Seriously considering the “A” word?

Seriously considering the “A” word?

US Jews never envisaged a time when they would need to seriously consider leaving the US and making Israel their permanent home. Op-ed.Ron Jager, 9/26/2020, 8:00 PM
Our houses are burning, brothers

Our houses are burning, brothers

American Jews, don't waste money on rebuilding - use it to buy oneway tickets and a new home in Israel.Tzvi Fishman, 8/31/2020, 6:06 PM
Meat, milk, and Aliyah" Parashat Re'eh

Meat, milk, and Aliyah" Parashat Re'eh

How long do we have to wait from meat to milk? And how long are we allowed to wait to make aliya?Daniel Pinner, 8/13/2020, 8:30 AM
Life in the exile is a holding pattern: A brand new oleh speaks

Life in the exile is a holding pattern: A brand new oleh speaks

In the Diaspora, we are not building as much as trying not to fall off a spiritual and physical ledge. Op-ed.Rabbi Steven Pruzansky , 7/29/2020, 12:06 PM
Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

Prayer to come to the Land of Israel

Ths may be the most important prayer you say in your life.Tzvi Fishman, 7/29/2020, 11:50 AM
It is better to be a floor washer in Eretz Yisrael than a Rabbi in the Diaspora

It is better to be a floor washer in Eretz Yisrael than a Rabbi in the Diaspora

There is no obligation to be a Rabbi, but there is an obligation for a Jew to dwell in the Land of Israel. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 7/26/2020, 8:00 AM
Don't listen to me - listen to Moshe

Don't listen to me - listen to Moshe

What is the first and fundamental mitzva that Moshe explains when he teaches the Torah to his people? Not Shabbos. Not kashrus.Tzvi Fishman, 7/22/2020, 8:38 AM
Life is in the power of the tongue

Life is in the power of the tongue

Vows can be a way to a life full of sanctity.Torah MiTzion, 7/20/2020, 11:08 AM
Aliya to Israel, a small country with a big footprint

Aliya to Israel, a small country with a big footprint

There are indeed some things that are easier in the US and some things - the ones that really count - that are far better here. Op-ed.Dr. Richard D. Small, 7/14/2020, 7:35 PM
Hang ‘Em High

Hang ‘Em High

The leaders of Diaspora Jews didn’t prepare their people for what was seen as inevitable to any student of Jewish History and Torah. Op-edTzvi Fishman, 7/12/2020, 4:30 AM
The Israeli government's campaign to 'Save Diaspora Jewry'

The Israeli government's campaign to 'Save Diaspora Jewry'

The new global strategy is 6 brightly-colored band aids, intended to rescue a patient in the last stages of cardiac arrest. Shred it. Op-ed.Tzvi Fishman, 7/6/2020, 2:24 PM
Aliya: Running or becoming?

Aliya: Running or becoming?

Israel is not a place to escape or run to, although it can be that as well. Israel is a place to step up into higher purpose and meaning.Moshe Kempinski, 7/6/2020, 12:07 PM
50 reasons to make Aliyah

50 reasons to make Aliyah

From getting closer to G-d to the thriving economy, excellent medical care and the availability of bagels-what more can you ask? Come home.Tzvi Fishman, 7/5/2020, 4:00 AM
Get the Aliyah APP

Get the Aliyah APP

The writer has just the APP you need to make your aliyah a success. And he is looking for a name for it. Read on.Shmuel Sackett, 7/2/2020, 4:00 AM
The Great Call

The Great Call

Come now! If there is a new outburst of COVID-19 flights may be reduced. Rabbis and activists in Israel sign a letter to Jewish leaders.Tzvi Fishman, 6/26/2020, 2:00 PM
An open letter to Rabbi Zachariah Wallerstein

An open letter to Rabbi Zachariah Wallerstein

It seems we need reminders that no matter how sweet exile, galut, seems, it is not our home. BLM provided them. Don't wait, come now. Op-ed.Sarah Feld, 6/23/2020, 5:00 PM
50 ways to leave America

50 ways to leave America

Ask yourself, "How can I live my most Jewish best?" Opinion.Rabbi Hillel Fendel, 6/18/2020, 10:47 PM
Coronavirus patient boards plane to Israel

Coronavirus patient boards plane to Israel

New immigrant receives lab results confirming coronavirus from US lab - after arriving in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2020, 10:18 AM
Don't run away

Don't run away

Every Jew outside Israel should begin preparations to come home as soon as possible, but not because of riots, looting or Covid-19. Op-edShmuel Sackett, 6/6/2020, 11:59 PM
The next Great Aliyah Wave

