Aliyah org deplores allegation most immigrants not Jewish

'Anyone at all familiar with aliyah from North America knows it unfathomable that 70% of them not considered Jewish according to halakha.'Mordechai Sones, 12/23/2019, 8:16 PM

400 Diaspora gap year students explore their futures in Israel

Hundreds of Diaspora Jewish students studying in Israel during their 'gap year' after high school attend Israel Fair in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/22/2019, 3:17 PM

Nominations open for 2020 Sylvan Adams NBN Bonei Zion prize

The prize recognizes outstanding English-speaking Olim who have made meaningful and lasting contributions to the State of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/25/2019, 12:42 PM

Hundreds of lone soldiers gather for draft party

Nefesh B'Nefesh and FIDF organize special celebration marking induction of over 300 lone soldiers into the IDF.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 5:51 PM

Haredi aliyah initiative blossoms into movement

Naava Kodesh establishes network to facilitate aliyah for English-speaking haredi community, focusing on networking and communityMordechai Sones, 11/5/2019, 2:48 PM

Empowering new immigrants - even before they get to Israel

Nefesh B’Nefesh plans over 20 informational aliyah events across North America for November and December.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2019, 2:55 PM

Live: Nefesh B'Nefesh Bonei Zion award

Nefesh B'Nefesh holds annual ceremony for olim who made outstanding contributions to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2019, 5:56 PM

Inspiring: 'We did it! We moved to Israel!'

Arutz Sheva had the opportunity to speak with the Nefesh B'Nefesh Olim (new immigrants) as they made their first steps in the Land of IsraelYoni Kempinski, 8/15/2019, 8:37 AM

Nefesh B'Nefesh welcomes 60,000th immigrant

Nefesh B’Nefesh welcomes 41 lone soldiers, 103 children, 3 sets of twins and a 28-day-old baby.Yoni Kempinski, 8/14/2019, 1:44 PM

Watch: 242 Olim from North America arrive in Israel

242 North American Olim arriving in Israel on a special Aliyah flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.Yoni Kempinski, 8/14/2019, 5:59 AM

Watch: Singing Hatikva before taking off for Israel

241 new Olim sing Israeli national anthem before boarding Nefesh B'Nefesh flight to Israel..Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/13/2019, 6:45 PM

Special: Tears and excitement before take off to Israel

Arutz Sheva joined the recent group of Nefesh B'Nefesh immigrants and spoke with them moments before they boarded the Israel-bound flight.Hezki Baruch, 8/13/2019, 2:38 AM

242 new North American Olim to arrive on Aliyah August 14

New immigrants, including 41 future lone soldiers, to arrive on Aliyah charter flight.Mordechai Sones, 8/8/2019, 6:25 PM

"It's never too late to fulfill your dreams"

95 Jews from North America begin new lives in Israel, including 80-year-old Iranian-born immigrant who finally fulfilled his life-long dreamArutz Sheva Staff, 7/31/2019, 12:16 PM

Helping new immigrants find the ideal place to live

Representatives from 45 communities around Israel attend 2nd annual Nefesh B’Nefesh Communities Fair, helping immigrants find their homes.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2019, 11:37 AM

Olim to learn about Israeli housing market at NBN fair

Second annual Nefesh B’Nefesh Communities Fair brings together reps from over 45 communities to help Olim find their ideal neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2019, 11:03 AM

Support program for 'Lone' National Service volunteers

Israel opens support program to help female volunteers who came from abroad to serve in Israel's Sherut Leumi.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/12/2019, 9:23 PM

NBN's program will assist Lone National Service volunteers

Program will support over 150 young women who moved to Israel without their families and chose to volunteer in Israel's National Service.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/12/2019, 10:57 AM

Olim to celebrate 'Week of the South'

2,000 olim to celebrate life in Israel's south with week of activities throughout the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 3:38 PM

