Aliyah: The rude awakening

Aliyah and the RUDE AWAKENING that comes with it can induce the Jew into considering and reassessing his or her quality of life.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 2/28/2020, 3:49 PM

What makes the adjustment process in Aliyah so challenging?

The challenges that the process of Aliyah presents are curative, healing in design.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 2/21/2020, 3:18 PM

Impediments that interfere with aliyah: Reasons or excuses?

Are there ‘legitimate’ reasons and not just excuses not to make aliyah?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 2/14/2020, 4:08 PM

Home sickness and ‘Diaspora sickness’

Aliyah can be the remedy for ‘home confusion’ which can lead to mistaken identity during the Aliyah process.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 2/7/2020, 3:18 PM

Aliyah and sovereignty - is there a connection between them?

Knowing what to carry, not only outside but inside, can very well determine and profoundly affect the ongoing aliyah process.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/31/2020, 4:01 PM

Will the rest of the Jews leave the Diaspora eventually?

It appears the question of Diaspora is being answered as the Jew hating violence continues to escalate.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/24/2020, 4:30 PM

The effects of Jew hatred and violence on aliyah

Will upgraded security in the Diaspora be effective in stopping Jew-hating violence, thereby assuring overall safety for Jews?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/17/2020, 4:20 PM

How anti-Semitic violence abroad affects Aliyah

Will increased security in the Diaspora be effective in stopping anti-Semitic violence, thereby assuring overall safety for Jews?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/10/2020, 2:41 PM

The false hope in the Diaspora that seriously discourages aliyah

Discouraging aliyah can result in Jews' self-hatred, increased denial of the Jew-hating violence, and apathy.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/3/2020, 1:45 PM

Violent Jew-hatred and the world’s bluff, as it affects aliyah

The Jews' response to anti-Semitism and violent Jew-hatred, both ancient and current, affects the Jew in ways so subtle.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/27/2019, 2:44 PM

Does rising anti-Semitism mean the time is right for Aliyah?

The causes behind contemporary anti-Semitism and why now is the time - more than ever - Jews should be making Aliyah to Israel.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/20/2019, 2:42 PM

Is making Aliyah the cure for Jew hatred?

What happens to those self-hating Jews who choose to remain in the Diaspora and are ‘content’ to do so?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/13/2019, 2:30 PM

Are you considering aliyah? This is what you should know

The process of considering aliyah includes who and what the individual Jew is in relation to his or her future.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/6/2019, 3:55 PM

Aliyah and tolerance of anti-Semitic violence

The time has come to confront the tacit acceptance of anti-Jewish violence. What is the cause - and the cure?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 11/29/2019, 4:05 PM

Aliyah in a time like no other

The similarities between the Aliyah to Israel today, and the story of Noah’s Ark.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 11/22/2019, 1:57 PM

Aliyah ‘trauma’: A blessing in disguise?

Aliyah is a special adjustment process, through which Jews are blessed like never before.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 11/15/2019, 4:10 PM

Is Israel the only place where Jews can prosper?

Just what is prosperity when it comes to Jews and aliyah?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 11/8/2019, 4:13 PM

Inclination to make Aliyah: Is it natural or ‘Divine’?

Do Jews have an intrinsic inclination towards Aliyah?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 11/1/2019, 4:11 PM

Assimilation and Jew-hatred: Is it the same in the Diaspora?

Do Jew-hatred and assimilation depend on location? If so, how are these influences manifested? What actually is ESCAPE AND SAFETY?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 10/25/2019, 3:28 PM

‘Aliyah Apathy’: The worst thing a Jewish soul can endure

Can resisting Aliyah for long periods of time contribute to a hazardous condition to a Jew's soul or spirit?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 10/4/2019, 2:36 PM

Jews, self-worth and the ‘halo effect’ as affecting aliyah

The choice to make aliyah is a function of the potential immigrant’s sense of self-worth as a Jew or Israelite.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 9/27/2019, 5:37 PM

Aliyah: The transition from exile to home

Why the transitional anxiety that one experiences when making Aliyah is really a blessing.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 9/20/2019, 2:23 PM

Anti-Semitism vs. Jewish self-hatred: Can conflict be resolved?

Is Jewish self-hatred a defense mechanism aimed at getting the world to love Jews and Israel?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 9/6/2019, 6:25 PM

Self-hating Jews and the Stockholm Syndrome

Is the cause of some Jews' self-hatred the result of millennium of persecutions?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 8/23/2019, 6:39 PM

Who wants to ‘Escape’ from aliyah?!

Why many of the Jews in the Diaspora become convinced that remaining in the exile is the heroic thing to do.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 8/16/2019, 5:57 PM

Is being in the Diaspora dangerous for a Jew's health?

The onset of Diaspora Syndrome starts with denial, lulling a Jew in Exile into a false sense of security.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 8/9/2019, 6:53 PM

Is the Diaspora so deep in the Jewish DNA that there is no hope?

How fear and trauma of the exile can warp the perception of a Jew enough to reject the mitzvah of aliyah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 8/2/2019, 3:09 PM

Is resistance to aliyah tied to denial of one's Jewish identity?

