"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.
The Netanyahu cabinet on Sunday approved unanimously to fly to Israel the remaining Falash Mura who are still in transit camps in Ethiopia.
The newcomers would have to undergo a conversion, as well as be taught Jewish values and the history of the Zionist movement.
Shmuel Toledano, 71, came on Aliyah with his wife several weeks ago.
One of the new immigrants is 83 years old, and five are volunteering to serve in the IDF.
The post-Birthright 'Northern Exposure' has won an expansion grant from the US-based Jim Joseph Foundation.