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Government to Reveal Lost Yemenite Children 2001 Committee Findings

12 Heshvan 5777 – November 12, 2016
The committee began its investigations in 1995, following bloody clashes in Passover of 1994, between the followers of a Yemenite Rabbi and police.

Netanyahu: Soon Majority of Jews Will Live in Israel

9 Heshvan 5777 – November 10, 2016
Jewish Agency Chairman Sharansky added, tongue-in-cheek, "We cannot forget our partnership with the world's Jews – we cannot give up on any Jew, even if they are not 'Orthodox.'"

Happy Aliya Day, Everybody!

7 Heshvan 5777 – November 8, 2016
Strangely enough, the Knesset legislation known as the Aliyah Day Act 5776-2016 states that on the 7th of Cheshvan the country will celebrate the Israelites' entrance into the Land of Israel on the 10th of Nissan.

NY Senator Chuck Schumer Slams BDS as ‘Modern Anti-Semitism’

25 Elul 5776 – September 27, 2016
NY Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer slams BDS as "modern-day anti-Semitism."

Israel Innovation Authority ‘Luring’ Academics, Entrepreneurs Back to Israel [video]

12 Elul 5776 – September 15, 2016
Every year, hundreds from academia and industry return to Israel, fulfilling a desire to come back home and find employment appropriate to their education and skills.

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

2 Elul 5776 – September 4, 2016
Ex-pat Americans faced with reporting all of their financial and personal banking information may still have some privacy.

211 New Immigrants Flee to Israel From War-Torn Ukraine

27 Av 5776 – August 30, 2016
More than 200 new immigrants arrived on aliyah from eastern Ukraine, the 19th IFCJ flight since Dec. 2014.

Israeli President Welcomes 50,000th Oleh Brought Home by Nefesh B’nefesh

13 Av 5776 – August 17, 2016
The flight included a diverse mix of people from 22 US states and one Canadian province, including 24 families, 78 children and 10 medical professionals.

Bennett Relying on Orthodox to Lead Israel’s Jewish Identity Project for Diaspora Youth

The fact that the first two of these organizations is completely Orthodox, while the third varies from one campus to another has irked many, in Israel and abroad.

Welcome Home [photo]

233 North American new Olim arrived home to Israel this morning.

Hundreds More Ukraine Jews Preparing to Flee

12 Av 5776 – August 15, 2016
More than a thousand Ukraine Jews have called the offices of the IFCJ over the past month, finally willing to flee.

Knesset Committee Approves $80 Million to Support New Immigrants

Some of the funds are designated for encouraging entrepreneurship among new immigrants from France, Belgium, and Ukraine.

New Jerusalem Lone Soldier Center Opens on Michael Levin’s Yartzheit

9 Av 5776 – August 12, 2016
The new Jerusalem Lone Soldiers' Center officially opened on Michael Levin's 10th Yartzheit.

More Jews Flee to Israel, Escaping Terror in France

28 Tammuz 5776 – August 2, 2016
Jews arriving in Israel to begin new lives are telling horror stories about France that sound like pre-WWII Germany.

Netanyahu ‘Not Prepared to Tolerate Racism in our State’

27 Tammuz 5776 – August 1, 2016
The report on eradicating racism against Israelis of Ethiopian origin is 170 pages long and includes 52 recommendations intended to help correct institutionalized and societal racism.

Israeli National Service Program Incorporates 120 Young French Female Immigrants

25 Tammuz 5776 – July 31, 2016
Most of this year’s applicants are from the area of Paris, but some have also emigrated from Marseilles or northern France.

Ukraine Jews Come ‘Home’ Helped By Israel & IFCJ

23 Tammuz 5776 – July 28, 2016
More than 230 new immigrants arrived in Israel from Ukraine, many of them badly traumatized.

Knesset Committee Discovers Significant Drop in Immigrant Youth Crime

21 Tammuz 5776 – July 26, 2016
For every shekel the state invests in preventing delinquency or rehabilitating a juvenile delinquent, it will save 5-10 shekels in the future by avoiding the delinquent's imprisonment, compensating those hurt by the delinquent, etc.

Knesset Passes Law Assigning Running State Mikvahs to Chief Rabbinate

"Reform Jews in the US don’t have a single mikvah. All of a sudden they need a mikvah over here?"

Tuesday 223 American Olim Made Israel their Home

13 Tammuz 5776 – July 19, 2016
The 223 newcomers include Jews from 17 US states and two Canadian provinces, former servicemen from three different US Armed Forces units, families of all sizes, and young professionals.

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