KKL chairman: A catastrophe threatens Diaspora Jewry

Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael chairman Danny Atar takes part in Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah event in New Jersey, stresses importance of Aliyah.Uzi Baruch, New Jersey, 3/10/2019, 11:45 PM

Record numbers of future Olim gather in New Jersey

Nefesh B’Nefesh’s week of multiple Aliyah events throughout N.America kicks off with the ‘Mega Event,’ held for the first time in New JerseyUzi Baruch, New Jersey, 3/10/2019, 8:48 PM

Job academy for immigrants, haredim wins Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Businesses pitch ideas at Nefesh B'Nefesh's six-week Entrepreneur Boot Camp, with winners netting 25,000 shekels in seed money.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 10:48 AM

'New York Yankees' shows support for IDF lone soldiers

NY Yankees send over special hats with their logo alongside an Israeli flag as a gift to lone soldiers. 'These people have a lot of courage'Tzvi Lev, 1/26/2019, 11:07 PM

Inside the annual day devoted to lone soldiers

The sixth annual day dedicated to assisting lone soldiers comes to a close. Guests included Prime Minister Netanyahu. 'This is real Zionism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/24/2019, 6:34 PM

Down with the Jewish Agency!

God, in His infinite kindness, has given us a Jewish airline, with free tickets, to take us home to a Jewish airport in the miraculously rebuilt Jewish Homeland. American Jews, why haven't you noticed? Tzvi Fishman, 1/4/2019, 8:59 AM

Nefesh B’Nefesh ‘Initiative for Zionist Innovation’ launches

Grants to be awarded to Olim looking to create change and improve Israeli society and the communities in which they reside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2018, 1:13 PM

NBN helps South Korea prepare for reunification

Nefesh B’Nefesh hosts delegation from South Korean Ministry of Unification teach how Jews from all over the world are integrated into IsraelArutz Sheva Staff, 11/13/2018, 5:57 PM

Getting real about Aliyah: Olim kids ask questions

Schools across Israel celebrate Aliyah Day with ceremonies, projects, activities centered around Olim and their contributions to country.Mordechai Sones, 10/16/2018, 8:46 PM

Watch: Leaving USA to join the Israeli army

57 future lone soldiers were among 239 North American Olim who arrived in Israel on Wednesday. Arutz Sheva met them.Yoni Kempinski, 8/16/2018, 5:15 AM

Watch: Arutz Sheva greets new Nefesh B'Nefesh Olim

Arutz Sheva greeted the 239 new immigrants who arrived in Israel on Wednesday on a special Aliyah flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.Yoni Kempinski, 8/16/2018, 2:06 AM

Watch: 239 new Olim come home

Watch as 30 families, 90 children, 17 singles, 57 future lone soldiers and 2 National Service volunteers arrive in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2018, 6:57 AM

Post-Holocaust suitcase comes to Israel

Rabbi Kenneth Brander describes making Aliyah with suitcase his parents took from DP camp after the Holocaust.Orly Harari, 7/27/2018, 12:09 PM

Watch: From JFK to Ben Gurion

Arutz Sheva accompanies immigrants on their journey from JFK to Ben Gurion.Orly Harari, 7/26/2018, 7:51 AM

'There are no greater heroes than the Olim'

Arutz Sheva speaks with Consul General Dani Dayan as new Olim leave for Israel.Orli Harari, 7/26/2018, 5:31 AM

Wave of the future: Over half the newest immigrants are under 17

Over half of Wednesday's newest immigrants are children, and 35% of the immigrants will reside in Israel's periphery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 2:24 PM

Watch live: 232 Olim arrive in Israel

232 North Americans are arriving in Israel on Wednesday morning on a special Aliyah flight chartered by Nefesh B’Nefesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2018, 7:00 AM

92-year-old Holocaust survivor fulfills lifelong dream

Nearly 71 years to the day after immigrating to US from post-war Europe, Jack Nasielski joins his children and grandchildren in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2018, 1:16 AM

