Israel Proposing Expedited FBI Background Completion for US Aliyah Applicants

Recent regulations require every US adult applicant for immigration to Israel to complete an FBI background check.

There was an 18% Increase in Aliyah in 2019

The largest number of Olim (immigrants), 15,821, came from Russia, 48.2% of all immigrants, an increase of about 50% compared with 2018.

140 French Jews Find a New Home in Israel

Nearly half of the Olim, 60, are children under the age of 18. 11 of the Olim are medical and paramedical professionals. 17 have careers in high-tech while 27 have experience in liberal arts professions.

Future Lone Soldiers Land in Israel

The majority of the new arrivals hailed from New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Illinois and California.

120 New Olim Expected in Israel over the Next 48 Hours

Since the beginning of April 2020, 3,495 Aliyah applications were submitted to Nefesh B’Nefesh.

Israeli Official Unveils Plan to Rescue French Jewry from Escalating Anti-Semitism

Between the years 2000 and 2017, 10 percent of the French Jewish community, the largest in Europe, immigrated to Israel.

Israel Expecting 250,000 Olim in Next 5 Years

The Jewish Agency’s call center is flooded with inquiries, an increase of 50% from English speaking countries and 70% from French-speaking countries.

Southern City of Arad Preparing for Wave of Aliyah

Some 10,600 immigrants currently reside in Arad, about 36% of the population. Most of the immigrants in Arad came from the former USSR, as well as from the US, Argentina, the United Kingdom and France.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Lands Permanent Center in Jerusalem for New Olim to Israel

The permanent space will provide support to new immigrants in the areas of employment, education and housing, and offer Hebrew classes, exhibits and performances.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Signs 14 Summer Group Flights with EL AL

The announcement comes in the wake of an unprecedented increase in Aliyah interest from North American Jews.

Israel Expecting a Doubling in Number of Olim in Coming Months

Although flights have been grounded nearly everywhere in recent months due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Aliyah continued.

American Jews Seek Real Estate in Israel Post-COVID-19

With the mix of the “idealism of a Jewish person owning property in Israel” and positive real estate trends over the last year, purchasing apartments is a safe investment in the long term, said U.S.-based investor and investing consultant Nathan Silver.

If Not Now, When? Aliyah Applications Spike During Coronavirus Pandemic

Two-thirds of the NBN applicants stated that they want to make Aliyah in summer 2020. Over half of the applicants come from New York, New Jersey, California and Florida.

Why Die in Galus, When You Can Live in Eretz Yisrael? is reaching a new audience with a very different and edgy aliyah message.

How Far Is this Madness Going to Go?

Strangely, it is the anti-Zionists among us who have offered a psychologically astute response to our frustrations, as religious Zionists, at the fact that our fellow Jewish brothers and sisters aren't afraid enough to make aliyah.

Dozens of Eastern European Interns Explore Aliyah as Doctors in Israel

"Despite the difficulties due to the Corona, the participants showed a great deal of seriousness and investment in their studies."

Interest in Aliyah to Israel from US Increases by 50% Amid COVID-19 Crisis

The Olim ranged in ages from one-years-old to 66-years-old and hailed from New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Florida and Illinois, and will be living in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Beit Shemesh, Ramat Gan and Yafo.

Brooklyn Chassidic Rebbe Calls for Massive Aliyah Before It’s Too Late

"Listen to me well, dear Jews, whoever can afford to rise and ascend to the Holy Land should it as soon as possible."

Coach David Blatt, Ambassador Dore Gold, among Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize 2020 Recipients

Hundreds of Olim from English-speaking countries – including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, and USA - were nominated for the prize.

Israel Expects Coronavirus to Yield 100,000 Olim

Interest in aliyah to Israel has been recorded in Jewish communities where the number of Jews who died from the coronavirus is high.

Rav Elyashiv, the Vilna Gaon’s Lottery and Coronavirus

When asked what should the Jewish response be to Coronavirus, Rav Binyamin Elyashiv performed a Goral HaGra, and the response he received...

Watch: God Has Removed All Our Excuses to Stay in Galut

Watch Rabbi Marc Penner provide the most optimistic and Jewish commentary on the coronavirus infestation. It might just blow your mind.

Aliyah to Israel Continues Amid Coronavirus Crisis, 961 Immigrate in March

Anyone who holds a valid visa to immigrate to Israel is entitled enter Israel under the Law of Return, even though the borders are currently closed to foreign nationals.

Despite Coronavirus, 24 Olim Arrive from the USA Today on Nefesh B’Nefesh Group Aliyah...

While much of the country comes to a halt, Olim continue to arrive in Israel amidst global uncertainty.

Oleh from India Severely Beaten By Men Shouting ‘Chinese’ and ‘Corona’

Singson made Aliyah with his mother, grandmother and brother. He lives in Tiberias with his family and attends a Hesder Yeshiva in Ma’alot.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Launches Virtual Mega Aliyah Event Featuring Real Aliyah Opportunities

The Aliyah group will provide online informational sessions to nearly 1,000 pre-registered participants in lieu of this year’s New Jersey mega Aliyah event.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Cancels Teaneck Mega Aliyah Event over Fears of Coronavirus

As an alternative, Nefesh B’Nefesh will be offering broadcast sessions and presentations on an all-encompassing slate of Aliyah resources.

Netanyahu Meets New Falash Mura Olim, Blue&White Ethiopian Deserter

In January, Netanyahu lured Blue&White, Ethiopia-born MK Gadi Yevarkan over to the Likud side, inserting him in the 20th slot of the party's slate.

IDF Lone Soldiers Use ‘Yom Sidurim’ to Get Driver’s License, Others Check Out Schools,...

“Military service in the IDF is difficult and challenging for every soldier, and even more so for Lone Soldiers."


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