Aliyah and Grief: the Diaspora Blues

Aliyah process: Adjusting to loss like the ancient Hebrews adjusting to the loss of ‘security’ in being slaves in Egypt.

Dr. Sam Minskoff ,

Nefesh B'Nefesh Olim arrive
Nefesh B'Nefesh Olim arrive
Arutz Sheva

Dr. Sam Minskoff, a licensed clinical psychologist and Aliyah consultant at Arutz Sheva, discusses Aliyah as another process of separation and grief/mourning.

The returning Jew understands that the grief and loss that he/she experiences passes and that when the proverbial smoke clears contentment and joy remain.