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1,912 new olim from North America moved to Israel this summer

1,912 new olim from North America moved to Israel this summer

2021 shaping up to be a record-breaking year in Aliyah as a 42% increase is expected, with almost 2000 new Olim arriving during summer peak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2021 10:12
161 future Lone Soldiers make Aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh

161 future Lone Soldiers make Aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh

Approximately 300 future Lone Soldiers are expected to make Aliyah from North America in 2021.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2021 14:18
Over 170 new immigrants land in Ben Gurion Airport this week amidst spike in aliyah

Over 170 new immigrants land in Ben Gurion Airport this week amidst spike in aliyah

Nefesh B’Nefesh group aliyah flights land during record-breaking aliyah summer months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 12:34
How many Olim will be coming from North America this summer?

How many Olim will be coming from North America this summer?

Nefesh B’Nefesh Aliyah numbers soar as summer season beginsNefesh B'Nefesh, 12/07/2021 08:13
Aliyah: Making sense of your money

Aliyah: Making sense of your money

Nefesh B’Nefesh is bringing the topic finance and income to the forefront of pre-Aliyah conversation. Here are some very direct tips.Nefesh B'Nefesh, 29/06/2021 14:51
Nefesh B'Nefesh launches new Aliyah policy & strategy institute

Nefesh B'Nefesh launches new Aliyah policy & strategy institute

Ex-MK Michal Cotler-Wunsh to head NBN's new institute aimed at improving Aliyah and absorption of immigrants in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2021 11:55
Nefesh B'Nefesh: Aliyah during and after COVID 19

Nefesh B'Nefesh: Aliyah during and after COVID 19

Arutz Sheva speaks to Nefesh B'Nefesh's Marc Rosenberg about how the pandemic has changed aliyah.Yoni Kempinski, 16/06/2021 14:25
Bonei Zion: The seven outstanding immigrants

Bonei Zion: The seven outstanding immigrants

Nefesh B’Nefesh presented outstanding Anglo Olim with the annual Bonei Zion Prize.Yoni Kempinski, 12/05/2021 19:40
Report: These are Sa'ar's conditions for Netanyahu

Report: These are Sa'ar's conditions for Netanyahu

New Hope chairman reportedly demands that Netanyahu not serve as PM for the first 1.5 years of the next government.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 20:38
Watch: Aliyah reawakening - 104 new immigrants arrive

Watch: Aliyah reawakening - 104 new immigrants arrive

With the reopening of the skies, Nefesh B’Nefesh coordinates a dedicated Aliyah flight from JFK to TLVYoni Kempinski, 26/04/2021 20:17
How to move to Israel while working remotely for a US employer

How to move to Israel while working remotely for a US employer

'With so many people working from home, no one is even thinking about where you are,' says attorney who recently immigrated to Israel.Renee Ghert-Zand, JTA, 18/02/2021 09:32
Nefesh B'Nefesh 'pained by freeze in Aliyah flights'

Nefesh B'Nefesh 'pained by freeze in Aliyah flights'

Organization that aids immigration from North America and Britain expresses regret over cessation of flights but understands necessityYoni Kempinski, 25/01/2021 20:05
Over 3,000 new immigrants to Israel from North America in 2020

Over 3,000 new immigrants to Israel from North America in 2020

48 new immigrants arrive on year's final group aliyah flight.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/12/2020 18:29
Israel welcomes its 16,000th new immigrant of 2020

Israel welcomes its 16,000th new immigrant of 2020

90 North Americans arrive in Israel on 3 group aliyah flights during Israeli National Immigration Week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2020 19:49
Nefesh B'Nefesh final group aliyah flight of Jewish year 5780 arrives

Nefesh B'Nefesh final group aliyah flight of Jewish year 5780 arrives

Ahead of Rosh Hashanah, new immigrants touch down at Ben Gurion Airport marking the last cohort for the Jewish Year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2020 14:59
78 future lone soldiers arrive on two Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flights

78 future lone soldiers arrive on two Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flights

In total, 120 new Olim are expected to make Aliyah over next 48 hours, says Nefesh B'Nefesh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2020 11:57
Jewish school principal who made Aliyah two days ago: 'It was always on my mind'

Jewish school principal who made Aliyah two days ago: 'It was always on my mind'

Rabbi Berman, principal of a modern Orthodox school in Michigan, made Aliyah 2 days ago after '40 years of planning.'Yoni Kempinski, 09/07/2020 19:53
Group of Nefesh B’Nefesh Olim land as interest in Aliyah reaches record numbers

Group of Nefesh B’Nefesh Olim land as interest in Aliyah reaches record numbers

Nefesh B'Nefesh Aliyah flight lands at Ben Gurion this morning, signaling a wave of hundreds of new immigrants expected in coming months.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2020 17:03
A 'youthful' approach to Aliyah

A 'youthful' approach to Aliyah

How to solve, all at once, the difficulties of Aliyah: acculturation, making a living, learning the language, making friends, and more.Hillel Fendel, 01/07/2020 03:00
Nefesh B'Nefesh receives permit to build new aliya center in Jerusalem

Nefesh B'Nefesh receives permit to build new aliya center in Jerusalem

New Nefesh B'Nefesh center will help Jerusalem absorb more new immigrants, handle overwhelming interest in immigration, organization says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/06/2020 15:57
Nefesh B’Nefesh sees steep rise in Aliyah applications

Nefesh B’Nefesh sees steep rise in Aliyah applications

1195 North Americans began Aliyah process in June 2020, three times the number of Aliyah applications which were opened in June of 2019.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 12:39
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, 26/06/2020 14:00
Nefesh B'Nefesh reports receipt of over 900 immigration applications in less than a month

