Sunday, November 11, 2007

Nefesh B’Nefesh Announces 'Israel in a Minute' Contest Winners

Nefesh B’Nefesh Announces 'Israel in a Minute' Contest Winners

First prize and second prize awarded for best 1-2 minute videos showing the unique and inspirational side of living in Israel

(JERUSALEM) – Nefesh B'Nefesh, the organization dedicated to revitalizing Aliyah from the US, Canada and the UK, has announced the winner of its 'Israel in a Minute' competition that required contestants to create a one to two minute inspiring video in English, which captures the unique side of living in Israel.

Shmuel Hoffman from Jerusalem was the winner of the first prize of $3,000 for his submission called "Many faces, One Country." The second prize of $1,000 was awarded to Mordy Rapp of Ramat Bet Shemesh for his video entitled "Heblish". The winning videos as well as a selection the best submissions can be viewed on Nefesh B'Nefesh's website at .

The top submissions will be screened in special events throughout Israel and the USA, and will also be used for viral marketing campaigns which will be viewed by thousands of people around the world.

About Nefesh B’Nefesh

Founded in 2002, Nefesh B’Nefesh is an organization dedicated to revitalizing Aliyah from North America, Canada and the UK by removing or minimizing the financial, professional, logistical and social obstacles of Aliyah. For more information, please visit

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Yael Katsman, Nefesh B’Nefesh / Tel. (02) 659 5696 / yael


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