Some olim and returning citizens fear demands to make unanticipated retroactive payments.
The total for 2016 will be more than three times the annual average of about 200 new Brazilian immigrants, marking a 45-year record in Brazilian aliyah.
They are not only spiritual centers but social venues, too: How French immigrants are changing the Tel Aviv synagogue scene.
The year is 1985, and Prime Minister Peres asked us to take him to an air force base for an unknown reason. There, off of a plane came Ethiopian Jews who yearned and dreamed of aliyah to Israel.
The corruption charges against Yisrael Beiteinu bigwigs can open the door for true leaders of the community, even if Russian-speakers don’t have their ‘own party’ anymore.
Following several years of steady, even rapid growth, immigration to Israel is down. The most pronounced downturn? In emigration from France and Ukraine.
Sharp downturn in French immigration to Israel blamed chiefly on absence of job opportunities, study says.
Israeli researcher of French immigrants says he discovered a wave of immigration unlike any other - meet the Boeing aliyah: Jews who moved to Israel but work in France.
Defense chief Avigdor Lieberman, who was born in the Soviet Union, complains about the plans for the Tel Aviv high school.
The two-state solution is dead. The alternative? Jews and Arabs should be Israelis together.