Participants included 120 counselors and delegates from WBA groups across Europe.
Every IDF Lone Soldier is entitled to take a personal errands day once every two months, but for most of them one day is often not enough time to complete their necessary errands.
"We realized it was time to pack while we are healthy and active and could truly enjoy being in Our Beloved Country."
The funeral will be at 2:30 PM today (Thursday), at the military section of the Rishon L'Tzion cemetery.
Israel received data on more than 35,000 Israeli-held accounts in US financial institutions.
Immigration to Tel Aviv has come to be characterized by youth: approximately 9,500 of the new immigrants are between the ages of 18 and 35, joining a third of Tel Aviv's population that is of the same age group.
'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.'
Aliyah from Brazil increased significantly, with the arrival of some 760 new immigrants this year, compared with 497 in 2015.
Rabbi Haim Sabato tells the tale of the Jerusalem transit camp in which he and his family lived when they immigrated to the Holy Land from Egypt.
Proper representation legislation in recent years has used affirmative action to boost public sectors whose presence in the civil service does not represent their share of the population.
According to the chief rabbis, the plan is to create a system whereby the conversions done by rabbis who meet the chief rabbinate criteria would be approved.
166 Ethiopian Israelis have been recruited to the police force over the past two years, and today 613 police officers are Ethiopian.
Thousands of Israeli Ethiopians marked the Day of Sigd in Jerusalem this week. It's an echo of the First Temple era.
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.