Advantages of Being in Israel by Rav Nathan Schapira

Behold, he who doesn’t live in Eretz Yisrael is called by the sages as, “One who is as if he has no G-d.” (Ketubot 111) The reason for this is simple. Every Jew’s soul emanates from a holy place, and therefore the kelipot really have no real power to rule over him. That is derived from the verse, “For G-d’s portion is His nation.” (Deut. 32:9) They are G-d’s portion, not the portion of the angels. Therefore the ministering angel of his country has no real power over him, yet the Shechinah is not resting directly upon him either. This is because he is engulfed by the depths of the sea of the kelipot that is in the contaminated airspace of his foreign country:

http://www.kabbalaonline.org/kabbalah/article_cdo/aid/380774/jewish/Being-in-Israel-52.htm

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