Couple celebrates 71st wedding anniversary by making Aliyah

Chicago natives, ages 93 and 91, immigrate to Israel this past Wednesday 'We finally decided to make Israel our permanent home.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2018, 2:26 PM

2018 Bonei Zion Prize recipients announced

This is the fifth year of the Bonei Zion Awards, which recognizes outstanding Anglo Olim who have made huge contributions in their fields.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2018, 1:12 PM

Samaria community 'Yakir' comes to New York

Residents of Yakir have taken upon themselves the goal of absorbing as many Jews immigrating to Israel from the US and Canada as possible.Ido Ben Porat, New York, 3/15/2018, 8:53 AM

Aliyah: 'Sometimes you have to follow your dreams'

'I teach people to "Stand with Israel", and I decided to put into practice what I preach.'Mordechai Sones, 3/14/2018, 10:33 AM

Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah Fair - moving to Israel the easy way

Nefesh B’Nefesh hosts annual ‘Mega Aliyah Fair’ in NYC for nearly 1,500 prospective immigrants to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2018, 1:49 PM

Joe Lieberman's granddaughter makes Aliyah

Granddaughter of former US Senator Joe Lieberman immigrates to Israel today from Atlanta, Georgia. 'Why would I live anywhere else?'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/27/2018, 10:48 AM

Nefesh B’Nefesh to host annual ‘Mega Aliyah Fair’ in NYC

Nefesh B'Nefesh plans mega event for March 11, Arutz Sheva will be on the spot, providing full coverage.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2018, 4:25 PM

Liberman: They came from around the world to serve the IDF

Annual event serves as a one-stop shop for lone soldiers to complete their errands. 'These lone soldiers are all valuable in their own way.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2018, 4:16 PM

Nefesh B’Nefesh - FIDF ‘personal errands day’ for Lone Soldiers

All essential government agencies whose services are needed by Lone Soldiers were concentrated under one roof in one intensive day.Mordechai Sones, 1/21/2018, 1:34 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh grants awards to 20 immigrants

Special award ceremony honors immigrants who create change, impact Israeli society and engage the immigrant community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/15/2018, 12:36 PM

Nefesh B’Nefesh closes year with 196 Olim in 1 day

Total number of Olim from North America in 2017 is 3,633.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/27/2017, 9:22 PM

Will new IDF policies keep doctors from immigrating to Israel?

Under new guidlines, doctors moving to Israel would be forced to serve for two years in the IDF. 'No more doctors will move here.'Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 9:41 PM

500 new immigrants gather to learn about housing opportunities

Israel Communities Fair, a first of its kind, brings representatives from over 40 communities to help Olim find their dream neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2017, 12:20 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh holds Thanksgiving event at Jerusalem's shuk

Jerusalem Olim come together to network, eat turkey and drink beer in honor of US holiday.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/24/2017, 11:24 AM

Nefesh B'Nefesh to hold multiple fairs across North America

NBN will hold fairs in Baltimore, Chicago, Cleveland, South Florida, and Atlanta, providing information to those looking to explore aliyah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2017, 2:16 PM

Will Israel's Hi-Tech scene bring Jews home?

Nefesh B'Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth L'Israel event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel's north, south, and in Jerusalem.Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 11/19/2017, 3:48 PM

Aliyah event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel

Nefesh B'Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael event in NYC highlights tech opportunities in Israel's north, south and in JerusalemHezki Baruch, 11/15/2017, 5:42 PM

Nefesh B'Nefesh launches ‘Initiative for Zionist Innovation’

NBN seeks the next generation of business leaders and innovators 'to change the face of Zionism and Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/18/2017, 7:18 PM

The Chabadnik who held a water war in the middle of Manhattan

Meet Meir Kay, a young Jew from New York who spearheaded a project to cheer and inspire everyone via online videos.Yoni Kempinski, 9/17/2017, 12:02 AM

WATCH: From goodbye tears to the joy of landing

Arutz Sheva accompanies new immigrants to Israel, from before they take off in New York to the joyous moment they land in Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 8/23/2017, 9:07 AM