Archive for 'Aliyah' Category

Aliyah Revolution CD Brings Israel Into Your Life With Music

By Yocheved - Last updated: Friday, December 21, 2012

The Aliyah Revolution CD is a wonderful way to bring Israel into your life and your family with music and good feelings. The collection of songs, donated by the artists, has become a classic. If you don’t have a copy, you need one! So get in touch with us at Kumah and we will get […]

Coming FROM America

By Uriah - Last updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

For your reading pleasure… here is a nice description of some of the more significant lifestyle adjustments and challenges olim go through in the words of somebody going through it herself right now: In America I drove a Camry   In a skype call with the family back in America on Purim my father told […]

Where Have All the Maccabees Gone?

By Malkah - Last updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011

GENIUS.  Thanks to my mother-in-law, Zhenia Fleisher, for cluing me into this. ————————————– AMERICA’S JEWS AND ISRAEL By Gerald Blidstein From Tradition, Vol. 18 No. I, Summer 1979  “…uphold… ideas long enough, frequently enough, and with inspiration, and some young people are not only going to believe in them, they are going to believe in them […]

Happy Yud Tet Kislev!

By Yishai - Last updated: Thursday, December 15, 2011

What do Jewish life in the Land of Israel and Chassidut have in common?  Find out from Yishai, wishing you a Happy Chassidic New Year!

An American Oleh – a response to Jeffrey Goldberg

By Baurch - Last updated: Wednesday, December 7, 2011

This was written by our friend Baruch in response to Jeffrey Goldeberg’s rant against the Israeli ads encouraging ex-patriots living in America to return to Israel:   Dear Brother Jeff, (Can I call You Jeff?)   I have been following your outrage as a result of the widely successful “Anti Diaspora” ad campaign.  As one […]

Listen to Al Jazeera’s Final Words on the Jewish Sluggish Homecoming

By Yishai - Last updated: Sunday, December 4, 2011

Mama Rachel, Pray for Us!

By Malkah - Last updated: Monday, November 7, 2011

The sun has descended, bringing in the 11th day of Cheshvan, the yartzeit of our mother Rachel. There are so many traits we may hope that we have inherited from her: her beauty, her determination, her compassion, her strength. Yet of all her lofty characteristics, one is most noteworthy – that is her unremitting, passionate […]

Now that’s a serious Zionist Shul

By Yishai - Last updated: Wednesday, August 17, 2011

While on vacation in the Jordan Valley, I found this in my travel Chumash. I wish every Beit Knesset in America made an “Aliyah Pledge”.

Get off the Respirator and Breathe!

By Uriah - Last updated: Thursday, August 11, 2011

  Back in college I had a close friend, let’s call him Tim. Tim came from an upstanding all American family, went to a nice private high school and enjoyed playing a few very physically demanding sports. He had a great personality and in the brains department he was incredibly sharp. He had a habit […]

OUR NEW FILM – A SPECIAL FOR THE 9TH OF AV

By Yishai - Last updated: Monday, August 8, 2011

Personal Message from Yishai Fleisher (the Director and Producer): “Along with a return to authentic Jewish spirituality and efforts to bring about Jewish unity, the embracing of the land of Israel in our lives is a major part of the rectification for the sin that lead to the 9th of Av being a day of […]