Death to Israel! Death to America!" I take it seriously.
Jerusalem, mentioned 700 times in the Torah and not once in Koran, apparently isn't Israel's capital
American Jews think they know what's best for Israel-better than Israelis. Here's my take...
When I think back to one year ago it actually feels like a lifetime ago; I was truly another person.
By not standing you are drawing distinctions between religious & secular, AND religious & religious.