Sharansky Becomes Bar Ilan’s Guardian of Zion

From Prisoner of Zion to Guardian of Zion: Natan Sharansky was honored by Bar-Ilan University's Ingeborg Rennert Center for Jerusalem Studies.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Fair to Introduce Olim to Housing Market

The Olim will have an opportunity to hear from experts on a wide range of topics concerning purchasing a home, understanding mortgages, and choosing the right community.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Launches Program to Support Lone Young Women from Abroad Volunteering in Israel

There are currently more than 14,000 National Service (Sherut Leumi) volunteers in Israel, as many religious young women choose National Service as an alternative...

NBA All-Star Stoudemire Gets Israeli Citizenship

Stoudemire plays for Jerusalem’s Hapoel basketball team,

IfNotNow Squeezing Birthright: Condemn the ‘Occupation’ or Face the Wrath of our Protesters

"They have until April 5th," the email warns, using simple text, when cutout letters from magazines would have been so much more appropriate.

Peace Now Petitions AIPAC to Disinvite Netanyahu

This should teach both AIPAC and AJC a lesson about diverting their lobbying efforts from Washington DC to Jerusalem.

Otzma Yehudit Platform Radical on Jewish Values, Hazy on Practical Implementation

I'd like to see a better reasoned and less combative platform – with no need to change or moderate the party's beliefs.

Bibi to AIPAC: ‘Rejecting Union with Right-Wing Parties Is Absurd’

As to the rights of US Jews to intervene in Israeli politics, I recommend landing in Ben Gurion International, picking up the blue ID card that's been waiting for them since 1948 – and voting their little heart silly.

French Jews Experienced 74 Percent More Anti-Semitic Incidents in 2018

French Jews have been abandoning the country in increasing numbers, with more than 2,300 making aliyah to Israel between January and October of 2018.

Israelis Are 11th Happiest Population in OECD Better Life Index

Is the Jewish State a better place to live? For many, the answer is "yes" although the reasons for that answer vary.

250 Jews from Ukraine Arrive in Israel, With Help of ICFJ

For some two decades, the IFCJ has been helping Jews make Aliyah.

Number Of Olim to Israel Up 5% in 2018

The country with the largest number of olim (immigrants to Israel) in 2018 was Russia.

Bennett: I Will Be the Father of French Aliyah

"There are 200,000 Jews in France who would immigrate to Israel tomorrow if we would do what is needed," Bennett said.

Tax Authority Wants Halt on Exemptions to Olim, Returning Israelis, with Earnings Abroad

Potential olim and returning citizens would be more reluctant to come to Israel if they foresee disputes with the Tax Authority.

Anglo Group Discovers ‘Secret’ Israeli Splendor in Arad

The Arad Community English Speakers group meets monthly in the local kosher dairy restaurant for coffee and discussions, and now has “field trips” as well.

10 American Baseball Players Slated To Make Aliyah, Help Israel Reach 2020 Olympic Dream

Several of the players also represented Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, where Team Israel made it to the quarterfinal.

Attorney General: If We Accept Falash Mura We Must Accept Palestinian Refugees

The Netanyahu cabinet on Sunday debated an initiative to allow the Aliyah of first-degree relatives of the Falash Mura, who are not entitled to immigrate under the Law of Return.

Cabinet Approves Netanyahu, Kahlon Proposal to Take In 1,000 Ethiopian Christians

Today, according to some estimates, there may be as many as 50,000 Christian converts in Ethiopia and Eritrea who maintain some familial relations with Ethiopian Israelis.

MK Smotrich: Keep the Falash Mura in Africa

The Falash Mura are members of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia and Eritrea who converted to Christianity over the past two centuries.

Amid Chaos, Economic Collapse, Venezuela’s Jews Seek Safer Shores

“My hospital is still the best in Venezuela, but I don’t know for how long, we don’t have medicines anymore, even antibiotics.”

Roseanne Barr Is Making Aliyah, Maybe

In a 2011 interview, Roseanne said she would like to run for Prime Minister of Israel.

Liberman: Israel Should Aim for 3.5M New Olim Next Decade

Liberman estimated it would take approximately $365 million annually to facilitate such a mass aliyah over the next 10 years. “Bringing in those numbers will upgrade Israel to another level, with a prowess we never imagined.”

If-Not-Now Fundraiser Shares War Story from Camp Ramah

In June, Ramah national director Rabbi Mitchell Cohen circulated an email vowing: “Ramah camps have not engaged—and will not engage—in any way with IfNotNow as an organization.”

239 North American Olim Land in Israel

The group includes 27 medical professionals, 13 Jewish community professionals, and 57 lone soldiers.

New Start for Medical Professionals, Lone Soldiers Immigrating to Israel

On board the flight there will be 30 families, 90 children, and three sets of twins.

A Dream Come True – 230 Olim Touch Down In Israel

Within the last decade, noted Rabbi Fass, the trend in aliyah has been toward younger, single olim, ages 18 to 30, who are not necessarily coming to Israel for ideological or religious reasons.

Fresh from India, 15 Bnei Menashe Couples Remarry in Israel

The Bnei Menashe claim descent from one of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel, who were sent into exile by the Assyrian Empire more than 2,700 years ago.

Former US Sen Joe Lieberman’s Daughter Arrives on Aliyah

“The group of young olim arriving today will ... be part of the modern-day miracle of the Jewish people returning to the Jewish homeland."

It’s Official: Israel Has More Jews than Any Other Country

Israel is home to the world’s largest Jewish community (more than six million Jews) followed by the U.S. (5.7 million).

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