This Day, January 29, In Jewish History by Mitchell A. Levin - Cleveland Jewish news Yeshayahu Leibowitz, the Riga born intellectual who made Aliyah in 1935 ... Egyptian President Anwar Sadat made a direct appeal to US Jewry and 01/28/2015 - 6:25 am | View Link
France's Jewish migrants face challenge of life in Israel - Reuters France's Jewish migrants face challenge of life in Israel - Reuters UK 01/27/2015 - 9:52 am | View Link
Always Thinking of Others - Baltimore Jewish Times ... of Brooklyn, N.Y., Rabbi Diskind set foot in Bais ... to be.” Rabbi Diskind made aliyah in 1987 ... “He gave us — those who now have ... 01/23/2015 - 3:53 pm | View Link
Fremont schools enters into $3-million construction agreement, and ... - San Jose Mercury News ... of the bond monies, have been set aside as ... themilpitaspost.com or 408-262-2454 or follow her on twitter.com/Aliyah_JM. Visit us on our ... 01/23/2015 - 2:16 pm | View Link
We Stand With You: Reflections on Our Solidarity Mission to Paris - Huffington Post Jewry) with whom we met separately told us some of ... others are contemplating similar aliyah. ... stood in prayer and song at the memorial set ... 01/23/2015 - 5:19 am | View Link
In Face of Israel Flight Bans, Aliyah Persists The flight landed just hours before the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a notice prohibiting all U.S. airlines from flying to or from Israel’s Ben-Gurion International Airport. The notice, which was set to last for 24 hours, was issued in ... 07/24/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
St. Louisan who made aliyah brings 'flash mob' to Israel The pull of Judaism For Casey, 32, life started as far away as one can get from Jerusalem’s Ben Yehuda Street, where he choreographed and led the first documented Israeli flash mob a week before ... Post-Masada and back in the U.S., dabbling in the ... 10/3/2013 - 2:59 am | View Link
Martin Indyk says he ‘made aliyah to Washington’ to save Israel Martin Indyk, the new U.S. peace process envoy, speaking at the Aspen Institute ... Though few of Rabin’s hagiographers will admit it, his policies of hard separation set the stage for the Second Intifada, driving occupied Palestinians deeper into ... 07/31/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Amid record aliyah, recalling Truman’s push against Israeli army volunteers On the eve of Israeli independence, agents of the Haganah, the pre-state underground militia, set up an American front group ... the captain radioed ahead to U.S. Consul General John Faust. The consul assured him there would be no problem docking ... 08/18/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
American Aliyah: North American Jews Move To Israel Despite Risks (PHOTOS) Their arrival coincides with an escalating internal debate over whether Israel should attack Iran's nuclear facilities. Israel and the West believe Iran may be aiming to produce nuclear weapons. Iran denies that. Either and Israeli attack that could set ... 08/14/2012 - 7:29 am | View Link
Aliyah (2012) Directed by Elie Wajeman. With Pio Marmaï, Cédric Kahn, Adèle Haenel, Guillaume Gouix. Drug dealer Alex finds hope for a new start when his cousin offers him a job ... 01/30/2015 - 2:40 am | View Website
Getting Started and Planning Aliyah | Nefesh B'Nefesh Nefesh B'Nefesh provides you with support, guidance and resources whenever you decide to make Aliyah. Click on a link below to find the resources most relevant to you. 01/30/2015 - 12:10 am | View Website
The Move to Israel | The Aliyah Survival Blog My husband and I will make aliyah in 2009. Unfortunately, no 2009 aliyah dates are set as of now. I do hope Nefesh B’Nefesh does that soon so that we can finalize ... 01/29/2015 - 11:05 pm | View Website
Pre-Aliyah Checklists 6-12 Months Before Aliyah. Set your target Aliyah date; Fill out the Online Aliyah Application by clicking here; Attend a pre-Aliyah workshop, event or online webinar. 01/29/2015 - 9:58 am | View Website
Aliyah Aliyah is the immigration of Jews from the diaspora to the land of Israel (Eretz Yisrael). Also defined as "the act of going up" or as in progressing towards Jerusalem. 01/28/2015 - 10:09 pm | View Website
Ivan Reitman has been discussing the proposed Twin sequel Triplets, explaining that the project is “frozen” at present, with Universal trying to figure out if it’s a good idea to push ahead.
While promoting current film Draft Day – which hit DVD in the UK this week – Reitman revealed that Eddie Murphy is still the actor they want to play the third brother to Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, but that the film is still far from getting the green-light.
“That seems to be somewhat frozen at the studio level I think,” explained the man who directed the first film.
Organizers of a Swiss music festival say Israeli conductor Israel Yinon collapsed during a performance and died.
Yinon was conducting a piece by Richard Strauss on Thursday night when he collapsed, said Marc Reinhardt, a spokesman for the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, whose students were performing.
Reinhardt told The Associated Press on Friday an audience member tried to save Yinon, but he died in the ambulance on his way to a hospital.
A Most Violent Year is satisfying in every way, including ways that are unexpected. The story centers on a home-heating business and the trucks that deliver oil to customers. At the same time, it also offers a brilliant portrait of a marriage — maybe the best since Revolutionary Road.
What have we done to deserve another found-footage movie? The tired hand-held technique that seemed so fresh in 1999 with The Blair Witch Project wore out its welcome long ago. The only thing noteworthy about its use in Project Almanac, which follows a group of high-school misfits who invent a time-travel apparatus, is that this particular found-footage film isn’t really a horror film but a sci-fi thriller.
The salty tough-guy played by Jude Law in the gritty submarine thriller Black Sea seems beyond his grasp. He plays Robinson, a recently laid-off sub pilot. A former colleague knows of a way to get even with “the bankers” and “people who get filth like us to do their dirty work”: A Nazi submarine, lost in the Black Sea during World War II, might be full of Soviet gold.