The next Great Aliyah Wave

Israel has been asked to assist Diaspora Jews, but is it prepared for an aliyah wave or will it lose olim who find no homes and jobs? Op-ed.Leonie Ben-Simon, 6/5/2020, 5:30 PM
A plague of human locusts

A plague of human locusts

Life in the US may change drastically for young adults in the wake off local law enforcement's failure to deal effectively with the riots.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 6/4/2020, 4:00 PM
The God of Israel's Hand in nature and history

The God of Israel's Hand in nature and history

Is He punishing those who most oppressed the Jewish people, throughout the ages?Ariel Natan Pasko, 6/3/2020, 10:01 AM
Spiritual aliya

Spiritual aliya

At Mount Sinai, Heaven touched the Earth. When we returned to the land of Israel, the Earth reached up to touch the Heavens.Moshe Kempinski, 5/19/2020, 11:51 AM
Will Anti-Semitism and COVID-19 be enough?

Will Anti-Semitism and COVID-19 be enough?

I perceive elements out there that can do the job of encouraging Jews to return home much more efficiently, effectively, and quickly than I.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 5/8/2020, 1:23 PM
Response to op-ed "Jewish leaders are failing our youth"

Response to op-ed "Jewish leaders are failing our youth"

The failure of Diaspora Jewish leadership to attract Jewish youth is because today’s spiritless leaders of Diaspora Jewry have taken the Zion out of Zionism, transforming it into an “ism” like any other, burying its connection to aliyah. Tzvi Fishman, 5/3/2020, 11:35 AM
Why the Israeli attitude toward American Jews isn't very Jewish

Why the Israeli attitude toward American Jews isn't very Jewish

Israelis seem to be telling US Jews: 'You can come here whenever you want. You can have a home here whenever you want. But please, keep your mouth shut until you do' - and I think there's something wrong with that picture. Will Blesch, 4/23/2020, 12:54 PM
The Aliya Apocalypse is coming

The Aliya Apocalypse is coming

The difference between the situation of Jews in the Diaspora and those in Israel during the corona pandemic has led to a change in the way Diaspora Jews look at the Jewish state, from the Zionists to the haredim to the progressives. Rabbi Elchanan Poupko, 4/20/2020, 1:15 PM
Could I be responsible for Israel's destruction?  

Could I be responsible for Israel's destruction?  

Diaspora Jewry has a lot to answer for - especially now that the election results are in. Alan Silverstein, 3/15/2020, 8:04 AM
Coronavirus and the Jewish problem

Coronavirus and the Jewish problem

Suddenly, the gates to Israel are closed to world Jewry because of an epidemic.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 3/11/2020, 11:20 PM
A new reality - is it time to move to Israel?

A new reality - is it time to move to Israel?

Is it yet time to come home? Where are you...ayeka? Chaya Gross, 2/27/2020, 1:00 PM
The Diasporavirus

The Diasporavirus

Those Jews stricken by the Diasporavirus epidemic exhibit signs of disorientation, believing they have found the Promised Land in America, Australia, and Mexico Tzvi Fishman, 2/18/2020, 12:30 PM
Bridge over troubled waters

Bridge over troubled waters

To the American Jews who marched on Sunday: The only chance of survival is to jump off the bridge into the East River and latch onto a steamer headed for Israel. Tzvi Fishman, 1/7/2020, 7:32 AM
The only way to protect American and European Jews

The only way to protect American and European Jews

Diaspora Jews can live locked-down in fortress synagogues, schools and community centers, or they can live free lives in Israel. Robert Harris, 12/24/2019, 9:11 AM
Nefesh B'Nefesh deplores allegation most immigrants not Jewish

Nefesh B'Nefesh 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
So glad I’m raising my kids in Israel. Here’s why.

So glad I’m raising my kids in Israel. Here’s why.

I always will be an American living in Israel, despite my best efforts. But my children will grow up to be Israelis and Judaic Hebrew texts will be accessible in a way they never will be for me, Hebrew will be the language of their daily life. Shira Lankin Sheps, 11/28/2019, 7:53 AM
Why be a Half-Believer?

Why be a Half-Believer?

