Thousands of Falashmura are suffering from malnutrition and illness, an Israeli lawmaker says, castigating Israeli authorities for failing to implement a plan to bring them over.
Opinion As anti-Semitism Spikes, Who’s Shutting Down the Conversation About American Jews and Aliyah?
The U.S. Jewish establishment, and the Jewish state itself, have consistently suppressed immigration to Israel as an option for U.S. Jews; this stance has never been more irresponsible.
Law would waive one-year wait for new immigrants, even if they don’t move to Israel for good, despite police objections.
It would be a boon for the economy, but it's only likely to happen if the political environment in the U.S. becomes really awful - and if it does, Israel would be in trouble, too.
Experts caution that figures have since leveled off and it's too early to attribute the rise to a 'Trump effect.'
France, Belgium and Italy have proportionately lost the largest numbers of Jews to Israel; French aliyah down by one-third in 2016.
Interior Ministry says nine Venezuelan converts haven't been active in Jewish community long enough to be allowed in Israel, but documents obtained by Haaretz show this is not the case.
With its Mediterranean lifestyle, vibrant nightlife and opportunities at cool new startups, the city is the No. 1 go-to place for new immigrants.
Despite the statistics, many new Israelis cannot get psychological support in their own language.
The newly released documents show that there was no kidnapping campaign by the authorities back around 1948, but the government must still take steps to make all information available.