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? Friday, March 22, 2019


Welcome Home [photo]

233 North American new Olim arrived home to Israel this morning.

Americans in Beit Shemesh Present the Better Side of Haredim

Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.

Newest Israelis Do Independence Day the Israeli Way

Many of these new Israelis expressed amazement at how the day is celebrated in Israel in contrast with their native countries.

Seventh Hanukkah Candle to Be Lit in Seven Nations Simultaneously

Immigrants to Israel from seven countries will light Hanukkah candles Tuesday night simultaneously with Jews in seven other countries in a ceremony organized by...

Feiglin’s Law: 1.5 Million More Jews Making Aliyah Soon

Israel now has Feiglin's Law: An observation that Israel receives a massive influx of new Olim (immigrants) whenever major global geopolitical shifts occur, especially when those shifts synchronize with increased antisemitism and economic problems.

With Olive Oil, Olim Spread the Light of Torah

Shemen LaMeor will create jobs and reinvigorate the region’s agriculture while preserving its unique character.

Suddenly Everyone Wants French Jews!

French Jewry probably hasn't felt this much love in a long time.

Steinberg Family, Birthright-Israel Turned Personal Tragedy into Eternity

The Steinberg family and Birthright Israel have transformed a one family's tragedy into eternal heritage for others.

Report: Trump May Allow Pollard to Make Aliyah

Jonathan Pollard is still on very restricted conditions at his home in New York after receiving parole following incarceration of 30 years on a single charge of espionage for an ally.

Charter ‘Aliyah’ Flight to Land in Israel Tuesday with 221 New ‘Olim’

Minister Ze'ev Elkin will welcome 221 new immigrants from the United States and Canada at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday., one year after Operation...

Birthright May Double its Numbers, Plus Encourage Hi-Tech Aliyah

The goal of a new Birthright initiative is to nearly double the number of participants, and to provide financial incentives for young high-tech professionals to make Aliyah

Northeast India Earthquake Strikes Bnei Menashe Community in Manipur

“The earthquake struck early in the morning and buildings shook violently,” said a member of the Bnei Menashe community.

Helping Sick Israeli Children Produces Miracles and a Fund to Help More

A decision to help sick Israeli children in need led to miracles for Yael and Albert Shaltiel -- and a special fund to help even more.

From Quaker High School to the IDF: Profile of a Lone Soldier

Goldstein was raised in a Jewish-conservative household in Philadelphia, attending the Jewish elementary school of Solomon Schechter and Camp Rama in the summers. He chose to go to the Quaker Friends’ Central High School in part because of the school’s focus on athletics, but also in order to broaden his horizons.

Israel’s Population Nears 9 Million

Israel welcomed 24,801 new immigrants this past year. Another 6-8 million did not make it - yet.

Chief Rabbinate to List Rabbis Approved for Conversions Abroad

According to the chief rabbis, the plan is to create a system whereby the conversions done by rabbis who meet the chief rabbinate criteria would be approved.

Israelis Are 11th Happiest Population in OECD Better Life Index

Is the Jewish State a better place to live? For many, the answer is "yes" although the reasons for that answer vary.

Israel Innovation Authority ‘Luring’ Academics, Entrepreneurs Back to Israel [video]

Every year, hundreds from academia and industry return to Israel, fulfilling a desire to come back home and find employment appropriate to their education and skills.

Report: Coerced Contraception of Ethiopian Olim (Video)

“They told us, ‘You won’t immigrate to Israel. You also won’t come into this clinic. You won’t get help and medical treatment.’”

The Real Deal: Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah Mega Events

From March 3rd through the 10th, Nefesh B'Nefesh will be holding Aliyah Mega Events and Fairs in New York, Baltimore, Washington, Miami, Toronto and Montreal. These mega events are for everyone who wants to hear it like it really is.

3,300-Year Detour Ends in Aliyah for 65th Wedding Anniversary in Israel

"We realized it was time to pack while we are healthy and active and could truly enjoy being in Our Beloved Country."

Israeli President Welcomes 50,000th Oleh Brought Home by Nefesh B’nefesh

The flight included a diverse mix of people from 22 US states and one Canadian province, including 24 families, 78 children and 10 medical professionals.

Summit on Israel-Diaspora Relations

Some 120 Jewish leaders from Israel and around the world convened for a two-day summit on formulating a plan to strengthen the connection between...

Why Do YOU Love Israel? #LiveLoveIsrael

Amazing new NBN video on Olim who love Israel. Why do YOU love Israel?

Study: Jewish Population Shrinking Outside Israel

The global Jewish population grew by more than 88,000 people over the past year, and now stands at 13.75 million, according to a new study published y Professor Sergio DellaPergola of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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