How Christian Evangelical Money and Biblical Prophecy Are Driving Immigration to Israel

Once the proud preserve of Jewish Diaspora organizations, aliyah funding is increasingly being ‘outsourced’ to deeply devout Christian groups with equally deep pockets and their own motives to encourage the ingathering of the exiles

After days of despair and uncertainty came some welcome news: the Israeli government would allow some 300 Ethiopians stranded in Gondar since early February to come to Israel. Their flight to Tel Aviv had received special permission to take off, they were told, even though Ben-Gurion Airport had been shuttered during the latest coronavirus lockdown.

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