Over 100 Ukrainian Jews fled war-torn Ukraine and arrived in Israel.
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.
Believed to have been founded by Iraqi or Persian Jewish merchants, Kaifeng's Jewish community built a large and beautiful synagogue in 1163.
"Those who call us will not commit suicide."
The South African rand has lost 50% of its value in recent years.
"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.
The law does not apply to people who lived most of their lives in Israel and traveled abroad to study.
The ADL posted an Internet anti-Semitism "flash flood alert" over the dismissal of NBA head coach David Blatt.
Out of the 180,000 calls the hotline centers field each year, some 10% are from new immigrants.
A large majority of Israelis are willing to support an increase in benefits to help new immigrants succeed.
Israeli American Jewish NBA coach David Blatt was fired by the Cleveland Cavaliers late Friday -- but not for his record.
Rav Bezalel Rudinsky, Rosh Yeshiva of Ohr Reuven and Darchei Noam of Monsey, has joined the American-style community in Ramat Givat Zeev.
Raphael Werner, chairman of the Flemish Forum of Jewish Organizations, estimated that within 20 years Antwerp would have an Arab mayor.
According to the survey’s findings, as many as 43% of French Jews are planning to make Aliyah to Israel.
Jews make up less than 1 percent of the population, but more than 50 percent of all attacks in 2014 were directed against them.
Liberman has a plan to fight assimilation which will strengthen the Diaspora and increase Aliyah
“The earthquake struck early in the morning and buildings shook violently,” said a member of the Bnei Menashe community.
Anti-Semitism chased Jews to Israel from Ukraine and France, but not from the rest of Europe and North America.
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews has offered a cash payment to Jews from Ukraine to move to Israel. The Jewish Agency criticizes the program.
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.'"
New immigrants, including small children and a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor, went through the ordeal of tasting Jews' favorite unhealthy snack.
'Lone Americans' on Aliyah are gobbling up a Thanksgiving dinner served by a former New Yorker, who once was a lone soldier.
The number of French Jews who visited Israel on the Birthright program more than doubled this year to 2,500.
The Banion family moved three months ago from Paris to Efrat, in Gush Etzion and part of Judea and Samaria, where they says it...
The first two French Jewish families to move to Israel since Friday’s ISIS terrorist attacks arrived Monday.