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Over 300 potential newcomers attend Nefesh B'Nefesh events across North America

Representatives from Nefesh B’Nefesh, Jerusalem Municipality, meet future & potential immigrants hoping to make Jerusalem their home.

Over 300 potential newcomers attend Nefesh B'Nefesh events

NBN and Jerusalem co-host welcome event honoring new immigrants

The annual welcoming event included informational panels in various languages and a special performance by Israeli singer, Rami Kleinstein.

NBN and Jerusalem co-host welcome event honoring new immigrants

Meet the immigrants who won this year's Bonei Zion Prize

These are the seven outstanding immigrants who won this year's Bonei Zion Prize.

Meet the immigrants who won this year's Bonei Zion Prize

Seven outstanding immigrants awarded Bonei Zion Prize

Annual Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize announces 2022 recipients, calls for new nominations for 2023.

Seven outstanding immigrants awarded Bonei Zion Prize

NBN chiefs congratulate Pnina Tamano-Shata on ministerial appointment

Nefesh B'Nefesh founders congratulate Blue and White MK Pnina Tamano-Shata on being appoint Aliyah (immigration) Minister.

NBN chiefs congratulate Tamano-Shata on ministerial appointment

20 Lone Soldiers Make Aliyah on Hanukkah

72 Olim landed at Ben Gurion Airport this morning, including 20 future Lone Soldiers - ‘present-day Maccabees.’

20 Lone Soldiers Make Aliyah on Hanukkah

Exclusive: Prizes for olim 'Builders of Zion'

NBN prize for outstanding immigrants who made great contributions to Israel held at Knesset, emphasizing the importance of Aliyah.

Exclusive: Prizes for olim 'Builders of Zion'player

Immigrant lone soldiers get some backup

Over 1,500 lone soldiers take part in Yom Siddurim in Tel Aviv, making their lives easier as the bureaucracy comes to them.

Immigrant lone soldiers get some backup

Watch: New olim test Israeli Sufganiyot

Just in time for Hannukah: NBN releases 'Buzzfeed' style video showing new immigrants tasting Israel's best doughnuts.

Watch: New olim test Israeli Sufganiyotplayer

65 People Make Aliyah Despite Terror Wave

American and Canadian olim of all ages say 'no' to terror as they embark on a new life in Israel Tuesday.

North American Aliyah Flight to Arrive Despite Terror Wave

Watch: Never Too Late to Make Aliyah

Felix and Feige Bandos are 94 and 90 years old - and have started a new life in Israel.

Watch: Never Too Late to Make Aliyahplayer

Watch: Olim Urged to 'Take in Gift' of Aliyah

Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, founder of Nefesh B'Nefesh, notes 'magnificent miracle' of Aliyah to kick off first charter flight of summer 2015.

Before Leaving for Israel, 'Take in Gift' of Aliyahplayer

Joining Israel and the IDF on Father's Dying Wish

27-year-old makes aliyah, joins elite combat unit to fulfill promise hours before dad died; relates attacks at UCLA for being pro-Israel.

Joining Israel and the IDF on his Father's Dying Wish

Spike in IDF Volunteers in 2014

Marked rise in volunteers from abroad since 2011; 25% are Americans.

Spike in IDF Volunteers in 2014

Election Season: Jews Pick Israel in Times Square

Arutz Sheva was on hand as NBN aliyah mega event attracts record 1,200 American Jews getting ready to immigrate back home to Israel.

Election Season: Jews Choose Israel in Times Squareplayer

Thinking to Make Aliyah? Come to NBN's Aliyah Fair

NBN launches new series of fairs in North America to give Jews the tools they need to come home from the exile.

Thinking of Moving to Israel? Come to NBN's Aliyah Fairplayer

NBN Announces 'Bonei Zion' Prize for 2015

Annual prizes given to English-speaking immigrants who have had greatly helped Israel since making Aliyah.

Nefesh B'Nefesh Announces 'Bonei Zion' Prize for 2015

Watch: Potential Olim Flock Immigration Events

Aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh, recently held the Impact Israel conferences, informing on work and study options in Israel.

Watch: Potential Olim Flock Immigration Eventsplayer

Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israel

What does Thanksgiving mean to an expat? Celebrants say traditional American holiday has become universal.

Watch: Immigrants Celebrate Thanksgiving in Israelplayer

New NBN Flight Brings Dozens to New Life in Israel

Yet another Nefesh B'Nefesh flight arrived in Israel this week, bringing with it a new IDF soldier - from Lakewood, NJ

New NBN Flight Brings Dozens to a New Life in Israel

Dignitaries Attend Aliyah Ceremony for 338 Olim

Despite war in Gaza, North American immigrants land in Israel to start a new life; 108 to enlist in the IDF.

MKs, President Rivlin Attend Aliyah Ceremony for 338 Olim

Yankees Host Farewell Party for Newest IDF Members

Lone Soldiers receive special farewell from New York Yankees before making Aliyah.

Yankees Host Farewell Party for Newest IDF Members

Yom Ha'atzmaut Video Features 66 Israeli Heroes

Watch: Israeli heroes speak out on Independence Day about what Israel means for them - and for Jews worldwide.

Yom Ha'atzmaut 2014: 66 Israeli Heroes Share a Powerful Messageplayer

Aliyah Event Draws Hopes for The Future

Arutz Sheva interviews participants in this week's Nefesh B'Nefesh event to ask: what draws you to move to the Jewish homeland?

Aliyah Event Draws Hopes for The Futureplayer

Push for Aliyah Continues at NBN Mega Event

Arutz Sheva interviews high-ranking NBN, JNF-KKL officials on the drive to see more American Jews move to Israel.

Push for American Aliyah Continues at NBN Mega Eventplayer

NBN Seminars Planned for 7 North American Cities

'Aliyah Fairs' to feature workshops on common Aliyah issues, meetings with representatives from plethora of organizations.

Nefesh B'Nefesh Seminars Planned for 7 North American Cities

3,504 North American Immigrants to Israel in 2013

Ministry of Immigrant Absorption corrects error in calculations - and declares that North American Aliyah is actually rising.

3,504 New North American Immigrants to Israel in 2013

Winners of New English-Speaking Olim Award Picked

New NBN Bonei Zion Prize given to immigrants from English-speaking countries making significant contributions.

Winners of New English-Speaking Olim Award Picked

Olim Say Their Goodbyes

The new immigrants [olim] who arrived in Israel on Tuesday have the support of their families in North America: "If not now, when?"

Olim Say "The Separation was Difficult, But Worth it!" player

Zionism, With a ‘Big Z’

The big momentum in Jewish activism in America today, says Jewish National Fund CEO Russell F. Robinson, is the "Big Z" - Zionism.

Zionism, With a ‘Big Z’player

10 Yrs Later: NBN Brings Hundreds More to Israel

A group of 229 arrivals arrived early Thursday morning on the first flight of the summer to mark the tenth year of Nefesh B'Nefesh aliyahs.

10 Years Later: Nefesh B'Nefesh Brings Hundreds More to Israelplayer