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Ukraine Rebels Hold European Observers Hostage

Ukraine rebels are holding four European observers hostage, and shot down a gov't helicopter, killing 14.

Inaugural ‘Bonei Zion’ Prize Awarded in Knesset Ceremony

Hosted by Speaker of the Knesset, MK Edelstein, the prize, awarded by Nefesh B’Nefesh was given to seven Olim from English-speaking countries who have contributed to the State of Israel in a significant way.

A New National “Yom Sidurim” for All 2800 IDF Lone Soldiers

The IDF issued a directive to military units to release all Lone Soldiers next Thursday. Simultaneously, the IDF has invited all civilian agencies to attend to all these Lone Soldier's needs at one time, on that day.

Nefesh B’Nefesh, Friends of IDF to Host ‘Lone Soldiers’ Event

Aliya support organizations to host event for immigrants who have left their families in order to serve the Jewish state.

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?

Changing Your License in Israel Will Be A Little Easier

Changing your driver’s license in Israel may get a little easier, thanks to efforts by U.S.-born Yesh Atid MK Dov Lipman.

Yom HaAtzma’ut Crowds Overwhelm 4 Heritage Sites on Israel’s Independence Day

Site-seeing crowds overwhelmed at least four heritage sites on this Yom Ha'Atzma'ut, prompting officials to close their doors on Israel's Independence Day.

66 Israeli Heroes Share a Message for 66 Years of Israel

The purpose of the video is to inspire Jews around the world while reminding them of the significance and miracle of the Jewish State.

Helping Sick Israeli Children Produces Miracles and a Fund to Help More

A decision to help sick Israeli children in need led to miracles for Yael and Albert Shaltiel -- and a special fund to help even more.

Rising Anti-Semitism Driving Jews to Israel

The majority of last year's new immigrants to Israel came from Russia and Ukraine. An increase this year is expected to include France.

Aliyah Up by 14 Percent in First Three Months of 2014

There is nothing like a good round of anti-Semitism to sober up Jews to move to Israel.

Ukrainian Jewish Immigration to Israel Rises 70 Percent

There is nothing like a war of anti-Semites against anti-Semites to encourage Aliyah. Ukrainian Jewish immigration to Israel has risen 70 percent in 2014 amid...

Thousands Participate in French Aliyah Fair

Aliyah from France Up 312% in January and February Compared to 2013

‘The IRS Wants YOU’ and Israel Is Going to Help Them

A plan to stop tax evasion also threatens to break all limits of confidentiality of Americans in Israel.

Americans in Beit Shemesh Present the Better Side of Haredim

Sexist and often violent, corrupt and even anti-Zionist Haredim in Beit Shemesh create a false image of the city.

1000+ Pack NBN Aliyah Fair in Times Square

Jews packed Times Square for NBN's Aliyah mega event.

100 Ukrainian Jews Want to Make Aliyah, Settle in Judea and Samaria

These are people who always spoke about Aliyah, but now the situation in Kiev is giving them that extra push.

Record Number of US Dentists Planning Aliyah

An unprecedented number of 20 dentists from around the United States who are planning to make Aliyah to Israel took the Israeli Dentistry Licensing...

US-Born Solar Energy Pioneer May Run for President of Israel

Solar Energy pioneer Yosef Abramowitz, who moved to Israel from the United States as child, said Monday he is joining the crowded field of...

With Olive Oil, Olim Spread the Light of Torah

Shemen LaMeor will create jobs and reinvigorate the region’s agriculture while preserving its unique character.

Government Says Aliyah Stats from US Better than Previously Stated

Official statistics on aliyah to Israel from the United States have been corrected to show that there was only a tiny change for the...

Rabbi Meir Schuster, the ‘Man of the Wall,’ Dies at Age 71

One is remembered for his mitzvahs and good deeds, and Rabbi “Heritage House’ Schuster will be remembered forever.

Meet the Torah Scholars-Soldiers Who Defend Israel (Video)

Haredi youth have no excuse to dodge the draft, unless they really don’t want to learn Torah.

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...

Elissa Strauss, Are You on our Side or on the Side of our Enemies?

Every century or so, wherever we are, we lose about 80 percent of our people for a variety of reasons.

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