Haaretz investigative report || Nefesh B'Nefesh an ineffective monopoly with overpaid executives, say critics
In the 10 years since its launch, the pro-aliyah organization has successfully positioned itself as the main player in bringing new immigrants from the U.S. to Israel. However, critics contend that its executives are overpaid and its impact on the numbers of new arrivals in Israel is negligible.
On a steamy August morning this summer, hundreds of new immigrants from the United States waited for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the old terminal of Ben-Gurion International Airport. The concrete structure was revivified. A religious band performed wedding songs, soldiers from the Intelligence Corps ("We were told to come here, so we came") danced with the new arrivals, while waiters from...
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