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Israel: No Non-Jewish Marriages & How It Will End

“A rabbinic court, or Sanhedrin, has ruled that a Jew who believes in Jesus as the Jewish Messiah is no longer considered a Jew for purposes of marriage in Israel. 739 more words

Current Events

'Why has G-d forsaken us?' Israelis calm after Target’s mass order cancellation

By Chava Ewa and Mark Levy

Last Updated 9/4/2017 at 3:30 PM

Beit Shemesh: Target just cancelled all of its orders to Israel, and Israelis, especially the ultra-resilient Anglo Olim Community, are collectively LOSING. 390 more words

Welcome To Israel

A lost Tribus of Israel Returns / Las Tribus perdidas de Israel que Retornan

Shavei Israel was founded in 2002 by Michael Freund. While serving as the Deputy Communications Director under Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in 1997, Freund opened an envelope that arrived in the mail one day. 495 more words


looking inwards

We’re here. It’s already been four weeks; that is, we have spent four Shabbatot here in our new home. It’s certainly feeling homey now. The boxes are banned to outer corners so we don’t have to bump into them all the time, nor even deal with them. 787 more words

Clarifying Values

To Jenny, with gratitude...

I’ve been putting off writing this post because I want it to be special. I want to be able to effectively put into words all the thoughts and bittersweet feelings I have, but I know I’ll fall short. 1,303 more words


So you're an Oleh converting a foreign drivers license? My mother's brother's former roommate's boyfriend's vaad bayit has all the answers!

By Mark Levy and Aaron Pomerantz

Last Updated 8/17/2017 at 12:30 PM

Tel Aviv, Kikar Rabin: So in a surprise move, the Israeli Government passed a law making life easier for Olim. 505 more words

Aaron Pomerantz

8 months down, 4 more to go (before its my 1 year aliyayversary

Entering the 8 month of my aliyah and I just can’t believe how fast time is moving. Last August I was at an agency job that I didn’t really enjoy, (I mean who wants to work 8 hours straight 5 straight days a week) and now I’m living in Israel.  780 more words