“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."
"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."
Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.
Grants will be awarded to Olim looking to create change, enter the start-up ecosystem, impact Israeli society or engage the Olim community.
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
"A family with three children attending private Jewish education in the US must budget on average $80,000 a year for tuition alone."
“Europe is lost,” the rabbi said. “Don’t make the same mistake as the Algerian Jews, and the Jews in Venezuela...”
37% of UK Jews conceal their Jewish identity in public and 17% don't feel welcome in their own country.
The White Supremacists have been haranguing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-KY) about his Asian American wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, questioning her racial purity. Is that the despicable level of nastiness matched by Al Quds and its reporter at DOS? Where are the condemnations from our friends in the media?
The Ambassador was there on the tarmac to welcome his daughter to her new home.
The brand-new Olim hail from 19 US states and two Canadian provinces, including 20 families, 64 children, six sets of twins and 26 medical professionals.
"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."
“This is about reducing bureaucracy," said Minister Yisrael Katz.
“These ties are translated into viable collaboration and cross-country cooperation."
Police launched a covert investigation, and after "various and complex investigative activities," they succeeded in tracking down a squad of burglars from central Israel.
The trips inspire men to connect deeply with their Jewish heritage, and transform themselves, their families – and ultimately their communities and the wider world.
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.'
Gross and his wife Judy are now living happily in Tel Aviv.
Rabbi Fass expressed his hope that the matter will be resolved, and that a healing process will begin to develop between the Chief Rabbinate and Rabbinic leaders across the world.
'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.'
More than 10% of the French Jewish community has immigrated to Israel since the year 2000, half in the past five years alone.
The survey revealed a strong correlation between the religious standards of respondents and their view on how vital the views of foreign Jews are.
Speaker Edelstein was invited to give the speech exactly 30 years after he had completed a three-year sentence in a Soviet labor camp for his Zionist activities.
In the 1990s, European countries complained about Israeli citizens with Israeli passports who were engaged in criminal activity, which affected Israel's visa agreements.
Taglit-Birthright is a free 10-day educational trip offered to Jewish young men and women ages 18 to 26.