Between 2000 and 2013, some 1,658 immigrants committed suicide.
Despite criticism of the Finance Minister for his deficit spending, it must admitted that the new plan will bring much solace to Israel's neediest citizens.
"More than 2,700 years after their ancestors were exiled from the Land, the Bnei Menashe are at last returning home to Zion.”
“The State of Israel was, and will always be, the home of every Jew: Orthodox, Reform, Conservative, secular, traditional, Ashkenazi, Sephardi. Jews. We are all one people, and Israel is dear to all of us.”
'According to the Halacha, only the person who cooks the food must be Jewish; the other workers do not have to be Jewish.'
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Our shared goal is to bring 500,000 new residents to the Galilee and one million new residents to the Negev, and there is where our main efforts reside.
NILI was significant as the first intelligence agency of the Jews in the Land of Israel, and played a part with Balfour.
“Each year we are amazed by the breadth and quality of the English speaking Olim who have had an enormous impact on the development of Israel."
"In Sderot, there's a different kind of Jew, one that says, 'Ad kan. That's it. We're done. We're not moving.' And that's a story that doesn't get told enough."
Some 40% of European Ashkenazi Jews carry a genetic mark that suggests they are the offspring of four mothers who immigrated to Europe from the Middle East a millennia ago.
Grants will be awarded to Olim looking to create change, enter the start-up ecosystem, impact Israeli society or engage the Olim community.
At a time when the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults taking place in the United States is rising dramatically, programs such as Birthright and Nefesh B'Nefesh are crucial to facilitate the immigration of American Jews to Israel as the most obvious remedy
"A family with three children attending private Jewish education in the US must budget on average $80,000 a year for tuition alone."
“Europe is lost,” the rabbi said. “Don’t make the same mistake as the Algerian Jews, and the Jews in Venezuela...”
37% of UK Jews conceal their Jewish identity in public and 17% don't feel welcome in their own country.
The White Supremacists have been haranguing Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel (R-KY) about his Asian American wife, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, questioning her racial purity. Is that the despicable level of nastiness matched by Al Quds and its reporter at DOS? Where are the condemnations from our friends in the media?
The Ambassador was there on the tarmac to welcome his daughter to her new home.
The brand-new Olim hail from 19 US states and two Canadian provinces, including 20 families, 64 children, six sets of twins and 26 medical professionals.
"The Jewish Agency, which has welcomed millions of Jews home to Israel, is proud to play a part in easing Neda’s integration into her country of refuge."
“This is about reducing bureaucracy," said Minister Yisrael Katz.
“These ties are translated into viable collaboration and cross-country cooperation."
Police launched a covert investigation, and after "various and complex investigative activities," they succeeded in tracking down a squad of burglars from central Israel.
The trips inspire men to connect deeply with their Jewish heritage, and transform themselves, their families – and ultimately their communities and the wider world.
Speaking to the passengers as well as their second, third, and fourth generation descendants, the President said, 'I am fortunate as President of the State of Israel to record with you and your families that the State of Israel, and the flag of Israel, are obvious facts.'
Gross and his wife Judy are now living happily in Tel Aviv.