Nefesh B'Nefesh reports receipt of over 900 immigration applications in less than a month

Israel immigration group Nefesh B’Nefesh reports highest number of applications since its founding.Marcy Oster, JTA, 25/06/2020 16:59
Yamina MK: Prepare for mass Aliyah and encourage it

Yamina MK: Prepare for mass Aliyah and encourage it

MK Ofir Sofer visits Nefesh B'Nefesh and hears about the challenges in wake of a great demand for Aliyah to Israel.Hezki Baruch, 25/06/2020 04:36
Nefesh B’Nefesh signs with EL AL for 14 summer group flights

Nefesh B’Nefesh signs with EL AL for 14 summer group flights

Aliyah organization working to ensure that seats will be available on El Al flights for North American immigrants.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/06/2020 09:55
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, 10/06/2020 10:18
Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight lands following record-breaking Aliyah interest in May

Nefesh B’Nefesh group Aliyah flight lands following record-breaking Aliyah interest in May

51 Olim land at Ben Gurion Airport Tuesday morning amidst an unprecedented spike in Aliyah interest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 09/06/2020 14:51
NBN chiefs congratulate Pnina Tamano-Shata on ministerial appointment

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.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/05/2020 13:01
New immigrant tells Arutz Sheva: 'It's a total miracle I'm here, outbreak sped up process'

New immigrant tells Arutz Sheva: 'It's a total miracle I'm here, outbreak sped up process'

New immigrant Ayelet Mintz, who arrived in Israel during the coronavirus epidemic, tells about her flight and unforgettable experience.Yoni Kempinski, 08/05/2020 11:23
Aliyah Continues: 18 new immigrants arrive on Nefesh B’Nefesh Group Flight

Aliyah Continues: 18 new immigrants arrive on Nefesh B’Nefesh Group Flight

The immigrants were transfered directly into a 14 day quarantine. They range in ages from a one-year-old to a 66-year-old.Yoni Kempinski, 06/05/2020 09:59
Aliyah interest surges 50% amid coronavirus pandemic

Aliyah interest surges 50% amid coronavirus pandemic

Aliyah Continues: 18 new immigrants arrive in Israel on Nefesh B’Nefesh group flight despite coronavirus closures.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/05/2020 10:09
Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize announces 2020 recipients

Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize announces 2020 recipients

Annual Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion prize is awarded to English-speaking Olim who have greatly contributed to the State of IsraelArutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2020 12:23
24 people make aliyah, go directly into quarantine

24 people make aliyah, go directly into quarantine

24 new olim arrive on Nefesh B'Nefesh flight despite coronavirus crisis, go straight into 2-week isolation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2020 16:50
Virtual immigration fair in wake of coronavirus

Virtual immigration fair in wake of coronavirus

Nefesh B’Nefesh to launch “Virtual” Mega Aliyah Event instead of event set to take place on March 15th in New Jersey.Arutz Sheva, 12/03/2020 17:51
Nefesh B'Nefesh cancels Mega Event in NJ due to coronavirus

Nefesh B'Nefesh cancels Mega Event in NJ due to coronavirus

Health concerns surrounding the coronavirus have led the organization to cancel this year’s expo in Teaneck, New Jersey.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/03/2020 10:55
NBN & FIDF host annual ‘Personal Errands Day’ for Lone Soldiers

NBN & FIDF host annual ‘Personal Errands Day’ for Lone Soldiers

Nefesh B’Nefesh and Friends of the Israel Defense Forces host 7th annual 'Yom Siddurim' for lone soldiers today.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/02/2020 15:47
Nefesh B’Nefesh: Bringing Jews home

Nefesh B’Nefesh: Bringing Jews home

Watch the special video produced by Israel's Government Press Office saluting the activity of Nefesh B'Nefesh.Arutz Sheva, 29/12/2019 06:59
Over 36,000 immigrants to Israel via Nefesh B'Nefesh since 2010

Over 36,000 immigrants to Israel via Nefesh B'Nefesh since 2010

More than 60,000 immigrants from North America move to Israel via Nefesh B'Nefesh since its inception, including 36,000 in 2010s.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/12/2019 14:57
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, 23/12/2019 20:16
400 Diaspora gap year students explore their futures in Israel

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, 22/12/2019 15:17
Nominations open for 2020 Sylvan Adams NBN Bonei Zion prize

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, 25/11/2019 12:42
Hundreds of lone soldiers gather for draft party

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, 07/11/2019 17:51
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, 05/11/2019 14:48
Empowering new immigrants - even before they get to Israel

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, 04/11/2019 14:55
Live: Nefesh B'Nefesh Bonei Zion award

Live: Nefesh B'Nefesh Bonei Zion award

Nefesh B'Nefesh holds annual ceremony for olim who made outstanding contributions to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2019 17:56
Inspiring: 'We did it! We moved to Israel!'

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, 15/08/2019 08:37
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, 14/08/2019 13:44
Watch: 242 Olim from North America arrive in Israel

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, 14/08/2019 05:59
Watch: Singing Hatikva before taking off for Israel

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, 13/08/2019 18:45
Special: Tears and excitement before take off to Israel

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, 13/08/2019 02:38
242 new North American Olim to arrive on Aliyah August 14

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, 08/08/2019 18:25
"It's never too late to fulfill your dreams"

"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, 31/07/2019 12:16
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, 22/05/2019 11:37
Olim to learn about Israeli housing market at NBN fair

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, 19/05/2019 11:03
Support program for 'Lone' National Service volunteers

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, 12/05/2019 21:23
NBN's program will assist Lone National Service volunteers

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, 12/05/2019 10:57
Olim to celebrate 'Week of the South'

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, 01/04/2019 15:38