Nefesh B’nefesh To Hold Mega Aliyah Fair In Times Square New York On March 9th
By Mel Fabrikant Sunday, March 02 2014 @ 02:46 PM EST
Israeli Minister of Aliyah and Absorption, MK Sofa Landver, to be the keynote speaker at the event
New York City Aliyah Mega Event, Sunday, March 9, 12:00pm
Crowne Plaza Times Square, 1605 Broadway, New York, NY
Nefesh B’Nefesh will be conducting a week of Aliyah Fairs in seven major cities across North America in conjunction with Israel’s Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael and JNF-USA. The Aliyah Fairs, which will take place in Toronto, Montreal, Florida, Baltimore, Chicago, Los Angeles and New York between March 2nd and 10th, will incorporate Aliyah-related seminars and workshops, as well as personal consultations with staff from The Jewish Agency for Israel, Tzofim Garin Tzabar and Nefesh B’Nefesh including representatives from the ‘Go North’ and ‘Go South’ programs. Representatives from various Israeli municipalities, high schools and universities, MATI business development for entrepreneurs, real estate developers and agents, financial consultants, insurance agents and shippers will also be present for participants to consult with.
Israeli Minister of Aliyah and Absorption, MK Sofa Landver, will be the guest speaker at the New York event. Participants will benefit from workshops and seminars on various topics such as: Careers in Israel, Financial Planning, Taxes & Budgeting, The Israeli Healthcare System, Introduction to the Aliyah Process, Aliyah Rights and Benefits and the ‘Go North’ and ‘Go South’ Programs. In addition, representatives of The Jewish Agency for Israel will speak about the process for verifying Aliyah eligibility and the various programs it offers to assist immigrants in their transition to Israeli life.
To date, Nefesh B’Nefesh has assisted over 38,000 Olim. More than 50,000 North American and British Jews have attended Nefesh B'Nefesh pre-Aliyah informational seminars throughout the US, Canada and UK, including specially tailored programs, events and individual counseling sessions. For a full schedule of these Aliyah fairs, please visit www.nbn.org.il/mega.
About Nefesh B’Nefesh (www.nbn.org.il):
Founded in 2002, Nefesh B’Nefesh in cooperation with the Israeli government and The Jewish Agency for Israel, is dedicated to revitalizing Aliyah from North America and the UK by removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles of Aliyah. To date, Nefesh B'Nefesh has assisted over 38,000 newcomers to Israel.