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The Shimon Apisdorf Blog

Shimon Apisdorf is the founder of Operation Home Again, the first organization solely devoted to community-based Aliyah. He has also authored ten books that have sold over a quarter million copies and have won two Benjamin Franklin awards. 

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American Jews: Don’t Celebrate Thanksgiving

By Shimon Apisdorf

Dear American Jews, This is not the year for a typical Thanksgiving, because this is not a time to be a typical American. Jew. Celebrate? Dear American Jews, this is no time to celebrate. Dear American Jews, just skip Thanksgiving this year.

American Jews: Go to Washington!

By Shimon Apisdorf

Every American Jew must do her and his utmost to show up at the National Mall in Washington this Tuesday and March for Israel! But why? Three reasons.

Febtober Makes Sense

By Shimon Apisdorf

Yes, Febtober. Makes Sense.

Hospitals in Gaza? No Such Thing!

By Shimon Apisdorf

Let’s be clear. There is no siege on any hospital in Gaza. None. No Such Thing! So All Those Videos Are Lying? Yes.

It’s Not Hanukkah. It’s Something Higher.

By Shimon Apisdorf

Yes, we will kindle our menorah’s tonight, and yes those lights will glow brightly for the next eight days. We will spin dreidels, eat sufganiyot and latkes. We will celebrate and we will hold our loved ones closer and tighter than ever. Because tonight it’s not just Hanukkah, it’s something Higher.

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