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On Monday, August 13th, Chana Schwartz will be taking a simultaneous leap into history and into the future, joining with her family and almost 400 other Jews on a Nefesh B’Nefesh flight to become olim chadashim, new immigrants to Israel. more
“It seems like the right thing to do, especially now,” said Natasha Kaplan-Marans, of Lawrence, smiling beside her parents and sister as she prepared to embark from JFK on her enlistment to the IDF last week. more
When a local philanthropist speaks, there’s usually a personal connection to the cause. For Lawrence attorney Phil Rosen, it was a trip to northern Israel with his daughter last year, where they kept encountering Hebrew speakers with American accents. At a coffee shop outside Tzfat, they met a young Californian olah in uniform, and asked to hear her story. more
Making aliyah can be tough, but getting a date once you’re in Israel may not be. … more
Nefesh B'Nefesh and hi-tech processing smooth the way for a big move (Aboard Nefesh B'Nefesh Flight 3022)- Frances Greenberg's previous attempt at aliyah was unsuccessful. In … more
He’s low-key, reassuring and rabbinic, speaks easily to his charges and could easily be one of them, as he brings North American Jews closer to geulah [redemption]. In ten years, through Nefesh B’Nefesh, Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, along with Tony Gelbart, has succeeded in moving 35,000 Jews along the path to accomplish their dream of living in Israel. more
The Ministry of Immigrant Absorption and the Jewish Agency are partnering with Nefesh B’Nefesh to host a series of informational Aliyah-related events throughout March. more
NBN’s 2nd Aliyah charter flight of the season landed on August 14th bringing over 300 new olim to Israel, including 127 young men and women joining the Israel Defense Forces. These olim are among … more
Scenes from the 33rd Nefesh B'Nefesh charter flight, on July 21, 2008, which brought 220 new Olim to the State of Israel, including two families from Woodmere and one from Far Rockaway .... from … more
Gaash flew to Israel with a Nefesh B’Nefesh group of 37 olim last Tuesday, who traveled on a regular El-Al flight from Newark International Airport. Gaash hopes to transplant his life from America to an Israeli setting. … more
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