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Yom Ha’atzmaut Draws 200 New York UJA Leaders

The UJA Federation of New York’s William Rosenwald Mission landed in Israel Sunday with 200 leaders who will be celebrating the country’s 65th anniversary...

Israel Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks State From Transferring FATCA Info to IRS

Ex-pat Americans faced with reporting all of their financial and personal banking information may still have some privacy.

Religious Zionists Target Yiddish Speaking Haredim for Aliyah (Video)

Yiddish messages rooted in Jewish liturgy and Biblical texts encouraging Jews to make Aliyah.

Rising Anti-Semitism Driving Jews to Israel

The majority of last year's new immigrants to Israel came from Russia and Ukraine. An increase this year is expected to include France.

Holy Land of Opportunity: North American Jews Finding Jobs in Israel

Jews across America, in the privacy of their own computer screens, are scanning the internet for job opportunities which will enable them to make the leap toward life in Israel.

Operation Dove’s Wings Begins as Ethiopian Aliyah Comes to a Close

The flight was organized by the Jewish Agency for Israel, pursuant to the July government decision to increase the rate of Ethiopian Aliyah.

Special Aliyah Flight to Bring 200 French Jews to Israel

More than 200 immigrants from France ware scheduled to land in Israel aboard a special Aliyah flight next Monday evening. They will be greeted by...

Five women from Ancient Chinese Jewish Community to Make Aliyah

Believed to have been founded by Iraqi or Persian Jewish merchants, Kaifeng's Jewish community built a large and beautiful synagogue in 1163.

Nefesh B’Nefesh, Friends of IDF to Host ‘Lone Soldiers’ Event

Aliya support organizations to host event for immigrants who have left their families in order to serve the Jewish state.

Exodus from France Leads Aliyah to 10-Year High

Aliyah was up by 32 percent compared with 2013.

Iranian Blogger Taking Hebrew Classes in Jewish Agency Ulpan

"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."

Rabbi Meir Schuster, the ‘Man of the Wall,’ Dies at Age 71

One is remembered for his mitzvahs and good deeds, and Rabbi “Heritage House’ Schuster will be remembered forever.

Northeast India Earthquake Strikes Bnei Menashe Community in Manipur

“The earthquake struck early in the morning and buildings shook violently,” said a member of the Bnei Menashe community.

From Argentina to Shechem: New Immigrant Joins Soldiers on Front Line [video]

The Home Front Command for the first time has deployed female soldiers to guard the front lines in Shechem in Samaria.

Why Do YOU Love Israel? #LiveLoveIsrael

Amazing new NBN video on Olim who love Israel. Why do YOU love Israel?

Meet Little Yoav Fanai from India who Became Israeli Citizen this Week

The 102 new immigrants all hail from the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, which borders Burma and Bangladesh and is home to the second-largest concentration of Bnei Menashe in India.

Jewish School in Gondar, Ethiopia Closes as Aliyah Ends

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky on Monday turned over the keys to the Jewish school of Gondar, Ethiopia, to the town’s mayor as the...

Knesset Debates Complaints that Restaurants Employing Olim Lose Kosher Certification

'According to the Halacha, only the person who cooks the food must be Jewish; the other workers do not have to be Jewish.'

The Day Mandela Went to Shul and Preached against Aliyah

With all due respect to the man and his memory, Mandela promoted strong independent states for minorities – except Israel. He publicly praised Arab terrorism against Israel in the name of "freedom."

Woman Making Aliyah Dies On-Board El Al Flight

A doctor that was brought to the plane upon landing declared her death.

Meet Israel’s New-Old Immigrant Absorption Minister

Sofa Landver, an immigrant from Russia, has returned to the office she headed between 2009 and 2015.

US Jewish Youths Choosing Elite IDF Units over Elite Colleges

More Jewish parents no longer ask their children only to which Ivy League schools will they apply, but in which elite IDF units they want to serve.

Nominate Exceptional Olim from English Speaking Countries for Nefesh B’nefesh Annual Prize

“Each year we are amazed by the breadth and quality of the English speaking Olim who have had an enormous impact on the development of Israel."

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