Aliyah

Such troubling times all around us. It seems the world knows no rest: Islamic terror rearing its ugly head and in the most
I love Israel. I loved Israel before I ever visited -- blame it on years of Jewish summer camp, day school, and Hebrew school -- but after spending a collective seven months there in the past two years, my infatuation has only amplified.
"On eagles' wings" is how my grandparents arrived in Israel in 1949. That was the name given to the mass exodus of the Jewish community in Yemen, who arrived in Israel on chartered planes only to see the Holy Land they had dreamt of for so many years, for the first time.
When Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated 20 years ago, I felt disconnected from the national mourning, like my personal fate was no longer tied up with the fate of Israel.
We’ll hear from Yehezkel Landau, an associate professor of interfaith relations at Hartford Seminary. Landau tells us about
The killing of a security guard at a synagogue in Copenhagen over two weeks ago has renewed Netanyahu's call for mass immigration of European Jews to Israel. Although he has made such impetuous appeals before, he now makes a new brazen claim that as Prime Minister of Israel, he represents and can speak on behalf of world Jewry.
"A fire is burning." This Vladimir (Ze'ev) Jabotinsky declared to European Jewry in the 1930s. Too few heeded his cry. As I leave Paris after a solidarity mission following terrorist attacks at Charlie Hebdo and Hyper Cacher, I offer a similar cry.
Cinematic clichés aside, why would someone give up a cushy job, shiny leased car and high rise condo in one of the most vibrant
“If you go to a restaurant, they’ll hand you a menu in French,” he said. “The (Israeli) administration gives you documents
Ari and Emma reminisce on just how bizarre a program Birthright is, and just how much sex they had while they were there.