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In Israel, volunteerism is a core part of the culture. Israeli children spend many hours each week involved in community projects through their youth movements.
In honor of the July 2015 charter flight, we checked in with four Olim from last year’s flight – and found them thriving with their family, building successful careers and giving back to the country.
Aliyah is a life changing event that affects everyone in the family. The way 8 year old Moshe Somers handled this change blew us away!
Relive the inspiration and excitement of the August 2015 Aliyah Charter Flight. Watch as the new Olim celebrate their first moments in Israel and experience the joy of 232 dreams coming true.
On her trip to Poland, Chelsea befriended her bus captain, Melinda. They sat beside each other on the bus and spoke about their shared desire to make Aliyah.
After visiting Israel and participating in a variety of programs and educational experiences, Sam is fulfilling his dream of making Aliyah and serving in the IDF
After getting an MBA from Tel Aviv University and starting a blog covering Israel’s tech community, Natalie was able to create a thriving network and immerse herself in Israel’s startup scene.
Yardena Schwartz is living her dream of being a foreign correspondent in Israel, and flew to Nepal to report on the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake.
In honor of Israel’s 67 years, Nefesh B’Nefesh has produced a video showcasing what Olim love about their lives in Israel.
There are many ways in which Olim and native Israelis spend their leisure time. Here are some of the most popular.
Here is the extraordinary story of a marketing-genius Oleh who, already successful, saw his successes skyrocket in Israel.
If you appreciate living in a beautiful environment, a laid back life style, and close-knit community, Israel's South might be just the thing you are looking for.
Olim share their reflections of how the Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah Mega event helped them get started on their Aliyah journey.
This month, we announced the seven winners of our annual Bonei Tzion prize.
This opportunity to handle important personal affairs for 'lone soldiers' was organized by Nefesh B'Nefesh and Friends of the IDF Lone Soldier Program.
Making Aliyah with years of experience in your field can be a great thing -- you have tons of expertise to bring to the market, you’re coming with an international perspective in your industry,
Most Anglo Olim follow this path: They arrive in Israel.
In Israel’s thriving economy, there are tons of opportunities for skilled English speakers. Coming with a great professional background and resume can certainly help.
When Alana Tenzer was a junior at the University of Maryland, she couldn’t wait to study abroad. She was headed to Mount Kilimanjaro,
Walk through the bustling Machaneh Yehuda market, past the produce sellers shouting their daily deals and the locals pushing their overflowing carts, and take a left down a quiet side street.
If you’re lucky enough to be walking on the Tel Aviv promenade early in the morning, you’ll see the calm Mediterranean waves and you’ll feel the light breeze on your skin.
In Israel, every Jew is required to serve the country.
On a typical day, Devora Davidowitz, 18, is up at 6 AM, ready to begin her volunteer work at the Mishpachton – a Dimona-based home for children whose parents cannot care for them.
When Professor Carmi Margalit (Margolis) moved from Richmond, Virginia, to Be’er Sheva over 39 years ago, the desert city was quiet with few conveniences.
Our Impact Israel conference showcased seven extraordinary young professional Olim.
Imagine: one of the most bustling cities in Israel shuts down its highway and most of its streets. Bikes take over.
Who knew getting splattered with paint powder could be so fun?
Rev up your engines!
For families in the South, Shabbat is a time when community members open up their homes to one another
From a founder of Ben Gurion University’s Faculty of Medicine to a young soldier who ensured that humanitarian aid reached civilians in Gaza
On Thursday night, over 200 Olim packed into a hall in Tel Aviv for the Nefesh B’Nefesh eighth annual Thanksgiving dinner.
By Marc Rosenberg, NBN Director of Pre-Aliyah
On a Friday morning at 6 AM, 45 young Olim boarded a bus in Tel Aviv headed south.
Meet Nine of Israel’s Newest Citizens
Last year, Aliza Shore, 17, was on vacation in northern Israel when one of her cousins pulled out a football and started tossing it around.
From April to September, almost every day in Israel is sunny. Even when a few clouds appear in the sky, they are rarely followed by rain.
“Where did the week go?” Nina Spiro, a new Olah in her 80s often says to her husband, Ron on Friday mornings.
Video: Ronald & Shelley Sommer Speak About Their Aliyah
Moving to a new country and acclimating to a whole new healthcare system can be challenging. After all, finally understanding your birth country’s healthcare system was a feat in and of itself.
At 61, Deborah Fineblum, mother of three and grandmother of eight, decided that now was the time to make Aliyah.
Early on in your Aliyah, there’s one thing you’re definitely going to need to do: go food shopping. Israel’s shopping venues may be similar to what you’re used to--or drastically different.
When Yael Maizels was a research fellow at Cornell University, she knew she wouldn’t be having children in the US.
This Thanksgiving, Daniel and Chavi Eisenberg are thankful to have finally made it to Israel.
With three children in Jewish day schools in Canada, Stephen Epstein found the tuition prices prohibitive.
In the lush Galilee, families spend Shabbat soaking up their surrounding nature.
Growing up in a small town in Minnesota, Kassandra Grunewald, 29, knew very few Jews outside her own family.
When Lazer and Mookie Cohen talk about their dreams, they are full of confidence. They know what they want and they set themselves up to achieve it.
When Ari Nahmani spent two months in a high school Israel program, the far-away land of his childhood legends became real.
Many Olim stick to the same profession they had in the states. Others take the opportunity created by their transition to also transform their career.
Sarah Hindman’s goal while growing up in Boston was to be blond, athletic and Protestant—the all-American girl.
Sporting a big, bushy beard and tchelet (blue fringes) on his tzitzit, Gary Levitt is not your typical hi-tech entrepreneur. After all, this man who built—and sold—an email marketing company halfway
At the intersection of Tel Aviv’s hipster, yuppie and financial districts is Wings, a brand new American eatery that is bringing fried chicken wings to Israel.
They may not make the news or qualify for rounds of funding, but an increasing number of Anglo Olim are making their mark on Israeli society
A new spa club offers full-scale pampering for the whole day.