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Israeli Government Seeking Bank to Manage Fund Spawning New Immigrant Businesses

Israel's government seeks a commercial bank to grant credit to businesses created by new immigrants and returning residents.

Two Communities, One Celebration: Bat Mitzvah Girl Adopts Bnei Menashe Immigrants

“I wonder if there are any Bnei Menashe girls my age?” Becky asked her mother. “Maybe we could share my bat mitzvah with them?”

With Olive Oil, Olim Spread the Light of Torah

Shemen LaMeor will create jobs and reinvigorate the region’s agriculture while preserving its unique character.

Torah Scroll and New-Born Baby Survived Two-Year Escape to Israel

Zehava was born during her family’s two-year ordeal en route to Israel. She was born on the way. Two of her brothers died. She survived. So did her father’s Torah scroll. Today, she is an IDF officer.

Tunisian Spring Is Turning Into a Jewish Winter

With the new legislation being proposed in the Islamist Ennahda led government, Tunisian Jews may need to rethink their loyalty to a country that clearly no longer wants them. The Tunisian Parliament is working to pass a law that will prohibit the import of religious books, kosher food, and even visitors from Israel.

Americans in Beit Shemesh Present the Better Side of Haredim

Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.

Aliyah Up, Except from the United States

Anti-Semitism chased Jews to Israel from Ukraine and France, but not from the rest of Europe and North America.

Feiglin’s Law: 1.5 Million More Jews Making Aliyah Soon

Israel now has Feiglin's Law: An observation that Israel receives a massive influx of new Olim (immigrants) whenever major global geopolitical shifts occur, especially when those shifts synchronize with increased antisemitism and economic problems.

70 Years Later, President Rivlin Meets Passengers who Arrived on the Exodus

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.'

As US Anti-Semitism Flourishes, ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ Calls to Boycott ‘Birthright’ Visits to...

At a time when the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults taking place in the United States is rising dramatically, programs such as Birthright and Nefesh B'Nefesh are crucial to facilitate the immigration of American Jews to Israel as the most obvious remedy

Israeli Cabinet Discussed Transferring Conquered Arab Population in 1967

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).

Woman Making Aliyah Dies On-Board El Al Flight

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

MK Avigdor Liberman: ‘It’s Israel’s Turn to Help Support Diaspora Jewry’

Liberman has a plan to fight assimilation which will strengthen the Diaspora and increase Aliyah

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.

President Rivlin: Israel Is Democratic and Jewish and Tribal, and There Are Arabs, Too

Naturally, when MK Odeh speaks of two states, he really means four states: three purely Arab — Jordan, the PA and Gaza, and one 20% Arab — Israel.

Rifle-Wielding Man Threatens Murder outside French Jewish School

“I will kill all of you,” said the drunken gunman, annoyed at the nerve of a truck blocking traffic.

Charter ‘Aliyah’ Flight to Land in Israel Tuesday with 221 New ‘Olim’

Minister Ze'ev Elkin will welcome 221 new immigrants from the United States and Canada at Ben Gurion Airport on Tuesday., one year after Operation...

Five Pairs of Brothers and Sisters Make Aliyah and Enlist in the Army...

Every year, young soldiers from overseas are enlisted into the Israeli Defense Forces through the Garin Tzabar program. The distance from their families and friends combined with the acclimation to their new country makes their service especially challenging. This year, however, at least for five pairs of brothers from the United States and Australia, the experience should be somewhat less difficult.

British Police Arrest Jew for Fighting PA Flag Wavers at Kosher Deli

A protester who shouted “Jews aren’t safe – we’re coming to get you“ got a big surprise. Aliyah? Perish the thought.

Report: 10% of Israeli Public Servants Are Olim

166 Ethiopian Israelis have been recruited to the police force over the past two years, and today 613 police officers are Ethiopian.

Israeli American Head Coach David Blatt Fired by NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers

Israeli American Jewish NBA coach David Blatt was fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers late Friday -- but not for his record.

Dozens of Brazilian Olim Arrive in Time for Israel’s Purim Carnivals

Immigration from Brazil has more than doubled since 2013, and more than 1,000 Brazilian Jews have started the Aliyah process.

New Jersey Yeshiva Student Now an Israeli Fighter Pilot

‘Lt. B.’ came to Israel to learn Torah for a year and go back to NJ for university. He thought about the army and the Air Force grabbed him, fulfilling his childhood wish to be a pilot. Read and be proud.

Israelis Flood Local Market for Top-Class Poultry Rejected by European Union Boycott

Chickens banned from sales in anti-Semitic European venues are finding more appreciative consumers in Israel instead.

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