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Extreme Cut: Israel Eliminates Budget for Yeshiva Foreign Students

There has been no reduction, much less elimination, of Israeli government support for foreign students attending local universities.

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.

Isaac Herzog Elected Jewish Agency Chairman over Netanyahu’s Objections

Signaling that he understand why had been selected, Herzog told the board on Sunday: “A Jew is a Jew is a Jew, no matter his denomination or the type of kippah he chooses to wear or not to wear on his head."

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.

80 New Olim Celebrate Joining the IDF

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

‘Increase Internal Security, Protect Law-Abiding Citizens’ Says Nonogenarian Immigrant Victor Rousso

He urged Israeli leaders to "do what is right according to Jewish Law... History has proved that negotiations with a government training its citizens to kill all Jews is useless."

Meet the Torah Scholars-Soldiers Who Defend Israel (Video)

Haredi youth have no excuse to dodge the draft, unless they really don’t want to learn Torah.

211 New Immigrants Flee to Israel From War-Torn Ukraine

More than 200 new immigrants arrived on aliyah from eastern Ukraine, the 19th IFCJ flight since Dec. 2014.

Firing of NBA Coach David Blatt Signals Rising Anti-Semitism

The ADL posted an Internet anti-Semitism "flash flood alert" over the dismissal of NBA head coach David Blatt.

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

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.

New US, Canadian Immigrants Arrive, Undeterred by Gaza Terror

North Americans are ignoring largely skewed news coverage on Gaza by mass media abroad and continuing to ‘come home to Israel.'

Revolutionary Ruling Permits Genetic Testing of Halachic Jewish Status

Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.

Rabbi Yisrael Rosen: No More Ethiopian Immigrants

Each time MK Neguise, or foreign governments, or righteous lobbyists ask for another quota of Ethiopian immigrants who are Christian, not Jewish, they promise this is the last time.

Adelsons Donate $70 Million to Birthright Israel

A 2013 study showed that one out of every four Birthright participants marries another Birthright participant.

Young Professional Olim Prefer Tel Aviv

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.

Ministers Confirm Remaining Falashmura Can Come to Israel

The newcomers would have to undergo a conversion, as well as be taught Jewish values and the history of the Zionist movement.

Iranian Blogger Taking Hebrew Classes in Jewish Agency Ulpan

"The Jewish Agency, which has welcomed millions of Jews home to Israel, is proud to play a part in easing Neda’s integration into her country of refuge."

World Orthodox Leaders Honors Rabbi Fass for Promoting Aliyah

The World Orthodox Leadership Forum honored Rabbi Yehoshua Fass, co-founder of Nefesh B’Nefesh, at its annual dinner in Jerusalem on Monday for his contribution...

Holy Land of Opportunity: North American Jews Finding Jobs in Israel

Jews across America, in the privacy of their own computer screens, are scanning the internet for job opportunities which will enable them to make the leap toward life in Israel.

Mass Aliyah is Beginning of End of Ethiopia Project

It’s the beginning of the end of Ethiopian aliyah, as 240 Ethiopians alight a plane to Israel Monday afternoon, the first of a series of flights dubbed Operation Dove's Wings which will take place until the last one in March 2014, marking the end of the state of Israel’s rescue of the Falash Mura - Ethiopians with Jewish ancestry.

Report: Coerced Contraception of Ethiopian Olim (Video)

“They told us, ‘You won’t immigrate to Israel. You also won’t come into this clinic. You won’t get help and medical treatment.’”

Study: Jewish Population Shrinking Outside Israel

The global Jewish population grew by more than 88,000 people over the past year, and now stands at 13.75 million, according to a new study published y Professor Sergio DellaPergola of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Conference to Focus on Diaspora-Israel Relations

Knesset Speaker Edelstein says the conference will help participants think more deeply about "how to benefit our own countries and the world at large."

Peres Plays Down Aliyah and Ignores Intermarriage

The former president doesn’t see the connection between living in Israel and remaining Jewish.

27 Yr-Old Oleh Fulfills Father’s Dying Wish, Reports to IDF

Young man makes Aliyah and enlists in IDF, something his deceased father desperately wanted.

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