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Anti-Semitism Spurs Increased Aliyah from France

A steady increase of Jews fleeing anti-Semitism and moving to Israel has prompted the Ministry of Absorption to submit for government approval a new...

Elissa Strauss, Are You on our Side or on the Side of our Enemies?

Every century or so, wherever we are, we lose about 80 percent of our people for a variety of reasons.

Birthright Expands Eligibility for Free Trips to Israel

The Taglit-Birthright Israel program has expanded eligibility for its free 10-day trips to Israel for Jewish young adults ages 18-26 to include teenagers who...

Religious Zionists Target Yiddish Speaking Haredim for Aliyah (Video)

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

Make Aliyah, Be an Achiever and Win $10,000

A food bank chairman, a solar energy pioneer and the creator of the “Dry Bones” comic strip are among the first winners of a...

Jewish Congressman Concerned over Rabbinate Boycott of Avi Weiss Flock

New York Rep. Eliot L. Engel sent a letter to Benjamin Netanyahu to express his concern over the Israeli Chief Rabbinate’s decision to reject...

Only Bennett Can Solve the Avi Weiss Conundrum – He Caused It

Rabbi Avi Weiss is learning the hard way about playing nice with others.

Fearless Gush Etzion Doctor Makes House Calls in Palestinian Villages

The connection runs so deep, that the Arab villagers have alerted Efrat authorities against terror cells.

Aliyah from the US Down13 Percent in 2013

Orthodoxy have consistently been the largest group.

Israel Planning ‘Rescue’ Operation for French Jews

An Aliyah plan of this scale hasn't been attempted since the rescued of Ethiopian Jewry.

25 Young Tech Leaders Arrive in Israel for Taglit Tech Challenge

Twenty-five young Jewish tech leaders working for such leading companies as Google, Facebook, and Microsoft have arrived in Israel for a ten-day introduction to...

IRS Tax Regulations Prompt Olim to Revoke American Citizenship

A get-tough IRS policy on Americans living abroad has encouraged some Americans living abroad, including “olim” in Israel, to revoke their American citizenship, the...

Should Israel Help Save America’s Jewish Community?

Israel has invested more than $125 million trying to bring young Jews to visit, with meager results.

Ethiopian MK Stunt May Result in Compromising Israel’s Blood Supply

An MDA medical team was kicked out of the Knesset for refusing an Ethiopian MK Blood.

Saying Mazal Tov in Sign Language

All the boys were called up together, and recited – for the very first time – the blessing for being called to the Torah, with their interpreter.

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."

World-Renowned Pianist Evgeny Kissin to Get Israeli Citizenship

The Interior Ministry will grant Evgeny Kissin, one of the world's leading classical pianists and an enthusiastic Jewish supporter of Israel, Israeli citizenship event...

Unprecedented Participation Expected in Birthright Winter Program

More than 17,000 Jewish young adults will participate in the Taglit-Birthright Israel free 10-day tours this season, the largest number of winter participants for Birthright since...

Seventh Hanukkah Candle to Be Lit in Seven Nations Simultaneously

Immigrants to Israel from seven countries will light Hanukkah candles Tuesday night simultaneously with Jews in seven other countries in a ceremony organized by...

French Jewish Immigration to Israel Up 49 Percent

Jewish immigration from France to Israel has increased by 49 percent in the first nine months of 2013 compared to last year. Through September, 2,185...

800 Young Russian Jews at Jerusalem Limmud FSU Festival

The festival marked the 90th birthday of President Shimon Peres, and the 100th birthday of late Prime Minster Menachem Begin.

Peres and Netanyahu ‘Parlent Francois’ to Hollande

France and Israel were at each other’s throats nine years ago because of Israel’s warning to French Jews of rampant anti-Semitism, but common enemies have brought the two countries together, for now.

Friday the Rabbi Read Isaiah 53

Few chapters in the Jewish Bible have been used more vigorously and cleverly by Christian missionaries than this one, which happens to be a wonderful prophecy about the vindication of the Jewish nation.

World Orthodox Leaders Honors Rabbi Fass for Promoting Aliyah

The World Orthodox Leadership Forum honored Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, co-founder of Nefesh B’Nefesh, at its annual dinner in Jerusalem on Monday for his contribution...

Summit on Israel-Diaspora Relations

Some 120 Jewish leaders from Israel and around the world convened for a two-day summit on formulating a plan to strengthen the connection between...

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