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20% Drop in Aliyah Numbers Blamed on Late Budget Allocations

"Currently, French nationals who are looking to emigrate have many options, so if we do not offer them at least what other countries are offering – we'll be facing stiff competition."

Nefesh B’Nefesh Launching $10K Grants to Olim Planning Small Businesses

Applicants must be Olim or have a confirmed Aliyah from NBN by Jan. 10, 2016.

Meet Israel’s New-Old Immigrant Absorption Minister

Sofa Landver, an immigrant from Russia, has returned to the office she headed between 2009 and 2015.

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.

Ethiopian MK Meets Visiting African Women, Advocates Merging Israeli Tech with ‘Fertile African Soil’

Neguise told the delegation members, pointing out Israel's advanced capabilities in the fields of irrigation, desalination, solar energy, medicine, education and tourism.

800 Jewish Mothers from 10 Countries Renaissance in Israel

There are no words to describe the power of 800 Jewish mothers under the same roof, with all of the energy, emotions and inspiration.

Newest Israelis Do Independence Day the Israeli Way

Many of these new Israelis expressed amazement at how the day is celebrated in Israel in contrast with their native countries.

New Ethiopian-Israeli Soldier Film to Be Released on Independence Day [video]

Born and raised in an Ethiopian village, Mekonen was a 12-year-old shepherd when his father died suddenly, less than a day before his family was to move to Israel.

Left Bewailing 2017, a Year Marking 4 Zionist Miracles

We are Jews, we are Zionists, we are happy — get used to it!

Stop Whining: Arm Yourselves Against Anti-Israel (Campus and Other) Culture

Questions about Israel? Something doesn't sound right? Don't Google it, JVL it.

‘Irregular’ Lone Soldiers tell Knesset about Uncertainty throughout their Army Service

Irregular lone soldiers experience financial difficulties, sometimes to the point where their bank accounts are seized once they are released from the army.

Final Group of Yemenite Jews Arrives in Israel

The group from Raydah included the community’s rabbi, who brought a Torah scroll believed to be between 500 and 600 years old.

Knesset Committee: 38% Decline in Aliyah in First 2.5 Months of 2016

Immigration from Ukraine and France has decreased because the immigrants' needs are not being sufficiently met, particularly in the fields of employment and education.

Dozens of Brazilian Olim Arrive in Time for Israel’s Purim Carnivals

Immigration from Brazil has more than doubled since 2013, and more than 1,000 Brazilian Jews have started the Aliyah process.

Dispute at Knesset Committee over Conversion Figures

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]

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

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

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

Believed to have been founded by Iraqi or Persian Jewish merchants, Kaifeng's Jewish community built a large and beautiful synagogue in 1163.

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

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

Out of the 180,000 calls the hotline centers field each year, some 10% are from new immigrants.

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