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Why People Love Volunteering in Israel

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
17/09/2015
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Where Are They Now? The Olim of the July 2014 Charter Flight

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
17/09/2015
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Spotted on Social: Moshe Somers’ Activity List

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!

By Nefesh B Nefesh
10/09/2015
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“WATCH: Highlights of 232 Olim Landing on the August 2015 Charter Flight”

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
10/09/2015
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Melinda and Chelsea: The Inspiring Story of Aliyah Across the Ages

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
10/09/2015
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Sam Eisenberg: From Nativ to 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

By Nefesh B Nefesh
07/06/2015
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How Natalie Edwards Built a Successful Career in Israel’s Startup Industry

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
07/06/2015
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An Olah Reports From Nepal

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
07/06/2015
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WATCH: Why Olim #LiveLoveIsrael

In honor of Israel’s 67 years, Nefesh B’Nefesh has produced a video showcasing what Olim love about their lives in Israel.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
21/04/2015
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5 Ways that Olim Kick Back

There are many ways in which Olim and native Israelis spend their leisure time. Here are some of the most popular.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
21/04/2015
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How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water

Here is the extraordinary story of a marketing-genius Oleh who, already successful, saw his successes skyrocket in Israel.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
21/04/2015
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VIDEO: Are you ready for the South?

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
11/03/2015
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Make yourself at home… in Israel

Olim share their reflections of how the Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah Mega event helped them get started on their Aliyah journey.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
11/03/2015
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NBN Announces Bonei Zion Prize Recipients for 2015

This month, we announced the seven winners of our annual Bonei Tzion prize.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
11/03/2015
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Over 1,000 IDF 'lone soldiers' attend personal errand day in Tel Aviv

This opportunity to handle important personal affairs for 'lone soldiers' was organized by Nefesh B'Nefesh and Friends of the IDF Lone Soldier Program.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
22/02/2015
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5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel

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,

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples

Most Anglo Olim follow this path: They arrive in Israel.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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5 Strategies for Finding Your Professional Place 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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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From Think Tank to Environmental Consultant

When Alana Tenzer was a junior at the University of Maryland, she couldn’t wait to study abroad. She was headed to Mount Kilimanjaro,

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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The Burstein Brothers: 3 Oleh Siblings in the IDF

In Israel, every Jew is required to serve the country.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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NefeshB’Nefesh Provides Services to Bnot Sherut

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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How Doctors Are Impacting Israel’s South

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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Impact Israel: How 7 Young Professional Olim Fulfilled Their Dreams in Israel

Our Impact Israel conference showcased seven extraordinary young professional Olim.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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Sovev Tel Aviv, Israel’s Largest Biking Event

Imagine: one of the most bustling cities in Israel shuts down its highway and most of its streets. Bikes take over.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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Running Through Color

Who knew getting splattered with paint powder could be so fun?

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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Formula 1 Racecars Zip Through Jerusalem

Rev up your engines!

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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36 Hours in Southern Israel

For families in the South, Shabbat is a time when community members open up their homes to one another

By Nefesh B Nefesh
05/02/2015
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A Look Back at the Winners of the Bonei Zion Prize

From a founder of Ben Gurion University’s Faculty of Medicine to a young soldier who ensured that humanitarian aid reached civilians in Gaza

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Pumpkin Krembos and Lone Soldiers: An NBN Thanksgiving Meal

On Thursday night, over 200 Olim packed into a hall in Tel Aviv for the Nefesh B’Nefesh eighth annual Thanksgiving dinner.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Blog: Ani Lo Maveen Ivrit

By Marc Rosenberg, NBN Director of Pre-Aliyah

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Change Makers: How Young Olim are Giving Back

On a Friday morning at 6 AM, 45 young Olim boarded a bus in Tel Aviv headed south.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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New Arrivals

Meet Nine of Israel’s Newest Citizens

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Touchdown: The Surprising Story of American Football in Israel

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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A Drop in Time

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Why Retirees are Thriving in Israel

“Where did the week go?” Nina Spiro, a new Olah in her 80s often says to her husband, Ron on Friday mornings.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Thanks to Aliyah video

Video: Ronald & Shelley Sommer Speak About Their Aliyah

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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6 Frequently Asked Questions about Israeli Healthcare

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Starting Over in Israel

At 61, Deborah Fineblum, mother of three and grandmother of eight, decided that now was the time to make Aliyah.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
26/01/2015
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Food Shopping In Israel

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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How Women Can Have it All in Israel

When Yael Maizels was a research fellow at Cornell University, she knew she wouldn’t be having children in the US.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home

This Thanksgiving, Daniel and Chavi Eisenberg are thankful to have finally made it to Israel.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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Why Israel Could Be the Answer to the Jewish Education Crisis

With three children in Jewish day schools in Canada, Stephen Epstein found the tuition prices prohibitive.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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36 Hours in Northern Israel

In the lush Galilee, families spend Shabbat soaking up their surrounding nature.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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PetBNB:An Olah’s Unusual Canine Startup

Growing up in a small town in Minnesota, Kassandra Grunewald, 29, knew very few Jews outside her own family.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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Lazer & Mookie’s Journey to Success

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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How to Build a Successful Marketing Agency

When Ari Nahmani spent two months in a high school Israel program, the far-away land of his childhood legends became real.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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8 Tips for Reinventing Yourself in Israel

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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How a Christian Boarding School Grad Became the Marketing Director of Israel’s Top Tourism Company

Sarah Hindman’s goal while growing up in Boston was to be blond, athletic and Protestant—the all-American girl.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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An Unconventional Start-Up Nation Success Story

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

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
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Meet The King of Wings

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.

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
Oleh to the Rescue
Oleh to the Rescue

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

By Nefesh B Nefesh
25/01/2015
Akoya Club Spa and Pleasure
A modern-day Roman feast

A new spa club offers full-scale pampering for the whole day.

By NORA BERLIN
30/05/2013
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