In 2014-2015, about 80 young Israelis are volunteering as emissaries abroad of The Jewish Agency.

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  • 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
  • יינות יקב רות

    Ruth Vineyard: Wine Gladdens the Heart

    Before Sukkot, everyone’s looking for that perfect wine to serve in the sukkah, or to give as a gift, to savor on a balcony somewhere on the Mediterranean. In Kfar Ruth, a moshav built by The Jewish
    By נתן רועי on 07 Oct 2014 / 13 Tishrei 5775
  • The Bitter and the Sweet

    Naomi Shemer was a famous Israeli songwriter who wrote such Hebrew classics as “Al Kol Eleh” (“For the Honey, and for the bee’s sting . . . for the bitter and for the sweet”). As Kibbutz Kinneret, her
    By נתן רועי on 15 Sep 2014 / 20 Elul 5774
  • החויה הישראלית מארחת את תגלית בירושלים

    Israel Experiences Ltd Wins Taglit-Birthright’s Excellence Award

    “This year, Birthright groups came from all over the world through Israel Experiences, from India in the east to Panama in the west."
    By נתן רועי on 10 Sep 2014 / 15 Elul 5774
  • Fear in a Library, then Aliyah to Israel

    The Balaban family of Gorlovka, Ukraine, fled their home after Olga's workplace was shelled. Now adjusting to their new home in Haifa, they look back at the home they left, and forward to the
    By נתן רועי on 09 Sep 2014 / 14 Elul 5774