The brand-new Olim hail from 19 US states and two Canadian provinces, including 20 families, 64 children, six sets of twins and 26 medical professionals.
"The Jewish Agency, which has welcomed millions of Jews home to Israel, is proud to play a part in easing Neda’s integration into her country of refuge."
“This is about reducing bureaucracy," said Minister Yisrael Katz.
“These ties are translated into viable collaboration and cross-country cooperation."
Police launched a covert investigation, and after "various and complex investigative activities," they succeeded in tracking down a squad of burglars from central Israel.
The trips inspire men to connect deeply with their Jewish heritage, and transform themselves, their families – and ultimately their communities and the wider world.
Speaking to the passengers as well as their second, third, and fourth generation descendants, the President said, 'I am fortunate as President of the State of Israel to record with you and your families that the State of Israel, and the flag of Israel, are obvious facts.'
Gross and his wife Judy are now living happily in Tel Aviv.
Rabbi Fass expressed his hope that the matter will be resolved, and that a healing process will begin to develop between the Chief Rabbinate and Rabbinic leaders across the world.
'Most of the Jews in the United States, even those who come to Temple once in fifty years, or those that don’t come at all, are not Reform, and the Reform movement does not represent them.'
More than 10% of the French Jewish community has immigrated to Israel since the year 2000, half in the past five years alone.
The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.
Speaker Edelstein was invited to give the speech exactly 30 years after he had completed a three-year sentence in a Soviet labor camp for his Zionist activities.
In the 1990s, European countries complained about Israeli citizens with Israeli passports who were engaged in criminal activity, which affected Israel's visa agreements.
Taglit-Birthright is a free 10-day educational trip offered to Jewish young men and women ages 18 to 26.
The discussion, then as now, revolved around annexation versus a two-state solution, although at the time the most these Israeli ministers could imagine was a Palestinian autonomy under Israeli rule (a solution that's to the right of today's Likud).
There's much misinformation, misconception and ignorance in the American Jewish community about Israel, which Yishai did a lot to dispel over at that Beverly Hills event.
The Bnei Menashe are descendants of the tribe of Manasseh, one of the Ten Lost Tribes exiled from the Land of Israel more than 2,700 years ago by the Assyrian empire.
Each village priest would recite ancient prayers, such as “Miriam’s Song,” echoing the Biblical account of the Exodus and its aftermath.
The start of a new life in Israel, "a strong and independent country," is a rescue for olim from Ukraine.