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Dispute at Knesset Committee over Conversion Figures

30 Adar I 5776 – March 9, 2016
Of the 350,000 non-Jews who have immigrated to Israel, only 3,600 convert each year.

Bnei Akiva in Ethiopia Will Ease Transition to Israel for Remaining Jews [video]

23 Adar I 5776 – March 3, 2016
B'nei Akiva is helping to prepare the remaining Jews in Ethiopia to come home to Israel over the next five years

Ukrainian Jews Flee To Israel Amid Anti-Semitic Attacks in War-Torn Ukraine

22 Adar I 5776 – March 1, 2016
Over 100 Ukrainian Jews fled war-torn Ukraine and arrived in Israel.

Israeli Government Pledges To Invest Over One Million Shekels in Encouraging Brazilian Aliyah

16 Adar I 5776 – February 25, 2016
The money will also go towards encouraging aliyah, provide preparatory aliyah seminars, and finding full-time employment for new immigrants prior to their move to Israel.

Five women from Ancient Chinese Jewish Community to Make Aliyah

16 Adar I 5776 – February 24, 2016
Believed to have been founded by Iraqi or Persian Jewish merchants, Kaifeng's Jewish community built a large and beautiful synagogue in 1163.

Committee Chair: Must Increase Support for Olim Crisis Hotlines

5 Adar I 5776 – February 14, 2016
"Those who call us will not commit suicide."

Driven by Deteriorating Social, Political, Economic Situation, South African Alyiah Increasing

30 Shevat 5776 – February 8, 2016
The South African rand has lost 50% of its value in recent years.

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

25 Shevat 5776 – February 3, 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.

New Knesset Law Recognizes Paramedical Degrees Obtained Abroad

The law does not apply to people who lived most of their lives in Israel and traveled abroad to study.

Firing of NBA Coach David Blatt Signals Rising Anti-Semitism

17 Shevat 5776 – January 27, 2016
The ADL posted an Internet anti-Semitism "flash flood alert" over the dismissal of NBA head coach David Blatt.

MK Naguisa Protesting Insufficient Funding for Immigrant Crisis Hotline

16 Shevat 5776 – January 25, 2016
Out of the 180,000 calls the hotline centers field each year, some 10% are from new immigrants.

Large Majority of Israelis Support More Benefits to New Immigrants

15 Shevat 5776 – January 24, 2016
A large majority of Israelis are willing to support an increase in benefits to help new immigrants succeed.

Israeli American Head Coach David Blatt Fired by NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers

Israeli American Jewish NBA coach David Blatt was fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers late Friday -- but not for his record.

New American-Style Community Underway in Ramat Givat Zeev

10 Shevat 5776 – January 19, 2016
Rav Bezalel Rudinsky, Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Reuven and Darchei Noam of Monsey, has joined the American-style community in Ramat Givat Zeev.

New Immigrants Ages 22-26 Exempted from Military Service

9 Shevat 5776 – January 18, 2016
Raphael Werner, chairman of the Flemish Forum of Jewish Organizations, estimated that within 20 years Antwerp would have an Arab mayor.

Operation French Kiss: 200,000 French Jews Planning Aliyah

7 Shevat 5776 – January 17, 2016
According to the survey’s findings, as many as 43% of French Jews are planning to make Aliyah to Israel.

Western European Aliyah at All Time High

5 Shevat 5776 – January 14, 2016
Jews make up less than 1 percent of the population, but more than 50 percent of all attacks in 2014 were directed against them.

MK Avigdor Liberman: ‘It’s Israel’s Turn to Help Support Diaspora Jewry’

29 Tevet 5776 – January 9, 2016
Liberman has a plan to fight assimilation which will strengthen the Diaspora and increase Aliyah

Northeast India Earthquake Strikes Bnei Menashe Community in Manipur

24 Tevet 5776 – January 4, 2016
“The earthquake struck early in the morning and buildings shook violently,” said a member of the Bnei Menashe community.

Aliyah Up, Except from the United States

17 Tevet 5776 – December 29, 2015
Anti-Semitism chased Jews to Israel from Ukraine and France, but not from the rest of Europe and North America.

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