The foundation of our emunah (faith) begins with Avraham Avinu. He wasn’t a half-believer. He believed with a complete faith. And you? Tzvi Fishman, 11/10/2019, 6:27 AM
Haredi aliyah initiative blossoms into movement

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
The betrayal of Benjamin Netanyahu

The betrayal of Benjamin Netanyahu

In Israel, the political discourse has become a vulgar and personal crusade to destroy the political legacy of one of Israel’s greatest leaders, The Ethiopian community is an example of how this could be done. Ron Jager, 9/26/2019, 9:18 PM
Exile or Aliyah? – That is the question

Exile or Aliyah? – That is the question

From the Rambam to the late Rabbi Kook, Rabbi Feinstein, Rabbi Avraham Shapira, Rabbi Soloveitchik, Avnei Nezer and up to Rabbi Kanievsky Shlita - what is the halakhic status of moving to Israel? Is it an obligation or voluntary? Tzvi Fishman, 9/25/2019, 8:18 AM
'I love Israel, people have everything they need here'

'I love Israel, people have everything they need here'

More than 2,000 new olim children from 37 countries set to join Israeli school system, including 31 who arrived in covert missions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2019, 5:04 PM
The unlikeliest Absorption Center: Disability care and inclusion

The unlikeliest Absorption Center: Disability care and inclusion

A soft landing in Israel for volunteers at ALEH - a mitzvah that also helps the doer. Noam Mirvis, 8/25/2019, 10:18 AM
Aliyah to Israel - despite the personal cost

Aliyah to Israel - despite the personal cost

David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff discuss the extraordinary story of a one-parent family and the tribulations in its immigration to Israel.David Lev and Dr. Sam Minskoff, 8/21/2019, 6:29 AM
Nefesh B'Nefesh welcomes 60,000th immigrant

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
Why I am not upset with the dwindling American Jewish population

Why I am not upset with the dwindling American Jewish population

Jews behind clouds were never a detriment to our collective identity. Sheri Oz, 7/23/2019, 11:09 AM
Aliyah from Lubavitcher Rebbe's apartment 25 years after passing

Aliyah from Lubavitcher Rebbe's apartment 25 years after passing

Cohen family left lives in France, but also special home, that of Lubavitcher Rebbe's mother in Paris, 25 years after Rebbe's passing.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2019, 6:10 PM
The sweet Diaspora

The sweet Diaspora

The goal of the Exodus was to bring the liberated Nation to the Land of Israel. Sinai was a stop along the way, not the final destination. Paris, Berlin, London, Brooklyn, and Los Angeles are never mentioned. Tzvi Fishman, 7/1/2019, 12:38 PM
Hungary: Jews come to Israel after 13% increase in anti-Semitism

Hungary: Jews come to Israel after 13% increase in anti-Semitism

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews brings first Hungarian Jews to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/27/2019, 4:37 PM
A mitzvah you could do in your sleep

A mitzvah you could do in your sleep

The mitzvah of יִשּׁוּב אֶרֶץ יִשְׂרָאֵל, dwelling in the Land of Israel, takes a definite commitment to begin with. But having made the commitment, it is a mitzvah which lasts your entire life. Daniel Pinner, 6/26/2019, 7:27 AM
The aliyah question

The aliyah question

Looking at aliyah through the lens of Torah. Exile is not only a physical reality of space but is actually more of a spiritual reality of spirit and soul. Moshe Kempinski, 6/24/2019, 11:01 PM
Helping new immigrants find the ideal place to live

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
 From the Hebrew press: The truth about Israel

From the Hebrew press: The truth about Israel

What would happen if the 19th century Zionist thinkers and visionaries could see us today? Well, it all depends. Haggai Segal, 5/8/2019, 11:58 PM
Open letter to Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein: Lead your flock to Israel!

Open letter to Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein: Lead your flock to Israel!

Aliyah must be spoken of openly as a viable option. Jews in the diaspora should not flee in fear, but they should be wisely oriented to the idea, and be prepared. Israeli Independence Day is a good time to begin. Sarah Feld, 5/8/2019, 11:50 PM
A7 Exclusive: My last day in galut and my arrival in Israel

A7 Exclusive: My last day in galut and my arrival in Israel

Exclusive excerpt from the writer's upcoming biography - a thought provoking Pesach article.Rabbi Nachman Kahana, 4/16/2019, 1:41 PM
'I know that the IDF is strong, and I'm happy to be here'

'I know that the IDF is strong, and I'm happy to be here'

Undaunted by security threats, new immigrants settle in Gaza periphery.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 3:37 PM
'Same anti-Semitism we saw in Belgium we see daily in PA'

'Same anti-Semitism we saw in Belgium we see daily in PA'

Co-Chairwoman Nadia Matar: 'To my fellow Jews still living in Belgium, being myself a Belgian, it is time to come home.'Mordechai Sones, 3/7/2019, 7:07 PM
 Rabbi Zera’s impulsivity in entering Eretz Yisrael

Rabbi Zera’s impulsivity in entering Eretz Yisrael

Eretz Yisrael Yomi, 2/8/2019, 1:00 AM
French aliyah decreased 4 years after deadly supermarket attack

French aliyah decreased 4 years after deadly supermarket attack

Four years ago, 4 people were murdered at kosher supermarket in Paris. Much has happened in France since, and what's happened is a paradox.i24News, 1/10/2019, 9:22 PM