The Arad Community English Speakers group meets monthly in the local kosher dairy restaurant for coffee and discussions, and now has “field trips” as well.
Several of the players also represented Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, where Team Israel made it to the quarterfinal.
The Netanyahu cabinet on Sunday debated an initiative to allow the Aliyah of first-degree relatives of the Falash Mura, who are not entitled to immigrate under the Law of Return.
Today, according to some estimates, there may be as many as 50,000 Christian converts in Ethiopia and Eritrea who maintain some familial relations with Ethiopian Israelis.
The Falash Mura are members of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and Eritrea who converted to Christianity over the past two centuries.
Voting from overseas is very easy.
“My hospital is still the best in Venezuela, but I don’t know for how long, we don’t have medicines anymore, even antibiotics.”
In a 2011 interview, Roseanne said she would like to run for Prime Minister of Israel.
Liberman estimated it would take approximately $365 million annually to facilitate such a mass aliyah over the next 10 years. “Bringing in those numbers will upgrade Israel to another level, with a prowess we never imagined.”
In June, Ramah national director Rabbi Mitchell Cohen circulated an email vowing: “Ramah camps have not engaged—and will not engage—in any way with IfNotNow as an organization.”
The group includes 27 medical professionals, 13 Jewish community professionals, and 57 lone soldiers.
On board the flight there will be 30 families, 90 children, and three sets of twins.
Within the last decade, noted Rabbi Fass, the trend in aliyah has been toward younger, single olim, ages 18 to 30, who are not necessarily coming to Israel for ideological or religious reasons.
The Bnei Menashe claim descent from one of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel, who were sent into exile by the Assyrian Empire more than 2,700 years ago.
“The group of young olim arriving today will ... be part of the modern-day miracle of the Jewish people returning to the Jewish homeland."
Israel is home to the world’s largest Jewish community (more than six million Jews) followed by the U.S. (5.7 million).
We are destroying the terrorist tunnels, and in contrast, we are building these tunnels here which shorten distances.
"They didn't come to learn about Israel, but rather about Palestine... to bash Israel on purpose, and in public."
Signaling that he understand why had been selected, Herzog told the board on Sunday: “A Jew is a Jew is a Jew, no matter his denomination or the type of kippah he chooses to wear or not to wear on his head."
Sharansky will continue his service training and supporting the Jewish Agency shlichim (emissaries).
While young people were preparing for their flights to Israel, they were asked about certain issues and policies, with their answers recorded.
The new bill seeks to permit a first-degree relative or guardian to review the adoption file of family members who have disappeared, been kidnapped or whose fate is unknown.
The 90-year-old from Oregon was honored at a May 30 event, where he was introduced as a "hero of Israel and the Jewish people."
Venice Chief Rabbi Rabbi Bahbout disregarded the status quo and declared that he would convert people from all over Italy in his court, including those who had been rejected in the courts in Milan and Rome.
The 51-year-old billionaire received his blue Israeli identity card (teudat oleh) under Israel's Law of Return after having applied for citizenship last week while still abroad.