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Hundreds More Ukraine Jews Preparing to Flee

More than a thousand Ukraine Jews have called the offices of the IFCJ over the past month, finally willing to flee.

Nefesh B’Nefesh and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael Launch Multi-Million Dollar “Go Beyond” Initiative to...

Our shared goal is to bring 500,000 new residents to the Galilee and one million new residents to the Negev, and there is where our main efforts reside.

Five women from Ancient Chinese Jewish Community to Make Aliyah

Believed to have been founded by Iraqi or Persian Jewish merchants, Kaifeng's Jewish community built a large and beautiful synagogue in 1163.

Netanyah Victim recently made Aliya

Shmuel Toledano, 71, came on Aliyah with his wife several weeks ago.

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.

Bnei Akiva in Ethiopia Will Ease Transition to Israel for Remaining Jews [video]

B'nei Akiva is helping to prepare the remaining Jews in Ethiopia to come home to Israel over the next five years

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...

Sister of American IDF Lone Soldier Killed in Summer War Makes aliyah

“Had the disaster not occurred, I would have never been living here; the tragedy triggered the change in my life..."

95 Children from North America Make Aliyah to Israel

On board were 32 families including 95 children and 53 singles, of whom 12 will be joining the Israel Defense Forces.

Support Group: Today’s Aliyah ‘Basket’ Must Include Subsidized Therapy

'My very relationship with my husband was in question suddenly. The children would yell, 'Why did you bring us here?' My own emotional state was so fragile. Everything was falling apart, including our marriage.'

Why French Jewry Cannot Afford to Sleep

French Jewry is in the crossfire as the world starts to wrestle with radical Islam and is facing two lethal issues as it decides whether to leave en masse, for good.

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

Ex-pat Americans faced with reporting all of their financial and personal banking information may still have some privacy.

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.

Tiberias Hospital Brings Health Knowledge to ‘Lost Tribe’ Jews

When a group of about 7,000 of these Indian Jews arrived in Israel six years ago, local hospitals have taken upon themselves to usher them into the wonderful medical advantages of modern times.

Meet Israel’s New-Old Immigrant Absorption Minister

Sofa Landver, an immigrant from Russia, has returned to the office she headed between 2009 and 2015.

Israeli Professor Earns Title of Nobility from Queen Elizabeth II

Israeli Professor Penelope Ur received a title of nobility from Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of her work as a teacher of English and her efforts to promote friendship between Britain and Israel.

ISIS Spooks Young French Jews into Visiting Israel

The number of French Jews who visited Israel on the Birthright program more than doubled this year to 2,500.

His Brooklyn Home Destroyed by Sandy, Singer Mordechai Ben David Is Making Aliyah (Video)

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.

Young New York Jews Gear Up for Aliyah Conference

In an effort to nudge New York Jewish students and young professionals considering aliyah to take the plunge, Nefesh B’Nefesh and the Jewish Agency for Israel will be hosting a special conference at the UJA-Federation of new York in Manhattan on October 21.

200th Anniversary of the Alter Rebbe Celebrated by Renewed Chabad Presence in Hebron

Marking the 200th anniversary of the yartzeit of the Alter Rebbe - Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi who founded the Chabad movement - the Jewish Press' Yishai Fleisher interviewed one of the special emmissaries who have become the hallmark of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement to talk about the man who started it all, what his passions were, and where Chabad is headed.

Highest Number of New Immigrants in Israel from Ukraine, Russia and France

Immigration to Israel this year was up 28% compared to the previous year. An estimated total of 24,800 new immigrants arrived to Israel throughout the course of the year.

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).

Aliyah Up by 14 Percent in First Three Months of 2014

There is nothing like a good round of anti-Semitism to sober up Jews to move to Israel.

800 Jewish Mothers from 10 Countries Renaissance in Israel

There are no words to describe the power of 800 Jewish mothers under the same roof, with all of the energy, emotions and inspiration.

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