Last year the WZO established 140 new Hebrew language centers, most of them in France, Argentina, and the UK.
Sharansky, visiting Brazil: “The Brazilian Jewish community is a warm, Zionist community with strong ties to Israel.”
The committee began its investigations in 1995, following bloody clashes in Passover of 1994, between the followers of a Yemenite Rabbi and police.
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.'"
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 Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer slams BDS as "modern-day anti-Semitism."
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.
Ex-pat Americans faced with reporting all of their financial and personal banking information may still have some privacy.
More than 200 new immigrants arrived on aliyah from eastern Ukraine, the 19th IFCJ flight since Dec. 2014.
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.
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.
233 North American new Olim arrived home to Israel this morning.
More than a thousand Ukraine Jews have called the offices of the IFCJ over the past month, finally willing to flee.
Some of the funds are designated for encouraging entrepreneurship among new immigrants from France, Belgium, and Ukraine.
The new Jerusalem Lone Soldiers' Center officially opened on Michael Levin's 10th Yartzheit.
Jews arriving in Israel to begin new lives are telling horror stories about France that sound like pre-WWII Germany.
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.
Most of this year’s applicants are from the area of Paris, but some have also emigrated from Marseilles or northern France.
More than 230 new immigrants arrived in Israel from Ukraine, many of them badly traumatized.
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.
"Reform Jews in the US don’t have a single mikvah. All of a sudden they need a mikvah over here?"
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.
The flight was planned months ago, without any connection to recent events in France.
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.
Sharansky: “This is the single greatest expression of the Jewish people’s solidarity with French Jewry.”