Young and creative Russian-speaking Israelis who made aliyah are several times more likely to leave the Jewish state than their native-born Israeli counterparts
The Hebrew term for Jewish immigration to Israel, Aliyah is one of the basic tenets of Zionism.
Aliyah is enshrined in Israel’s Law of Return which states that any Jew has the right to immigrate to Israel and acquire Israeli citizenship.
Although few will openly admit it, Israel’s system of socialized medicine and inclusive approach to pre-existing conditions can tip the balance for American Jews considering a permanent move to Israel
Liza Rozovsky, who came to Israel as part of the main wave of aliyah from the FSU in the early 1990s, speaks to Russians who immigrated to Israel in the past decade but are now either heading back to Russia or seeking pastures new
Despite fears of surging anti-Semitism, figures obtained by Haaretz reveal that predicted increase in U.S. immigration to Israel in first quarter of 2017 fails to materialize.
Under the current law, immigrants receive a passport after a year and by proving their lives are based in Israel − unless they donate to Israeli groups or Jewish education abroad.
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.
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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.'