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American and Canadian Jews Flying on Aliyah in Face of Terror

One of the new immigrants is 83 years old, and five are volunteering to serve in the IDF.

North American Immigrants to Northern Israel Display Unique Art Exhibit

The North American and English aliyah organization Nefesh B’Nefesh, the Jewish Agency, and the Jewish National Fund have teamed up with the Ort Braude Academic College of Engineering in Karmiel to feature the artwork of immigrants from English-speaking countries to northern Israel.

Mother of Dead IDF Soldier Invites Israelis to Funeral: ‘We Have No Family Here’

The funeral will be at 2:30 PM today (Thursday), at the military section of the Rishon L'Tzion cemetery.

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.

Netanyah Victim recently made Aliya

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

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.'

When A Jerusalem Neighborhood Was A Transit Camp

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.

Supreme Court Reverses Interior Ministry Decision on Peruvian Jews

Judge Daphne Barak-Erez wrote, adding: "Let us not replace the question of 'Who is a Jew' with the question of 'What is a Jewish community.'"

Israel Tax Authority: FATCA Working Both Ways, US Accounts Belonging to Israelis Reviewed

Israel received data on more than 35,000 Israeli-held accounts in US financial institutions.

80 New Olim Celebrate Joining the IDF

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

New York Female Lone Soldier Overcome Cancer to Be IDF Officer

“I cried not because I had to undergo surgery, but because I had to leave the army.”

New Israelis Arrive From Ukraine on IFCJ ‘Freedom Flight’

The start of a new life in Israel, "a strong and independent country," is a rescue for olim from Ukraine.

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.

British Police Arrest Jew for Fighting PA Flag Wavers at Kosher Deli

A protester who shouted “Jews aren’t safe – we’re coming to get you“ got a big surprise. Aliyah? Perish the thought.

Anti-Semitism Spurs Increased Aliyah from France

A steady increase of Jews fleeing anti-Semitism and moving to Israel has prompted the Ministry of Absorption to submit for government approval a new...

200 French Jews Immigrating to Israel Wednesday, Biggest Group this Summer

The flight was planned months ago, without any connection to recent events in France.

Aliyah Up, Except from the United States

Anti-Semitism chased Jews to Israel from Ukraine and France, but not from the rest of Europe and North America.

Religious Zionists Target Yiddish Speaking Haredim for Aliyah (Video)

Yiddish messages rooted in Jewish liturgy and Biblical texts encouraging Jews to make Aliyah.

Fearless Gush Etzion Doctor Makes House Calls in Palestinian Villages

The connection runs so deep, that the Arab villagers have alerted Efrat authorities against terror cells.

800 Young Russian Jews at Jerusalem Limmud FSU Festival

The festival marked the 90th birthday of President Shimon Peres, and the 100th birthday of late Prime Minster Menachem Begin.

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...

Record Number of French Jews to Visit Israel With Taglit-Birthright

The educational organization will bring 1,500 French Jews to Israel to learn about the Jewish state and immerse them in their Jewish heritage.

InterNations Ranks Israel 4th in the World in Hospitality to Foreigners

For a state that goes out of its way to discriminate in favor of one group, Israel receives high grades in treatment of immigrants of all colors and creeds, beating out the UK, the US and Saudi Arabia.

French Jews Set to Mark Record Year for Aliya

On the face of things, Jewish life in France appears stronger than ever: Jewish schools are thriving, there are kosher butchers all over the country, and the Jewish population has more than doubled since 1945. So why are people talking about the end of Europe's largest Jewish community?

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.

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