Irregular lone soldiers experience financial difficulties, sometimes to the point where their bank accounts are seized once they are released from the army.
The committee began its investigations in 1995, following bloody clashes in Passover of 1994, between the followers of a Yemenite Rabbi and police.
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.
Aliyah from Brazil increased significantly, with the arrival of some 760 new immigrants this year, compared with 497 in 2015.
U.S. taxpayers traveling to the United States with unpaid U.S. tax assessments can be detained at the border, questioned, and flagged for follow-up enforcement. If a taxpayer has an unpaid tax liability and is subject to a resulting Notice of Federal Tax Lien, the IRS may submit identifying taxpayer information to the Treasury Enforcement Communications System (TECS), a database maintained by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
“This is about reducing bureaucracy," said Minister Yisrael Katz.
"It is indisputable that the dominant factor behind Aliyah to Israel from Western Europe is anti-Semitism."
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 fair featured representatives from Nefesh B’Nefesh and Army and Sherut Leumi programs, as well as from universities and colleges from across Israel.
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.
There has been no reduction, much less elimination, of Israeli government support for foreign students attending local universities.
Around 5,000 Jews continue to live in the ancient community, which according to some sources dates back to the time of King Solomon.
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has offered a cash payment to Jews from Ukraine to move to Israel. The Jewish Agency criticizes the program.
Every century or so, wherever we are, we lose about 80 percent of our people for a variety of reasons.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee says while visiting Jerusalem that PM Binyamin Netanyahu is right to remind European Jews they have a safe haven in Israel waiting for them.
Sharansky: “This is the single greatest expression of the Jewish people’s solidarity with French Jewry.”
"Lone new immigrants should not be discriminated against, they should receive the full rights that are granted to new immigrant families and couples."
Israel has well-paying Jobs and lots of available singles. Jewish schools are cheaper than in the US. But why move to Israel when you can get a quick $50,000 and move to the promised land in rural Alabama?
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.
Watch the Nefesh B'Nefesh Landing Ceremony
Confined in Jerusalem to her apartment, she spent her time creating an Israeli flag from her bed sheets. She sewed on a six-pointed star and colored the flag’s stripes with a blue crayon.
'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.'
Hosted by Speaker of the Knesset, MK Edelstein, the prize, awarded by Nefesh B’Nefesh was given to seven Olim from English-speaking countries who have contributed to the State of Israel in a significant way.
Only three days ago, popular singer and songwriter Mordechai Ben David shot and distributed a video depicting the destruction of his neighborhood, Sea Gate, at southwestern tip of Brooklyn, NY, in an effort to raise awareness—and donations—to rebuild this thriving Jewish community.
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.