Friday, 20 January 2017 | A new study published by the Institute of Jewish Policy Research (IJPR) concludes that although some European countries had witnessed a significant rise in the number of Jews making aliyah to Israel there is no “exodus” of Jews from Europe. According to a report by the Guardian the IJPR comparedContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 | According to data compiled by the Jewish Agency for Israel, some 700 immigrants from Brazil will arrive in Israel by the end of 2016, more than three times the annual average of approximately 200. This marks a 45-year record in Brazilian aliyah, which last reached similar levels in the 1970s.Continue Reading »
Friday, 02 September 2016 | Yael and Yohan wanted to stop being afraid of anti-Semitism, Sarah and Stéphane were looking for a place where their kids could play outside, while Elodie decided to leave her successful chain of pubs behind; 12 families left the comforts of Paris to settle in trailer homes in Brukhin. “IContinue Reading »
Thursday, 19 August 2016 | Over 230 new olim [immigrants] to Israel arrived from North America early Wednesday morning on a flight organized by Nefesh B’Nefesh. An Oleh is someone who moves to Israel, an act called making aliyah. One of them, Aaron Kress, was quoted as saying “I gave up on the easy lifeContinue Reading »
Monday, 25 July 2016 | More than 200 French Jews arrived in Israel aboard a special aliyah (immigration) flight organized by The Jewish Agency for Israel in partnership with the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption and Keren Hayesod-UIA [United Israel Appeal] this week. The new immigrants were greeted by Chairman of the Executive ofContinue Reading »
Thursday, 21 July 2016 | More than two hundred Olim (new immigrants) from the USA and Canada arrived in Israel this week with Nefesh B’Nefesh, an aliyah [immigration to Israel] and support organization as part of a project which took place in cooperation with the Ministry of Immigration and absorption, the Jewish Agency and theContinue Reading »
Monday, 20 June 2016 | The Knesset is expected to unanimously approve a second and third reading of a bill today which will introduce a new holiday in Israel: Aliyah Day. The bill states that every Nissan, a month in the Jewish calendar which falls around spring time, the State of Israel will express itsContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 May 2016 | 2015 was not an easy year for the Jewish state. The emotional, physical and social scars left by Operation Protective Edge, 2014’s summer war against Hamas in Gaza, were still fresh when the people of Israel had to brave yet another menace on a different front: the worst onslaught ofContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 27 April 2016 | NEW YORK – Lillian, 87, Yoni, 17, and Michaela, 27, do not know each other. However, they share a 2,000-year-old dream: to live in Israel. While many Israelis still fantasize about an American visa or the American dream, hundreds of Jews who recently met in New York at a NefeshContinue Reading »
Dr. Shahab Davidfor, a 32-year-old Iranian Jew, always wanted to be a doctor. After graduating from high school in Isfahan, Iran, he studied medicine and at the end of his internship he joined the Iranian army, serving for a year and a half. Iran is a very religious country and not a great lover ofContinue Reading »
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