The Jew that resists the very Land his or her soul is intertwined with is bound to ‘sink with the ship’.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 7/26/2019, 4:05 PM

Why self hating Jews don’t ‘get it’

What does it take to get through to self hating leftist Jews and to avoid the worst tragedy of another Holocaust?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 7/17/2019, 4:40 AM

Self-hating Jews: A harsh recovery from a severe exile

A scattered People recovering from two thousand years of exile and persecution are bound to have issues getting in the way of making aliyah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 7/5/2019, 6:23 PM

Why can't Jews in the Diaspora live a 'normal life' as Jews?

Hear all the excuses for not making Aliyah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 6/25/2019, 4:16 AM

So, how do we motivate Aliyah?

Other than better available housing, benefits, clearing out the enemy, etc. what would be the most effective motivator in increasing Aliyah?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 6/14/2019, 4:15 PM

Jews of the Diaspora ask: Should Israel be ruled by Torah Law?

After the political debate, Diaspora Jews are also wondering: Can Israeli society accept policies based on Torah or Halacha?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 6/7/2019, 6:18 PM

A 'proud Jew' or a 'prideful Jew'?

Does pride and proud mean the same thing when it comes down to a Jew hiding his identity in public?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 5/31/2019, 5:40 PM

Is a Jew who makes Aliyah a better Jew than one who does not?

Does Aliyah justify the prideful claims of a Jew that he or she is a better Jew than those Jews who remain in the Diaspora?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 5/24/2019, 6:51 PM

Would expelling the enemies of Israel increase Aliyah?

The factor that actually prevents Aliyah so that the ensuing FEAR creeps in which brings about negative motivation.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 5/17/2019, 6:46 PM

Does southern terror harm Aliyah?

The fear of lack of protection from rockets due to caving in to the enemy out of fear may affect the frequency of Aliyah. Opinion.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 5/10/2019, 6:39 PM

An alarm for Jews to return home to Israel?

How is it that Jew-hating violence, murders, and massacres occurred most recently on the last day of Pesach? How can this be a coincidence?Dr. Sam Minskoff, 5/3/2019, 6:46 PM

The connection between the Exodus and Aliyah to Israel

The Exodus: Aliyah both general and individual, can be factors leading to redemption of the Jews in general as well as Jews individually.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 4/24/2019, 3:08 AM

Aliyah: When the facts don't tell the truth

How attempts to persuade Jews not to immigrate to Israel by means of 'facts' do not achieve their goal.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 4/12/2019, 4:27 PM

Lies, excuses and 'practical reasons' for not making Aliyah

'Practical Reasons' for not making Aliyah could create unnecessary and dangerous obstacles along the Aliyah TrailDr. Sam Minskoff, 4/5/2019, 5:53 PM

The anti-Semitic excuses for hatred of Jews

The adage that a country's continuously poor economy leads to rising Jew hatred is being challenged in modern times.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 3/29/2019, 3:49 PM

How to deal with the misguided Jews who discourage Aliyah?

Those self hating, misguided Jews who discourage Aliyah and speak out against Israel fact warp the basic precepts of Torah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 3/22/2019, 4:40 PM

The conflicts between olim living in Israel and Diaspora Jews

The tension between Diaspora Jews and olim that is influencing, affecting, and maybe blocking potential Aliyah is finally coming to a head.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 3/15/2019, 4:40 PM

Self-hatred of Jews: How does this affect immigration to Israel?

Leftist Jews prone to Jew hatred (self-hating Jews) are having a tragic impact on Aliyah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 3/8/2019, 4:07 PM

Are you afraid to make Aliyah to Israel?

Israel's security issues along with biased (Jew-hating) media may effect Aliyah.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 3/1/2019, 5:14 AM

The way to combat Jew hatred

The dynamics behind the perpetuation of Jew hatred and what to do about it.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 2/22/2019, 4:12 PM

The Aliyah conflict: Dignity vs. shame

Resistance to Aliyah resulting from shame and discouraging religious leaders endangers Jews in the Diaspora.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 2/15/2019, 2:10 AM

Aliyah: The way to overall mental health

Israel has the environment most suitable for a Jew to be in.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 2/8/2019, 3:45 PM

Did religious Jewish leader discourage Aliyah?

The problem of resistance and denial resulting from trauma over the centuries puts Aliyah in grave danger.Dr. Sam Minkoff, 2/1/2019, 4:04 PM

Aliyah: Coming home to to the land of the impossible

Israel is the place where the impossible happens in a possible way.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/25/2019, 4:31 PM

Why doesn't the haredi public immigrate to Israel?

The lasting influence and effects of the curse of the spies since the time of Joshua and Caleb is rampant to this day.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/18/2019, 3:14 PM

The 'fearsome challenges' that block the identity of a Jew

How 'fearsome challenges' of Aliyah enhance and strengthen the identity of a Jew.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/11/2019, 7:04 AM

The effect of 'fake news' on Aliyah

Negative reports about making Aliyah and the Land of Israel may seem accurate and yet are actually false.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 1/4/2019, 7:08 AM

Aliyah and its effects on mental health

Making Aliyah and living in Israel for a Jew can very well enhance the development of his or her 'human condition'.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/28/2018, 2:55 PM

Should there be 'preconditions' for making Aliyah?

Making Aliyah: Practical vs. ideal.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/21/2018, 2:47 PM

Remaining in the Diaspora - courage or cowardice?

In the Diaspora, the Jew risks being caught up in the courage-or-cowardice conflict.Dr. Sam Minskoff, 12/14/2018, 3:10 PM