Tag Archives: Aliyah

Large numbers of Ukrainian Jews wanting to make Aliyah .

When we brought the last Olim (Hebrew for immigrants) to the airport on Monday 31 December (see article: Aliyah Continues) we had hoped for a few days of rest, but we were wrong.  The requests started coming in rapidly on the 1st of January, which surprised us. Families want to come …

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The dead tell no tales… or do they?

The saying goes: “The dead tell no tales” but that’s not exactly true. The dead speak to us from beyond the grave but they do so in silent symbols that we, those who are full of life and sometimes full of arrogance, can choose to ignore. Haifa’s cemetery is full. …

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Happiness in the Ukraine for Sukkot – Feast of Tabernacles.

Sunday September 23 Sukkot the Feast of Tabernacles begins. Sukkot is a Biblical feast that lasts for a week, in which the Jewish people remember how, after the exodus from Egypt, they travelled for forty years through the desert, without a roof over their heads. Anyone who has ever been …

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Surprise:JStreet U officer supports Black Lives Matter platform on Israel.

Tablet Magazine ran a few great take-downs of Black Lives Matter’s platform as it concerns Israel. Unfortunately, they were followed by an article by Daniel May, a past Director of JStreet U, essentially saying that Israel’s occupation policy is responsible for BLM’s platform.  While nearly every paragraph of May’s deserves …

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La France vous êtes malade.

This account of the events in Paris, France and the abominable treatment dished out to Prime Minister Netanyahu, was on my Facebook wall last night from Caroline Glick. With many thanks. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Prime Minister Netanyahu earned his keep in Paris yesterday. According to an incredibly hostile report last night by Channel …

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An Open Letter from Israel to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Written by Jeremy Gimpel, Deputy Director of the World Mizrachi Movement. I admire your work for and dedication to the Jewish people…. I have read just about everything you have ever published… Your message and delivery are unparalleled in our generation and I believe they have the potential to change …

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