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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.

American Woman Punched by Muslim on Temple Mount

An American Jewish woman who made aliyah was punched in the ribs Tuesday by a Muslim at the Temple Mount.

IDF’s Arizona Girl Receives ‘President’s Excellence Award’

Nira Lee grew up in Tempe, Arizona as a Zionist but firmly planted in the USA, until she saw the destruction following the Second Lebanon War during a visit to Israel. Now she is Lieutenant in the IDF.

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Remarks Prior to Cabinet Meeting

Prior to Sunday's cabinet meeting, Bibi talked about the dangers of Iran, ISIS and anti-Semitism and the importance of Aliyah.

10,000 French Jews, 3,000 Americans expected to Make Aliyah in 2016

"We could have reached 15,000 [French] olim last year, not only 8,000," Former Minister of Immigration and Absorption Sofa Landver (Yisrael Beitenu) said.

Knesset Committee: 38% Decline in Aliyah in First 2.5 Months of 2016

Immigration from Ukraine and France has decreased because the immigrants' needs are not being sufficiently met, particularly in the fields of employment and education.

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.

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.

Knesset Committee Discovers Significant Drop in Immigrant Youth Crime

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.

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...

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...

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.

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...

A 21st Century Exodus: Dina’s Journey from Egypt to Jerusalem

Passover interview: Rolin Abdallah grew up in an Arab country with no knowledge of her Jewish heritage. Today, she is IDF soldier Dina Ovadia. Here is a Cinderella and Haggadah story rolled into one.

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.

White House Silent on Terrorist Murder of 13-Year-Old American Girl

The 13-year-old girl stabbed to death in her bed in Kiryat Arba was a US citizen, but the White House has been silent.

Jewish Agency’s Natan Sharansky Speaks Up for Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Jewish Agency Chairman Natan Sharansky expresses his firm support for Efrat Chief Rabbi Shlomo Riskin.

Government Says Aliyah Stats from US Better than Previously Stated

Official statistics on aliyah to Israel from the United States have been corrected to show that there was only a tiny change for the...

Helping Sick Israeli Children Produces Miracles and a Fund to Help More

A decision to help sick Israeli children in need led to miracles for Yael and Albert Shaltiel -- and a special fund to help even more.

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...

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

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

80 New Olim Celebrate Joining the IDF

At the event, soldiers were awarded grants to help with their transition and enjoyed a barbecue.

Arab Reporter Questioning Aliyah of Ambassador Friedman’s Daughter

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?

Jewish Youth Stream to Europe to Mark 120-Yr Anniversary of World Zionist Congress [video]

Participants included 120 counselors and delegates from WBA groups across Europe.

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