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ARUTZ SHEVA, 2015: AM YISRAEL FOUNDATION BRINGS JEWISH LIFE TO TEL AVIV

December 21, 2015

Building Jewish Life For Young Olim in Tel Aviv (full article) On December 27th, the Am Yisrael Foundation and the North Central Synagogue of Tel Aviv will dedicate a brand new Sefer Torah in honor of the 72 soldiers killed during Operation Protective Edge in the summer of 2014. Participating in the celebration will be Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau; MK Michael Oren (Kulanu); and Rabbi of the North Central Synagogue, Rabbi ...

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JEWISH JOURNAL, 2014: AM YISRAEL FOUNDATION MODELING VOLUNTEERISM AS AN OBSERVANT ZIONIST

November 28, 2014

Modeling volunteerism in Israel as an Observant Zionist (full article) This year, Jay Shultz won’t be making a Thanksgiving dinner for the hundreds of American olim (immigrants) he has managed to unite in Tel Aviv through his Am Yisrael Foundation. He did serve one last year, when America’s holiday of gratitude coincided with Chanukah, as a way to give American Jews that rare blend of “Thanksgivukkah.” That’s not to say he’s not ...

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Israel National News, 2014: Am Yisrael Foundation’s White City Shabbat & Guinness World Records Largest Shabbat Dinner

July 20, 2014

Largest Shabbat Dinner Ever Hosts 2,226 (full article) Guinness World Records recognizes mammoth Tel Aviv event by White City Shabbat as the biggest in recorded history. On Friday night, White City Shabbat set the Guinness World Record for the Largest Shabbat Dinner ever at the Hangar 11 in the port of Tel Aviv. 2,226 attendees were officially inscribed in the Guinness World Record for the Largest Shabbat Dinner, with notable diners including ...

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Arutz Sheva, 2014: Am Yisrael Foundation Submits Yom HaAliyah Bill to Knesset

March 30, 2014

Knesset Proposes Aliyah Holiday Bill, by Ari Yashar (full article) Proposal for 'Yom Haaliyah' introduced as national celebration of Jewish immigration, enshrining core principle of Aliyah. The Knesset introduced a new bill this week to mark the Hebrew date of the 10th of Nisan (April 10 this year) as "Yom Haaliyah," a national holiday celebrating Jewish immigration to Israel. The holiday intends to recognize Aliyah (immigration) as a core ...

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