The students . . . understand full well that if they don't do it, it simply won't happen - and this heritage that is so precious to them will be lost."
More than 4,000 Bnei Menashe have made Aliyah to Israel in the past two decades, thanks largely to Shavei Israel. Another 6,500 remain in India, all of whom wish to make their home in the Jewish state.
Varying in ages from 7 to 94, they will make their home from the bustling cities of Tel Aviv and Herzliya to the quiet kibbutz of Nir Eliyahu.
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Most of the Olim who will begin their first year of school in Israel this week are children and teenagers, aged 6 to 17 years old.
If anyone in Israeli politics can shoot himself in the foot inside his own tent, it is the heirs of the NRP on the right.
From the beginning of 2020 through July, The Jewish Agency has facilitated the Aliyah of 2,269 Olim from Latin America.
Recent regulations require every US adult applicant for immigration to Israel to complete an FBI background check.
The largest number of Olim (immigrants), 15,821, came from Russia, 48.2% of all immigrants, an increase of about 50% compared with 2018.
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.
The majority of the new arrivals hailed from New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Illinois and California.
Since the beginning of April 2020, 3,495 Aliyah applications were submitted to Nefesh B’Nefesh.
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Between the years 2000 and 2017, 10 percent of the French Jewish community, the largest in Europe, immigrated to Israel.
The Jewish Agency’s call center is flooded with inquiries, an increase of 50% from English speaking countries and 70% from French-speaking countries.
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.
The permanent space will provide support to new immigrants in the areas of employment, education and housing, and offer Hebrew classes, exhibits and performances.
The announcement comes in the wake of an unprecedented increase in Aliyah interest from North American Jews.
Although flights have been grounded nearly everywhere in recent months due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Aliyah continued.
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.
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.
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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.
"Despite the difficulties due to the Corona, the participants showed a great deal of seriousness and investment in their studies."
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.
"Listen to me well, dear Jews, whoever can afford to rise and ascend to the Holy Land should it as soon as possible."
Hundreds of Olim from English-speaking countries – including Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, UK, and USA - were nominated for the prize.
Interest in aliyah to Israel has been recorded in Jewish communities where the number of Jews who died from the coronavirus is high.
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