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The Schwartzes: Dr. Reuven, 71, and Amy, 66 from Pittsburgh to Jerusalem, 2015

'Every day is a miracle, it's just more apparent in Israel'

“The moment we landed, I started crying.”

By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
29/10/2020
(LEFT TO right) Rabba Diana Villa, Rabbi David Arias, Rabbi Yosef Kleiner and Rabbi Ehud Bandel at A

Arrival stories: Rabbi David Arias Weil, 31, Chile to Jerusalem

In Chile, he left behind his parents, four siblings, a beloved grandmother, other close relatives and many friends.

By SUSAN DE LA FUENTE
12/03/2020

Aliya as an act of faith

More than 3,000 Bnei Menashe have thus far made aliya thanks largely to Shavei Israel, the organization I founded and chair. Another 7,000 are still in India, all of whom wish to come.

THE STATUE at the Place de la République in Paris is seen featured with a giant cardboard pencil rea

An answer to Paris: The ‘gentile aliya’ epidemic

srael will soon have to expand its borders far beyond its wildest dreams – not for the benefit of the Jews, but at the request of millions of Europeans.

TRAY of pastries is seen at a patisserie owned by members of the French community in Netanya

Time to ease aliya for French Jews

It is well known that the first cracks in the equation of “France equals liberty, equality and fraternity” have been evident for quite a while.

By ARIEL KANDEL
23/01/2017
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Celebrating aliya

The concept of aliya has changed radically since the first decades of Israel’s establishment. Once upon a time, refugees made up the bulk of olim.

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An Orthodox rabbi’s unorthodox calling

Although making aliya was hardly a foregone conclusion, Israel was always part of Weisz’s life.

By Rivkah Lambert Adler
27/01/2016
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