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Lost Tribe of Bnei Menashe Sample their First Gefilte Fish

Some loved the dish, while others politely declared it to be “an acquired taste.”

Record Numbers: 1000 North American Olim Arrive in Israel in August

Since the beginning of the year, 18,520 Olim from around the world have made Aliyah.

Two Canadian Sisters and their Jersey Friend Save Man in Beit Shemesh Pool

“When I was living in Toronto, I never thought I’d be responding to medical emergencies."

Someone Should Tell IfNotNow: Birthright Cancelled Israel Trips

Birthright resumed its trips to Israel in May, having suspended them for 14-months because of the pandemic.

And Now for Something Completely Different: Anti-Semite Wants to Stop Jews from Making Aliyah

She stood outside the home of a Jewish family that was in the process of making aliyah. Listen to what she had to say...

172 Olim Land in Ben Gurion Airport this Week Marking Spike in Aliyah

The oldest of them is 87 years old and the youngest a 6-month-old girl.

160 New Immigrants to Israel From France Amid 137% Surge in Aliyah

Israel has seen a 137% jump in the number of new immigrants from France so far during 2021 compared to the same period last year.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Launches Institute for Aliyah Policy and Strategy

It will engage in improving and deepening the paradigm between the Israeli public and new immigrants.

The Nachliel Project Encourages Haredi US Jews to Make Aliyah

"Learn about how Americans who made aliyah are making a living in Israel."

North American Immigration to Israel Spikes After ‘Year of COVID’

Some 5,000 new immigrants from the United States and Canada are scheduled to immigrate to Israel by the end of 2021.

More Than 500 Jews from 20 Nations Arrived on Aliyah This Week

The wave of new immigrants came despite the recent tensions with the Gaza Strip and Operation Guardian of the Walls.

IDF Lone Soldiers Learn About ‘Fighters on All Fours’ in Combat Prep Course

The recruits will undergo a combat fitness course in the near future that will physically and mentally prepare them for what’s ahead.

Nefesh B’Nefesh Launches ‘Aliyah Inspired’ Online Event

Due to the organization not being able to hold its annual Mega Aliyah Event in the US, Nefesh B’Nefesh has created a month of inspiring content presented by Olim for Olim.

Close to 300 New Ethiopian Immigrants Land in Israel

The immigrants will enter quarantine following Israel’s regulations.

US Billionaire Kenny Rozenberg Arrives in Israel on Aliyah

Rozenberg's aliyah is "a testament to the strength of Israeli society and . . . illustrates the immigrants’ tremendous contribution to Israel’s economy.”

Anglican Vicar Targets ‘Masa Israel Journey’ in Latest Anti-Semitic Blood Libel Campaign

Of course, this is how we know Sizer is a rabid anti-Semite, when we read his equating Israel's war of liberation with ethnic cleansing.

About Time: Jewish Agency to Develop Aliyah Programs for Medical Professionals

In 2020, about 950 medical and paramedical professionals immigrated to Israel from around the world, including more than 300 physicians who made Aliyah with the assistance of The Jewish Agency.

Israel’s Aliyah Ministry Launches Emotional-Support Hotline for Immigrants

Mental-health professionals will be at callers' disposal five days a week in English, French, Spanish, Amharic and Russian.

Tu BiShvat Program Highlights Importance of Jewish Diaspora

The program sends Modern Orthodox, Religious Zionist rabbis, and educators to serve in communal and educational leadership positions in Jewish communities around the world.

Last Flight Out: 48 New Olim from America Arrive in Israel, Join Over 3000...

Despite challenges of 2020, numbers of North Americans moving to Israel remains consistent, as interest skyrockets

WATCH: Jonathan Pollard Arrives in Israel

Jonathan Pollard arrives in Israel, kisses the ground, accepts his Teudat Zehut and receives a blessing.

Jonathan Pollard Comes Home

The Pollards were personally welcomed to Israel by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the airport.

Despite Coronavirus, More Than 20,000 Olim from 70 Countries Moved to Israel in 2020

2020 also saw increased demand for Aliyah and internship programs, emergency aid for Jewish communities in crisis due to COVID-19, assistance to vulnerable populations in Israel, a first-of-its-kind Jewish emergency network, and more.

Jews from Small Communities in the US ‘Long for Direct Contact with Israelis to...

The event was a sign of appreciation of small communities in North America for their support of Israel and insistence on keeping their Jewish identity and celebrating the Jewish Holidays.

Operation ‘Tzur Israel’ to Bring Jews from Ethiopia Takes Off

Since the early 1950s, the Jewish Agency has assisted more than 90,000 Ethiopians with their immigration to Israel.

Former PM Olmert: Pollard Should Stay in NY, his Aliyah Would Increase the Damage...

As President Bush was about to leave office in 2009, Pollard requested clemency for the first time, which was supported by former CIA director James Woolsey.

Nominations Open for 2021 Sylvan Adams Nefesh B’Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize

The categories: Science and Medicine, Community & Non-Profit, Education, Arts, Culture & Sports, Young Leadership, and Global Impact.

90 North Americans Arrive in Israel During Israeli National Immigration Week

The flights included those hailing from 14 states and three Canadian provinces, ranging from young students to retirees.


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