Aliyah, one of the fundamental tenets of Zionism, refers to the immigration of diaspora Jews to Israel. Literally meaning "to go up," aliyah is encouraged (and even incentivized) by the Israeli government and by organizations such as Nefesh B'Nefesh that help new olim by granting financial aid packages and guidance to ease the assimilation into Israeli culture.
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Marcel Keinan in 2017.

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Jerusalem Municipality program to encourage leadership and social entrepreneurship among olim

Jerusalem Municipality to encourage leadership among olim

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Why are there not clearer guidelines? Do we not care about olim and their families? Does the government not understand that there are olim here who are alone?

Aliyah from Brazil amid COVID-19: Right decision at the right time

Though the COVID-19 situation initially posed many constraints, Suzana is most appreciative of her new surroundings, especially when comparing life here with Rio.


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The heart of the book engages the reader with chapters that go back and forth in time.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler

Nefesh B’Nefesh, Salesclass retrain olim for hi-tech sales jobs

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104 new ‘olim’ from North America arrive in Israel

The olim (immigrants) hailed from New York, New Jersey, Ontario, California, Minnesota, Florida, Georgia, Illinois and Maryland.

How Israel emerged from COVID-19 - Live interview with Prof. Ronni Gamzu

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By Rivkah Lambert Adler
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