All Posts in Ulpan

  • Coming Home with Shirel Bitan

    A new Olah from France, a talented singer-song-writer, a proud Zionist – and a mother of two: meet Shirel Bitan. This week, the feisty contestant Shirel Bitan passed another round of eliminations with
    By Chen Mor on 28 Oct 2014 / 4 Heshvan 5775
  • 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
  • Betina Schnaid

    Olah's bright art belies sad inspiration

    'I was not just representing Israel; I was representing a new life in a new country - but an old dream come true'
    By Margot Saffer on 13 Feb 2013 / 3 Adar II 5773
  • Chairman of the Executive of The Jewish Agency, Natan Sharansky at Ulpan Etzion

    'You are twice blessed' Sharansky tells olim at Ulpan Etzion

    'Klitah (absorption) without neshama (soul) doesn’t provide encouragement for new olim. I can see that here you receive neshama ve-ruach (soul and spirit)'
    By Benjy Rutland on 11 Feb 2013 / 1 Adar II 5773