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A Jerusalem love letter

A Jerusalem love letter

“It is easy to take you for granted, you are close and yet so elusive. There are times though that I catch myself thinking about you and I wonder to myself how long I have been in love with you. There is nothing quite like you. You are glorious in the most magnificent and mundane ways.”

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Still, I Am Grateful

Still, I Am Grateful

Every time I travel on one of the 66 buses a day that link my home to Jerusalem, I feel very acutely that I am part of the miracle of the Ingathering of the Exiles. I didn't just move to a new place. I am part of the fulfillment of an ancient Biblical prophecy.

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Why I really love living in Israel

Why I really love living in Israel

Laura Ben David gives a glimpse into why she loves living in Israel.

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Birthright And Israel: My Newfound Love That Lasts Forever

Birthright And Israel: My Newfound Love That Lasts Forever

Being in Israel with Birthright was everything I could have expected and then some! I learned more from my Israeli friends than I did from any other aspect of the trip, and for that I will forever be grateful.

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I was born in Argentina with Israel in my heart

I was born in Argentina with Israel in my heart

Paula Spiner describes her motivations as an Argentinian Jew to learn more about Israel and her Jewish roots to counter antisemitism masked as anti-Zionism.

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Two Holidays of Love?

Two Holidays of Love?

Celebrating Valentine’s Day changed during the different stages in my life. Little did I know that Judaism has a 'Day of Love' of its own.

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Unity without Uniformity: Learning to Love the Jews Again

Unity without Uniformity: Learning to Love the Jews Again

It’s getting harder and harder to love the Jews. Or, to put the matter more precisely, its getting harder and harder to love those Jews who aren’t just like us.

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Which kind of Jew are you?

Which kind of Jew are you?

Jewish identity for young Brazilian Jews has its own unique flavor. Israel Forever ambassador Tatiana Tessler shares her feelings about Jewish identity and Israel, and wonders how she can help the “other kinds of Jews” feel Jewish pride.

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Ahava Art

Ahava Art

We all need to feel a little more love these days. To me, life is happier and easier when we share our love and spread feelings of happiness and love to other people. So I thought it would be nice to create some unique art that is filled with LOVE and happy vibrant colors. This is an art project that will also help you practice your Hebrew writing skills.

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People With Disabilities Help An IDF Recruit Deepen Her Love Of The Land

People With Disabilities Help An IDF Recruit Deepen Her Love Of The Land

I was fortunate to bring children into nature who never had been on a hike before, and to join in their excitement of chirping birds and flowing water. They came to understand what nature is, and how it can be enjoyed with all the senses.

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A love passed down through the generations

A love passed down through the generations

Growing up in a religious community, my whole life I have been taught that Israel is the holy land and I could not believe it more. It is the land our ancestors had to struggle to reach, driven forward by the promise of Hashem and a vision of a land of their own. My grandmother made her way to Palestine to find freedom in our homeland, and I am today living her legacy and inspired by her passion to do more.

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65 Things I Love About Israel

65 Things I Love About Israel

I love that there are Israeli flags absolutely everywhere. Just because we can. There are those moments when all of a sudden you appreciate where you are. In the state of Israel. The Jewish homeland.

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