• Julio Lozano, Ester Garzon and their children.

    A New Year in a New Homeland

    At a Rosh Hashana party in Beersheva’s Yeelim Absorption Center for New Immigrants, 100 participants gathered, including both olim and Masa participants from the former Soviet Union studying Hebrew at
    By Sarah Bronson on 21 Oct 2014 / 27 Tishrei 5775
  • ג'ורדנה בראון

    Jerusalem: Jordana’s Sukkot Holiday

    She made Aliyah to Israel from Queens, NY. And this is her first Sukkot in Israel as a new immigrant. Yes, she always dreamed of coming here. And now, as a student at the Ulpan Hebrew program, she’s
    By נתן רועי on 07 Oct 2014 / 13 Tishrei 5775
  • Illustration: IDF lone soldiers on duty.

    Why I'm Joining the IDF: A Young Lone Soldier Explains

    "They are my brothers and sisters, and they are defending my family. I would like to return the favor," Gideon Drucker of New Jersey explains.
    By Jewish Agency on 14 Aug 2014 / 18 Av 5774
  • СОХНУТ ПРИВЕЗ ДЕСЯТКИ ЕВРЕЙСКИХ ДЕТЕЙ ИЗ ВОСТОЧНОЙ УКРАИНЫ В ЛЕТНИЙ ЛАГЕРЬ В ИЗРАИЛЕ

    Jewish Agency Brings Dozens of Teens from Embattled Areas of Ukraine to Special Summer Camp in Israel

    Ukrainian Immigration to Israel Triples Since the Beginning of 2014
    By Jewish Agency on 14 Aug 2014 / 18 Av 5774
  • גרעין צבר עם החיילים שעלו

    Rami Kleinstein: I Made Aliyah from New York, and I’m Very Happy to Be Here With You

    Hundreds of young Jews from around the world make Aliyah each year through Garin Tzabar, a program run by the Israeli Scouts, in partnership with The Jewish Agency, the Ministry of Immigration and
    By Jewish Agency on 14 Aug 2014 / 18 Av 5774
  • עולים חדשים מנורית הולכים לבקר חיילים

    Nurit Absorption Center: A Hug for the “Iron Dome” Soldiers

    The children of the Nurit Absorption Center in Be’er Sheva went to visit the soldiers who are protecting them: one more way of reducing their anxiety during this war with so many unknowns.
    By נתן רועי on 11 Aug 2014 / 15 Av 5774
  • יעל דרוקמן

    The Sirens Made Me Israeli

    Yael Druckman of Johanesburg, SA, made Aliyah shortly before the beginning of Operation Protective Edge. The sirens were her first introduction to Israeliness – “the sirens made me Israeli”.
    By נתן רועי on 04 Aug 2014 / 8 Av 5774
  • צבע אדום

    Just A Minute

    A poem about the war, written by Yosef Wolkovitz, a new Oleh from Mexico, an artist living in the Yeelim Absorption Center in Beersheva.
    By Jewish Agency on 01 Aug 2014 / 5 Av 5774
  • איש הברזל מניו יורק, יהונתן גולדסמיט

    The Iron Man from New York Runs with the Hebrew Language

    Meeting Jonathan Goldsmith from New York is a real privilege. Meet a man who seems to have no physical limitations ─ and it’s hard to believe anyone could possibly have such a large heart.
    By נתן רועי on 31 Jul 2014 / 4 Av 5774
  • תשובת החיילים

    “Wings of the Dove” Leader, Abba Tagenia, Runs a Volunteer Project for the Soldiers

    Boys and girls from the “Wings of the Dove” Aliyah at the Mevaseret Zion absorption center near Jerusalem sent their blessings and packages to the IDF soldiers at the front.
    By נתן רועי on 31 Jul 2014 / 4 Av 5774