OneFamily. By. "If you will it, it is no dream." Twitter. Jewish National Fund-USA’s affiliate, ALEH Negev-Nahalat Eran, the leading rehabilitation village for people with intellectual disabilities, embodies what pure kindness and compassion look like as their 500 staff members and 800 volunteers provide round-the-clock care for Israel’s most vulnerable. He wrote 'Im tirtzu...' (fully 'im tirtzu, ein zo agada; ve'im lo tirtzu, agada hi ve'agada tisha'er', אם תרצו, אין זו אגדה; ואם לא תרצו, אגדה היא ואגדה תישאר, meaning, 'If you will it, it is no dream; and if you don't,a dream it is and a dream it will stay) in German. Turn your baseball cards into cash. Over the last few months, Jewish National Fund-USA affiliate Nefesh B’Nefesh has seen a 100% increase in aliyah inquiries. Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra & Vladimir Ashkenazy. Further south, Jewish National Fund-USA affiliate, the Arava International Center for Agricultural Training (AICAT), is teaching innovative Israeli farming techniques to farmers from all over Southeast Asia and Africa. In reality, Israel receives only a small fraction of American military aid, and most of that was spent in the US to the benefit of the American economy. Log in or sign up to leave a comment log in sign up. Share if you think others might want to hear about this ; Over 3,000 years ago, an indigenous people developed a thriving civilization in their native homeland. Boulder Jewish News is an IRS 501(c)3 organization. For many people with intellectual disabilities, it’s critically important that they feel a personal connection to the person who’s caring for them, like Dor Nasimian, a rehabilitation village physiotherapist, who means the world to the village’s residents and they to her. "If you" and "It is no" are in black with white dots while "will it" and "dream" are in light blue. Hanukkah isn’t a major Jewish holiday. If You Will It, It Is No Dream… but Only on Our Terms by Asaf Romirowsky . Polish diplomat in Istanbul rescued hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust, report says, The table used to stop Monsey attacker is turned into a menorah stand, Meet the rabbi-and-sabermetrician duo behind Virtual Dreidel, a game made for pandemic Hanukkah, Happy Hanukkah wishes arrive from Trump, Biden and Harris — and Emhoff, Israelis want to bring back North African Jewry’s feminist Hanukkah tradition. Since 1901, you, your parents, and previous generations have continued a conversation with Jewish National Fund-USA that’s building a brighter future for the land and people of Israel. If you will it, it is no dream… but only on our terms. The cushion features Theodor Herzl's famous quote "If You Will It, It Is No Dream". The candidate of realism needs a reality check, … It’s people like Dor who make our world, and the worlds of the people they care for, a better, kinder place. “As our lives and communities were turned upside down earlier this year, the staff at the rehabilitation village took preventative measures to protect the village’s residents from COVID-19.”. If you will it, it is no dream. The necessity of a Jewish nation state was a foundational premise for the founding fathers of Zionism, no matter what their political persuasion. Tweet . RELEASED SEPTEMBER 1, 2017 ℗ 2017 CHANDOS. He returns with the skills and knowledge to implement farming practices that allow him to do more with less and in turn, bring greater economic prosperity to his family and village. tweet; Photo Credit: Facebook. For 22-year-old Ayelet Mintz, a recent olah, “immigrant to Israel” from Brooklyn, New York, her decision to start a new life and future in Israel made perfect sense. From fleeing the horrors of genocide in Europe, to breaking free from the clutches of Soviet tyranny, Jewish National Fund-USA and you have helped millions of our brothers and sisters find refuge in Israel. Pinterest. Theodor Herzl Quotes. GCI by JNF will be like nothing else. “ If you will it, it is no dream; and if you do not will it, a dream it is and a dream it will stay. Today, however, among an increasing number of American Jews, the idea of a Jewish state is no longer a building block but rather a wedge issue. RE: explain the quote "If you will it, it is no dream"? It will be an international destination for aspiring chefs, foodies, and tourists from around the world seeking to immerse themselves in the melting pot of peoples, cultures, and cuisines that define Israel’s north. The vast, uninterrupted territory that contains North Korea, China, Pakistan, and Iran has greater geostrategic importance today than ever before. “If you will it, it is no dream”. Consignment will earn you top dollar. I knew Hanukkah celebrated defeating the Greeks. Im Tirtzu, ein zo agada. If You Will It, It Is No Dream… But Only On Our Terms by Asaf Romirowsky BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. share. Tweet … Moreover, a strict double standard applies: Jewish organizations like Hillel must include anti-Israel voices or be deemed intolerant or racist, but Palestinians and their supporters should never be expected to reciprocate. Posted by Xfactor on March 02, 2005. 0 0. student. I have always cherished Rosh Hashanah as a time of hope, introspection, and new beginnings both physically and spiritually. The only difference is that unlike overtly anti-Zionist bashers like Norman Finkelstein, Ilan Pappe, and others, Beinart claims to be a lover of Zion—just one who is having a difficult time grappling with the “harsh” Israeli reality. A glance at this hall, where our people is represented by delegates from all over the world, suffices to prove this. That understanding was once shared by most American Jews. There are countless unresolved questions regarding the territories and “settlements,” all of which should be decided by Israelis and Palestinians. MARCH 24, 2015 21:30. Share on Facebook. At Jewish National Fund-USA, thanks to you, every day we are changing so many worlds in so many ways. "If you will it, it is no dream" wrote the founder of political Zionism Theodor Herzl in 1902, prophesizing the creation of a utopian Jewish state. It was Friday afternoon, May 14, 1948, when David Ben Gurion, leader of the Jewish Agency and veteran Zionist activist, declared the independence of a new Jewish State, called ‘Medinat Yisrael’. American Jews imposing their conceptions, based on a palpable lack of understanding and sympathy for their Israeli cousins, is patronizing and foolish. Ayelet said: “Although COVID-19 happened and borders were closing, I didn’t want to sit idly by in New York, anguishing as the country shut down. If you will it, it is no dream. The concept of “settler colonialism” has been applied with almost unique vehemence against Israel. Twenty three years after its euphoric launch on the White House lawn, the Oslo ‘peace process’ has substantially worsened the position of both parties, and made the prospects for peace and reconciliation ever more remote. Graves of fallen IDF soldiers at the Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem. Knowledge of plants is helpful. Asaf Romirowsky - 18 Shevat 5780 – February 12, 2020. It must have responded to a very deep necessity, a very old longing of our people, otherwise its effects would be inexplicable. But the fact that Jews are the indigenous population of the Southern Levant can be proved with ease. The Turkish lira sank to a record low on October 22—a new blow for the Turkish economy, which has been battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Path ahead, yet, it is no dream. this is Only a `` for now situation! 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