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, 7/9/2020, 7:53 PM
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, 7/8/2020, 5:03 PM
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, 7/1/2020, 3:00 AM
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, 6/30/2020, 3:57 PM
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, 6/29/2020, 12:39 PM
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
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, 6/25/2020, 4:59 PM
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, 6/25/2020, 4:36 AM
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, 6/23/2020, 9:55 AM
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
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, 6/9/2020, 2:51 PM
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, 5/20/2020, 1:01 PM
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, 5/8/2020, 11:23 AM
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, 5/6/2020, 9:59 AM
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, 5/5/2020, 10:09 AM
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, 4/26/2020, 12:23 PM
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, 3/19/2020, 4:50 PM
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, 3/12/2020, 5:51 PM
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, 3/5/2020, 10:55 AM
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, 2/13/2020, 3:47 PM
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, 12/29/2019, 6:59 AM
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, 12/24/2019, 2:57 PM
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
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, 12/22/2019, 3:17 PM
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, 11/25/2019, 12:42 PM
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, 11/7/2019, 5:51 PM
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
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, 11/4/2019, 2:55 PM
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, 9/23/2019, 5:56 PM
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, 8/15/2019, 8:37 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
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, 8/14/2019, 5:59 AM
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, 8/13/2019, 6:45 PM
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, 8/13/2019, 2:38 AM
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, 8/8/2019, 6:25 PM
"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, 7/31/2019, 12:16 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
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, 5/19/2019, 11:03 AM
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, 5/12/2019, 9:23 PM
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, 5/12/2019, 10:57 AM
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, 4/1/2019, 3:38 PM
KKL chairman: A catastrophe threatens Diaspora Jewry

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

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

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

'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

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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: 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

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

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'

'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

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