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Jewish Youth Stream to Europe to Mark 120-Yr Anniversary of World Zionist Congress [video]

17 Shevat 5777 – February 12, 2017
Participants included 120 counselors and delegates from WBA groups across Europe.

1,600 Lone Soldiers to Get Assisted Personal Errands Day in Tel Aviv Feb. 16

11 Shevat 5777 – February 7, 2017
Every IDF Lone Soldier is entitled to take a personal errands day once every two months, but for most of them one day is often not enough time to complete their necessary errands.

3,300-Year Detour Ends in Aliyah for 65th Wedding Anniversary in Israel

26 Tevet 5777 – January 23, 2017
"We realized it was time to pack while we are healthy and active and could truly enjoy being in Our Beloved Country."

Mother of Dead IDF Soldier Invites Israelis to Funeral: ‘We Have No Family Here’

21 Tevet 5777 – January 19, 2017
The funeral will be at 2:30 PM today (Thursday), at the military section of the Rishon L'Tzion cemetery.

Israel Tax Authority: FATCA Working Both Ways, US Accounts Belonging to Israelis Reviewed

18 Tevet 5777 – January 16, 2017
Israel received data on more than 35,000 Israeli-held accounts in US financial institutions.

Young Professional Olim Prefer Tel Aviv

10 Tevet 5777 – January 8, 2017
Immigration to Tel Aviv has come to be characterized by youth: approximately 9,500 of the new immigrants are between the ages of 18 and 35, joining a third of Tel Aviv's population that is of the same age group.

Support Group: Today’s Aliyah ‘Basket’ Must Include Subsidized Therapy

5 Tevet 5777 – January 3, 2017
'My very relationship with my husband was in question suddenly. The children would yell, 'Why did you bring us here?' My own emotional state was so fragile. Everything was falling apart, including our marriage.'

27,000 New Israelis Came Home in 2016, Down from 31,000 in 2015

29 Kislev 5777 – December 29, 2016
Aliyah from Brazil increased significantly, with the arrival of some 760 new immigrants this year, compared with 497 in 2015.

When A Jerusalem Neighborhood Was A Transit Camp

21 Kislev 5777 – December 20, 2016
Rabbi Haim Sabato tells the tale of the Jerusalem transit camp in which he and his family lived when they immigrated to the Holy Land from Egypt.

Knesset Passes Law Requiring Representation of Haredim, Olim, in Civil Service

13 Kislev 5777 – December 13, 2016
Proper representation legislation in recent years has used affirmative action to boost public sectors whose presence in the civil service does not represent their share of the population.

Chief Rabbinate to List Rabbis Approved for Conversions Abroad

9 Kislev 5777 – December 9, 2016
According to the chief rabbis, the plan is to create a system whereby the conversions done by rabbis who meet the chief rabbinate criteria would be approved.

Report: 10% of Israeli Public Servants Are Olim

8 Kislev 5777 – December 8, 2016
166 Ethiopian Israelis have been recruited to the police force over the past two years, and today 613 police officers are Ethiopian.

Celebration, Challenges as Ethiopian Community Celebrates Sigd Festival

2 Kislev 5777 – December 2, 2016
Thousands of Israeli Ethiopians marked the Day of Sigd in Jerusalem this week. It's an echo of the First Temple era.

WZO to Open 225 Hebrew Language Centers Worldwide Next Year

29 Heshvan 5777 – November 30, 2016
Last year the WZO established 140 new Hebrew language centers, most of them in France, Argentina, and the UK.

700 Brazilian Jews to Make Aliyah in 2016, Triple the Annual Average

20 Heshvan 5777 – November 21, 2016
Sharansky, visiting Brazil: “The Brazilian Jewish community is a warm, Zionist community with strong ties to Israel.”

Government to Reveal Lost Yemenite Children 2001 Committee Findings

12 Heshvan 5777 – November 12, 2016
The committee began its investigations in 1995, following bloody clashes in Passover of 1994, between the followers of a Yemenite Rabbi and police.

Netanyahu: Soon Majority of Jews Will Live in Israel

9 Heshvan 5777 – November 10, 2016
Jewish Agency Chairman Sharansky added, tongue-in-cheek, "We cannot forget our partnership with the world's Jews – we cannot give up on any Jew, even if they are not 'Orthodox.'"

Happy Aliya Day, Everybody!

7 Heshvan 5777 – November 8, 2016
Strangely enough, the Knesset legislation known as the Aliyah Day Act 5776-2016 states that on the 7th of Cheshvan the country will celebrate the Israelites' entrance into the Land of Israel on the 10th of Nissan.

NY Senator Chuck Schumer Slams BDS as ‘Modern Anti-Semitism’

25 Elul 5776 – September 27, 2016
NY Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer slams BDS as "modern-day anti-Semitism."

Israel Innovation Authority ‘Luring’ Academics, Entrepreneurs Back to Israel [video]

12 Elul 5776 – September 15, 2016
Every year, hundreds from academia and industry return to Israel, fulfilling a desire to come back home and find employment appropriate to their education and skills.

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